26ar Is another star rapper from the legendary Borough to keep tabs on
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26ar is one of newest stars from Brooklyn that has been making moves and shaking tables. With his breakout single last year, “Maneuver” Ft. Rocko Ballin, 26ar is been one of the more consistent artists in New York’s drill renaissance. His mixtapes ‘Drench Em’ and ‘26 Never left’ (with Tazzo B and A Lau) showcase how versatile 26 is using different flows and trying new things.
To me, a big part of his success is that every time I see a new video from him it just looks like he is having fun; he’s smooth with making music which is a testament to his natural talent. One of his more recent singles, “Who I Smoke (2605 Remix),” Ft. Rocko Ballin and NiikoSauv. 26 and a few of his more consistent collaborators join the Vanessa Carlton remix fun that Yungeen Ace and his fellow Florida colleagues started but add their own spin to it.
The way 26ar, Rocko, and Sauv didn’t force any of their bars on the single was pretty solid. This also can be viewed as an indicator for 26 to continue to grow as an artist; and jump into other pockets of hip hop. To me, the Brooklyn rising star can grow into a more national force; if he allows himself to continue to try new types of productions. The talent and smoothness of his flow is already there; it’s only a matter a time. Honestly, it is not surprising given his influence from the legendary Jay Z and hip hop stalwart Cassidy.
The Crown Heights native has came along way from his hail release in 2019 to where he is currently now in life; so things are only on the way up!
I’m just glad to see that dreams of national stardom wasn’t killed but just deferred due to his lock up. Before that, 26 was a promising basketball prospect with NBA dreams. While that aspiration might be gone, the Brooklyn rapper dug into another talent and continued to shine.
He the look and the ability of a star rapper so 26ar should be an artist for anybody who loves good music in general to add to their daily rotation. 26 is here for a good time with potential to make it a long one with the right movements. If there is any indication, his appearance at Made In America festival this year is proof that he is on the right radars.
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