#NUArtist: Skaz One

Skaz One is an activist, emcee, entrepreneur, and rapper. He is a San Francisco native and takes every opportunity to rep his city.  Skaz One has been on several tours and continues to increase his fan-base on a daily basis.  His next show will be in San Jose with San Quinn for the 420 Smokeout. Check out Skaz One’s music below:

#NUArtist: Lyrics

With a vibe that reminds you of Lil Wayne, Lyrics is taking northern California by storm. His well written verses and choruses leave no question why he goes by the name Lyrics. He ensures a good time when he adds in a smooth beat to his words. Check out Lyrics’ sound cloud and his two songs, “Magazine Flow” and “Ridin in The Fast Lane” below:

#NUArtist: Rjeez

Rjeez, a pioneer of Reel Turf Entertainment, is definitely a must have on any DJ’s playlist. He works with several other rappers such as A1Da Great, DJ Rapture, Kole Haze, Tweezy Group 2350, and Ajeezy. Rjeez is unquestionably a rapper you’ll be hearing a lot from in the future! Check out his songs “Come Andale” and “Rollin” below:

#NUArtist: Young Alien

Young Alien is an upcoming artist from the Bay Area. His high energy is clearly expressed through his music. Young Alien preaches to always be positive and that love wins everything. He said, “We can create our own reality, come follow as my life manifest and unfolds into becoming your favorite artist!” Check his music out below and watch him perform with J. Stalin on 3/25 in San Jose!

#NUArtist: Solrak

With clean production and fresh lyrics Solrak, a San Jose native, is taking over the bay area scene highlighted by his high production skills. This self made, uniquely styled rapper, is bound to catch your attention. A featured artist on Datpiff.com, his recent single “Bounce” is ripping through the charts. Check out his SoundCloud below:

#NUArtist: Swift Homicide

Hailing from Stockton, Swift Homicide are making a mark in the Bay Area and Sacramento rap scenes with their sick mixture of styles and beats. Swift Homicide’s music is brilliantly haunting and full of eerie emotions. It’s a rare twist on traditional rap music since Swift Homicide adds in a horror movie vibe to their songs. They will be performing with Mac Mall at The Blue Lamp on March 11! Check out their music below:

#NUArtist: Klass AKT

Klass AKT is a group of two artists from the Bay Area, King Klydus and Twitch. Both Klydus and Twitch are both veterans in the music industry, constantly evolving their revolutionary sound as to generate excitement for their fans. Originally signed with Stoner Gang Ent., Klass AKT has performed in multiple cities all over California including Santa Cruz, San Diego and Chico.

Klass AKT has a strong positive message for the youth, promoting hard work and progression with each track. Poetic lyrics that paint a vivid picture in your mind delivered in a wavy yet perfectly calculated flow, Klass AKT has a unique sound that separates them from the competition.

They are going to perform in Oakland with Mac Mall on March 12! Check their music out below:


KIINGQUEEN is a fierce upcoming rapper coming from Sacramento. She has lyrics and beats that are sure to make any crowd dancing. KIINGQUEEN is definitely a rapper that can stand out in any show because of her talent and personality. You can sense her unique vibe in her singles “Money Ova Erry Thing”, “Mix A”, “Simple”, “Attention Haters”, and “Super Cali Fresh”. Check out her music below and catch her performing with HBK Skipper in Oakland on February 26!

“I’m the king of all queens.”-KIINGQUEEN

#NUArtists: Smoke Da Bandit

Smoke Da Bandit was born Antoine Towers in East Oakland. He started rapping at an early age and loved performing on plays and doing talent shows. His music was heavily influenced by LL Cool J, NWA, DMX, E,inem, and Drake. Smoke Da Bandit began writes his own songs and enjoys freestyle Battling. He found it to be an effective way to express himself and his deepest feelings. Now you can find this Oakland native rocking the microphone in many events. He has done countless amounts of club dates, open mic sessions, etc.  Smoke Da Bandit takes every opportunity he’s presented to win a crowd over and strengthen his fan base. He loves spending time recording records in a calm environment where he can express himself and make sure his records are clear and well thought out. Smoke Da Bandit has worked with some very great artist Kali Kash, Kafani, Jon Nash, Chase Banks to name a few. He’s constantly working to perfect his craft. So stay tuned as this hard working Bay Area native takes the industry by storm. Check out some of his music below!

#NUArtist: Mystery Chissell

At the age of 8 this #NUArtist already knew that she was destined to be a rapper. Heavily influenced by Prince, Mystery Chissell started writing her own songs at only 16 years old. Mystery Chissell has collaborated with several other Bay Area natives including Sunrayz W. Beamin, Papa Don, KMX, Enearas Blue, and Legacy. She may have been born in Texas, but Mystery Chissell has become one of the most well known female rappers in the Bay Area.

“Famous without a check!! Long over due!! Unique and Rare!! Not Ordinary!! True Artists!!!”

-Tracey Parks Trunk Ready Records

Check out some of Mystery Chissell’s music below: