Quickly becoming a Beat listener favorite, “Moolah” by Young Greatness has already racked up more than 3 million YouTube hits and a few milli Soundcloud plays. The artist behind the melodic hip-hop joint was just featured in Rolling Stone’s 10 New Artists You Need to Know: March 2016 issue.
A New Orleans native, Young Greatness moved to Houston after Hurricane Katrina. His mixtape last year, “I Tried to Tell ‘Em”, put him in the spotlight with his unique fusion of regional sounds influenced by his NOLA upbringing, ATL trap beats and a Houston work ethic he developed after seeing how artists like Bun B and Beyoncé focused in the studio. “When I seen the other artists working every single day, I kind of adapted to my surroundings. It was like calisthenics to me.”
Check out the full article on Rolling Stone and keep it on The Beat to hear it again soon!