So far, the rap game has been ready for a takeover, now more than ever before. With some incredible releases from the genre’s superstars such as Drake (Dark Lane Demo Tapes), Future (High Off Life), and Lil Baby (My Turn), the game has been pushing emcees to step it up a notch. But now, there are new talents who are rewriting their way to success and greatness thanks to the introduction of a different sound that’s catching the world by storm. Whether it’s the re-emergence of the UK drill sound causing the birth of “Brooklyn drill music” or the South stealing a page of Andre 3000 by “having something to say,” there are new talented acts who have been turning heads with their bopping headbangers that resonate a new generation of hip hop fans.
Here’s our list of emcees you should keep an eye on because they are bound to have a big year in 2020.