6. Darq E Freaker
Best known in the rap world for his insane song “Blueberry (Pills & Cocaine)” with the incomparable Danny Brown, Darq E Freaker is a UK-based Grime producer who mixes body-numbing bass with a touch of UK Garage for explosive party music. His track with Brown became a club staple overseas and led to work with rapper Gita on her “Mardi Gras” track, where Darq again flexes his hyper-knock beat chops. He even picked up the mic and started rhyming in his own new wave rap group, Nu Brand Flexxx. NYC fans can catch him at MoMA PS1’s Warm Up concert on August 17th.
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