25 Florida Rappers Who Are On The Brink Of Stardom
From Miami to L.A., the streets have been buzzing about Jay Burna for several years. Since 2008, the Fort Lauderdale native has keeping his fans at bay with mixtapes like Winters Summer been and creative music videos like “Break Me Down.” Throughout his come-up, Burna has worked alongside Grammy award-winning producer Jerry Wonda, Kid Ink, singer Sammie, and more in the studio.
After he released his Fear Is A Lie EP last year, the founder of Black Congress Music Group followed up with his most popular single thus far “Mood.” Since its VIBE debut, the single has garnered over 1.6 million plays on Soundcloud. Recently, Burna reignited his soaring momentum by releasing his latest mixtape Trill Nights.
Indigo Child Rick
Producer and rapper IndigoChildRick is one of the most creative enigmas Miami has to offer. His production styles varies from Miami Bass influenced tracks like “Hush That A$$” featuring Pouya to hard-hitting, lyrical records like “Game Over” featuring Robb Bank$. IndigoChildRick has yet to define his sound.
Rick has the potential to become the next Travis Scott with his versatile flow and cunning wordplay used in cultivating tracks like “Control” produced by Miami producer Nuri. The millenial musician is ready to make an impact on the rap game in 2016. In his recent audio offerings like “What Did You Say,” Rick embraces his Dade county roots over a catchy beat he created with Sean Pizz that will to ignite radio airwaves everywhere.
Miami rapper Sylvan LaCue’s come-up story is interesting to say the least. He began his career in 2009 under the alias QuEST after being inspired by the success of Drake’s breaktrough mixtape So Far Gone. Once he was selected to tour with Logic in 2013, LaCue was signed to Logic’s Visionary Music Group soon after and released his debut mixtape Searching Sylvan.
After dropping his stage name for his birth name and leaving VMG in 2014, LaCue’s career took a new turn into a more prominent direction. The Miami rapper formed his new collective WiseUp at the beginning of 2015 and dropped his Evangeline. The EP foreshadows a budding love story that stems from the events that occur in his most recent release Far From Familiar, which consists of 16 of his most recent deep cuts.
Bobby Biscayne, born Joevanny Astorga, represents the new generation of Dade county hustlers who are out to make a difference in hip-hop. Due to his family's grueling financial troubles, the 28-year-old spent most of his young life moving around from cities like Hialeah Gardens, Carol City, Westchester, and Coral Gables with his hard-working mother and his father, who worked as a drug-runner.
The Cuban American MC drowned out his troubles with classic tunes from Puff Daddy, Mase, Snoop Dogg , and Dr. Dre. At age 16, Biscayne enrolled in SAE music school for audio engineering, but later discovered rapping was his true passion. Since then, he's collaborated with famed Miami producer Purrp Dogg for thier collaborative record "Paris OG", dropped his visual for "Cream," and has caught the attention of Mr. Worldwide Pitbull. Bobby Biscayne plans to drop his debut mixtape Dinner at Prime later this year.
If you're a fan of Miami's rap/rock group ¡Mayday!, then you're already a fan of Bernz. The Cuban/Venezuelan emcee came up through the unique band of musicians. Once Tech N9ne signed them to his Strange Music record label, the group's career began to progress significantly.
Not long after fellow ¡Mayday! rapper Wreckonize dropped off his second solo release Sunny Winter, Bernz began to venture off to gain more success with his own solo career. Thanks to firm requests from his fans and the label, Bernz released his debut solo album See You On The Other Side earlier this year. He's also in the process of a fresh collaboration with his label mate Murs and finalizin his next ¡Mayday! album.