George Watsky is a songwriter, record producer, and poet who broke out as a rapper with his viral video “Pale kid raps fast” in 2011. He has released six studio albums: Watsky in 2009, Cardboard Castles in 2013, All You Can Do in 2014, x Infinity in 2016, Complaint in 2019, and Placement in 2020. Also known for his slam poetry, Watsky was featured on Season 6 of Russell Simmons Presents Def Poetry.
G Yamazawa is a Durham, North Carolina rapper and spoken word poet who became the youngest poet to become a National Poetry Slam Champion at the age of 24. His North Carolina anthem “North Cack” has amassed millions of listens on Spotify and views on YouTube and his debut album Shouts to Durham, charted at #37 on the iTunes top 100 rap albums. In 2020 he released his latest album Durham vs. Everybody, featuring Petey Pablo on the remix of “North Cack.”