FOUR RAPPERS GIVING US REASONS TO WATCH CHARLOTTE, NC’S RAP SCENE

It’s the fourth most populous city on the Eastern Seaboard, but it’s hip-hop scene has never really had its moment—until now.
  1. Bankroll Bird
    Bird upstaged Young Thug with his freestyle of the rapper’s song "Check", and his sing-song style on “True Story” is both earworm-inducing and emotional.
  2. King Mez
    Although he’s from Raleigh, not Charlotte, his extensive work on Dr. Dre’s Compton proves he’s an artist to watch.
  3. Rashaun Hampton
    Like Travis Scott, his talent is raw, and each new track reveals a real next step forward in his growth as an artist.
  4. Well$
    This Congolese-American rapper is a charismatic live performer and is ready to rep the state of North Carolina.