Welcome to our first On Our Radar piece! In this series, we’ll be highlighting some impressive upcoming talent and giving you a deeper look at who they really are. We’ll be alternating each week from artists and producers, so we’ll be starting off today with artists. Rather than our traditional blog format, we’ll be highlighting some quick (and important) points about each featured creative, plus we’ll be featuring links to some fire releases.
Originally from: Haiti
Raised: Broward (Florida)
Currently: Brooklyn, NY
Fun Fact: Saskya has already toured throughout the US and Canada.
Originally from: Windsor, Ontario, Canada
Raised: Winnipeg, MB, Canada
Fun Fact: Max Winds has no fun. He only raps.
Originally from: Los Angeles, CA
Raised: Los Angeles, CA
Currently: Los Angeles, CA
Fun Fact: LAKE!’s first video for “Dead Roses” was shot by Jake The Shooter, who’s famous for his visual work with TikTok and music industry stars.
Originally from: DMV
Raised: Columbia, MD
Currently: Chicago (if not in DMV)
Fun Fact: BADGER is 6’5”!
Originally from: Miami, Florida
Raised: Miami, Florida
Currently: Broward County, Florida
Fun Fact: Brent likes tasting salt before he has cereal.
Originally from: Jamaica
Fun Fact: Kwad is one of the first artists that Pusha T sought to sign to his new label, Heirwave Music Group.
Originally from: Harlem, NY
Raised: Teaneck, NJ
Currently: Manhattan, NY
Fun Fact: “ i live in da moment; but plan for the future.”
Originally from: Fort Worth, TX
Raised: Arlington, TX
Currently: Arlington, TX
Fun Fact: “I can made a dress from scratch.”
That’s it for this week! Tune in next week for Volume 2, which will feature some of our favorite upcoming producers!