Despite only being 19 years old, West Coast emcee Fashawn raps like a 10-year-plus veteran. Taking a major step toward giving “‘90s babies” a leg up in the current hip-hop landscape, the Fresno native recently released a mixtape with Mick Boogie, entitled One Shot One Kill. On Our Way, Fashawn describes the gritty street life with a somewhat old-school/conscious kind of flow, sort of like Dilated Peoples. That comparison didn’t pop out of thin air; Evidence, the group’s frontman, joins Fashawn’s “way” with his unique combination of wit and humor. With a DJ Premier/Statik Selektah-like beat from fellow Californian Exile, Our Way proves that strong, lyrical emceeing isn’t confined by age or region— all it takes is soul.
First DJ Booth Appearance:
"Sunday Morning (k-os Remix)" (2008)
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