From what was initially a neighbourhood-based cultural practice, Hip-Hop has permeated societal culture in an unprecedented way. Hip-Hop extended it's boundaries before breaking them down entirely to accept any and everyone; gender, economic class and race extinguished as the genre's influence washed over society and in a way, unified a diverse group of people.
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.