New Video: Raz Simone Turns Heads With ‘Don’t Shine’


After giving the world Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, Seattle might be serving up another superstar in the form of Raz Simone, the alleged first rapper signed to Lyor Cohen and Todd Moscowitz’s new record label, 300. He just dropped off his new video for ‘Don’t Shine,’ produced by Rex Kudo and Ilan Proper, which underlines his hybrid ability to sing a wafting hook and lay down piercing bars on the same song. Is this guy next? See for yourself below. — Max Weinstein