15 Unsigned Rappers Who Should Get a Deal After SXSW

Young Scooter

Affiliations: Freebandz, 1017 Brick Squad, Black Migo Gang
Previous Releases: Plug Talkin'; Finessin' and Flexin'; Married to the Streets; Voice of the Streetz; Plug Brothers with Cartel MGM; Street Lottery; Free Bricks II with Gucci Mane
X-Factor: A slick, distinctive delivery.
At SXSW?: Yes

He's been cosigned by two of Atlanta's biggest rap entities in Gucci Mane and Future. Associated with both rappers' crews, his recent tape with Gucci (Free Bricks II) served only to cement his growing status as the street rapper du jour in Atlanta.

His style of "count music" isn't exactly novel in street rap, but his hits are. The nearly-drumless "Columbia" is a major regional hit matched by his delivery's loose, untethered rhythmic approach, which gives his rapping an unruffled swagger. His lyrics are often a series of drug-dealing boasts that seem almost too outlandish to be believed. He's got the ambiguously audacious thing down pat.

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