HNHH's 'On The Come-Up' profiles rising rappers and producers that show strong promise but haven't necessarily seen much shine on the site. This could range from those deep underground to artists on the cusp of the mainstream that we've overlooked. You'll find their defining characteristics broken down by category.
Qushawan Farrar, akaÂ Deniro Farrar, is a rising rapper born and raised inÂ Charlotte, North Carolina - specifically theÂ Little Rock Apartments and theÂ high-crimeÂ communityÂ of Tuckaseegee (704 Queen's City, CLT). Working with independent labelÂ Black Flag Records, he started gatheringÂ momentum in late 2010 with the release ofÂ Feel This,Â his 31-track debut mixtape. He's gone on to release several other projects since, and has been networking extensively, steadily gainingÂ recognitionÂ from all the major blogs. He's also been collaborating with some of the most progressive young producers in the game.Â
Farrar displays a crazy amount ofÂ passion for rap, both live and on record.Â His brutally honest lyricismÂ is unmatchedÂ right now, and his work as a whole is aÂ breath of fresh air amidst all the fakeness. His future's looking bright.
Read on for a breakdown of what he'sÂ doing right.Â