It’s 2015 and there are some amazing artists that are crawling out from the woodworks. We have Dave East, Tory Lanez, Aaron Camper, and Bryson Tiller just to name a few. If you don’t know none of these artists than you have been living under a rock and you need to binge listen to ALL of them.
These artists have climbed their way to the top of our playlists and the charts. By next year you guys should know who these new artists and know even more information about them. Here is a little more information on these artists. Comment on who you think will take the newbie crown.
Dave East is a 27 year-old from East Harlem, New York. He got some exposure in 2014 from his 5th mixtape ‘Black Rose‘. Even rapper Naz was impressed by this new artist. He also played basketball for University of Richmond and later transferred to Towson University in Baltimore. In 2014 Dave was the newest single of Nas’ Mass Appeal Records. On October 1, Dave released this 7th mixtape ‘Hate Me Now” hosted by DJ Drama with features from Pusha T, Nas, Mack Wilds, Jadakiss and many more.
Tory Lanez is a 23 year-old from Toronto, Canada. He is a rapper, singer, songwriter, producer, and fashion designer. He received recognition from his mixtapes ‘Conflicts of My Soul: The 416 Story’ in 2013, and ‘Lost Cause” the new year. In 2014, Tory dropped a song called “Teyana” after he Facetimed the singer. Tory also claimed to have ghostwritten for artist such as Akon, Travis Scott, August Alsina, Meek Mill and T.I., although he said that he has gotten credit for the songs that he has written for. On July 31, Tory released his hit single called ‘Say It‘ off of his debut album expected to release in 2016.
Aaron Camper is contemporary R&B singer and songwriter from Salisbury, Maryland. Starting in 2006, he’s preformed and recorded with Tye Tribbett. Aaron also co-wrote ‘Power,’ a song from Marvin Sapp’s Grammy nominated album called ‘Thristy‘(2007). A few years later he branched out of the gospel realm and started to work with R&B, Pop and Dance artists such as Justin Timberlake, Chris Brown, J Cole, and David Guetta. He later partnered with musical Director/Producer Adam Blackstone of Bassic Black Entertainment to jump start his solo career. Which Aaron later released his first mixtape in 2011 called, ‘Welcome To My World‘ was his platform to take his name to the top. In 2015, Aaron released his moody slow jams ‘Hypnotizing‘ and a mid tempo song ‘Choose You‘, two of his best hit singles.
Bryson Tiller is a singer/ songwriter and an occasional rapper from Louisville, Kentucky. He started with his mixtape in 2011, ‘Killer Instinct Vol. 1‘, which has over 5,000 downloads. His debut album, T r a p s o u l was released on Oct. 2, 2015. He is only 22 years-old and is already killing the game rite now with his soulful Drake-ish tone. Bryson received massive attention from his breakout hit single ‘Don’t‘ which he originally released on his Soundcloud page, which has now accumulated over 35 million streams. His earlier co-signs were superstar producer Timbaland and Canadian rapper/singer Drake, which led him to multiple major label deals. In the end Bryson chose to sign a creative partnership with RCA Records in August.