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Rising Bronx rapper Kemba shares his new single "Exhale" [feat. Smino]. "Exhale" only scratches the surface of Kemba's immense lyrical talent. It acts as a reminder that through all the trials and tribulations, he's still an important fixture in NY rap and hip-hop as a whole. This single sets the tone for what's to come from Kemba as he works on his next body of work.
Be on the lookout for a lot more soon.
It makes perfect sense Kemba calls The Bronx—the birthplace of hip-hop—home. He literally carries the genre with him everywhere. Making a name for himself as a fan favorite under the name of YC The Cynic, he dropped a series of lauded projects and songs from 2010 through 2013. Adopting the moniker Kemba, he ignited his rise with his 2016 album Negus which received critical acclaim. In addition to a highly cited interview on Real Late W/Peter Rosenberg, he joined Kendrick Lamar
on stage for a spontaneous performance that was widely circulated online. His skills not only impressed Kendrick but also caught the eye of Brasstracks (Chance The Rapper's "No Problem
" ), who reached out and went to work, helping Kemba craft his forthcoming album due out next year.
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