Hip hop is a global game these days which means talent can be hidden around any corner. It could even present itself in the form of an Uber drive. That’s how I got introduced to the Denver-managed, Paris-living, Ghanaian-born artist TightFist and his story caught my interest just as much as his catchy music.
DNA Picasso has been one of our favorite rappers in Colorado for some time now and we're very excited that he's dropped a great new project with #ForTheRecord. We had the opportunity to attend DNA's listening party for the new tape and it was clear from the get-go that this was about to be some dope music.
The hip hop scene in Denver is finally beginning to thrive and performances like Ski Mask The Slump God's are part of the reason why. As you can see from the Frank Morales shot video, the energy Ski brings is palpable; you can nearly taste the crowd's excitement as they thump along with the South Florida rapper. With a packed, lively crowd, shows like Ski Mask's are proof that there is a hip hop audience in the Mile High City, people just need to bring out some enthusiastic performances. If this show was confirmation of anything, it's that there will be a lot more shows with sold out crowds making some serious noise in Denver.
The hip hop scene in Colorado is starting to build its community and events like tonight's The Conglomerates Music Showcase are a big reason why. Highlighting the artists who are working hard to put the Box State on the map is an important aspect to growing the scene and there are some very talented artists to get to know. Learn more about the artists performing tonight below.