We're going to tell the story of the future of regional rap music by documenting the boldest rap scenes around the country and our favorite artists in these scenes.
TOM THE MAILMAN
In Detroit Bruiser Wolf and the Bruiser Brigade clique started by Danny Brown are committed to being the most eccentric artists and producers on the map, whether you like it or not.
"I put ‘Bruiser’ in front of my name, like a badge of honor for me, to express my loyalty."
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"The name 'Tom The Mail Man' was a switch for me: I would turn it on and then I could be confident in myself."
In Atlanta Tom The Mail Man and the whole Airwaves crew are shattering your expectations of what rap music can be – and their plan is to become global superstars by destroying all stereotypes.
TOM THE MAIL MAN
"Relatability is probably my superpower as an artist. I only speak on what I know, so the music is a reflection of Chicago."
Chicago rapper femdot. left his scientific studies behind the return to his home and to hip-hop -- a move that led to, among other things, him becoming a favorite among the city’s most beloved rappers and beyond.
"I got the whole city behind me, the biggest rapper in the game at the time from LA put me on, that’s a badge of honor and I gotta rep for my city."
After cosigns from some of LA's greatest, including the late Nipsey Hussle, Bino Rideaux is next up as a nationwide name from the LA hip-hop scene.
"Creating art... it's advantageous, to be honest."
Together as Armand Hammer, billy woods and ELUCID have been making waves quietly for years. With a new record produced by rap icon The Alchemist, Armand Hammer and their Backwoodz Studioz scene are finally getting the shine they've longed deserved.
""I put ‘Bruiser’ in front of my name, like a badge of honor for me, to express my loyalty."