Hip-Hop / Rap
EARTHGANG is a dynamic rap duo created by Johnny Venus and WowGr8 during their high school days. They spent their long college nights recording in their dorm rooms and collaborating with local producers. In 2010, EARTHGANG released their first EP The Better Party, which was succeeded by two mixtapes and several singles. Three years later, the duo released their debut album Shallow Graves For Toys.
But it wasn’t until 2017 when they were finally signed by J. Cole to his label Dreamville Records. They refer to their sound as “Southern-fried soul,” and it might be the most spot-on self-description we’ve ever heard. Their tracks range from playful and upbeat to more somber and deeper lyrics which comment on political issues like race and equality.
Their latest single “Proud of U” featuring Young Thug is one of the first songs from their upcoming debut full length album, Mirrorland, coming out in 2019. The album is something EARTHGANG has feverishly worked on over the past year. EARTHGANG has supported acts like J. Cole, Mac Miller, Billie Eilish and is opening for Smino this spring.
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