A solo artist named Twist brings forth true essence and substance to the Hip Hop genre. Influencied by artists such as Nas, Redman and A Tribe Called quest, Twist fell in love with the Hip Hop scene and began expressing himself through music at the age of 13. With striking punch lines, a smooth flow and unique style, Twist is not just a lyricist; he is a true a storyteller.
Before becoming a solo artist, Twist was in a five-member rap group called North Side Sound. The group went on to record an EP entitled “Northern Enlightenment”. With tapes and vinyl pressed, they promoted their album to DJ’s and radio stations across the city and performed at local bars and clubs. After gaining experience in recording and performing, the group separated to pursue solo careers. Twist would continue his musical career by making tracks and learning the business side of the music industry. His future plans include creating his own label with additional focus on recruiting and managing new talent.
Twist has released his debut album entitled “Hip Hop With A Twist”. He has also created a mix tape called “The Calm Before The Storm” which was used for promotion prior to the album’s release. Twist will continue to release new material and perform more shows to maintain maximum exposure.
Many fans of the genre are wondering, “What happened to the music? “What happened to the love and real meaning of the culture?”. Well, Hip Hop is alive and well and being brought back with the skills and creativity that today’s music has been so deeply lacking. A self proclaimed, “Lyrical Legacy”, Twist is the future of Hip Hop. So stay tuned, because this artist is ready and coming out with a vengeance to spread his musical talents worldwide.