Welcome to our Weekend Six. Where we curate six Indie Rappers/Groups that we feel you need to listen to for great vibes on your weekend. Whether you need to get hype, chill on some classic hip-hop vibes, or want to hear something that’s ridding the genre lines; these are artists & songs you need to check out. This week’s features include William Weyes, Chuku, JAMS The Flava Child, ISpeakWithAGift, ILL, and Simple Man. Scroll below and immerse yourself in up & coming indie rappers.


William Weyes (@WilliamWeyes)

William Weyes is a rapper hailing from Erie, Pennsylvania. Linking with Pittsburgh producer Christo to create his latest track “The Cure”. Listen to the track below.


Chuku (@Chuku9_)

Chuku is an up-and-coming DMV rapper and producer who uses his catchy flows and lyricism to ride this inspiring beat produced by fellow WH9LE teammate Mista Bradley (@mistvbrvdley). Chuku and Mista Bradley connect on “Rejuvenated” to create a refreshing new anthem. Listen to the track below.


JAMS The Flava Child (@JAMSFlavaChild)

Born in the UK settled down in Chicago, JAMS The Flava Child cleverly blends funk and hip-hop, creating a musical project unlike anything else. Inventing sounds, pushing boundaries and introducing live instruments to driving hip-hop beats and rapid-fire rhythms, has successfully allowed JAMS to craft songs incomparable to modern music. Listen to “All I Know” below.


ISpeakWithAGift (@ISpeakWithAGift)

A rising star in Memphis, artist ISpeakWithAGift offers up a new single titled “Hustle” combining witty and fun wordplay with stellar production from the likes of VS Beats to deliver a project that’s sure to make any listener a fan. Listen to “Hustle” below.


ILL (@ILL17Shotz)

ILL is bringing back the old-school Hip-Hop; lyrical music with a meaning. His music will make you sit back and think. His passion is shown in every song he wrote, all filled with energy and love for what he is doing. Find out for yourself. Click play and watch the visual to his single “Let Me Know”.


Simple Man (@SimpleManSound)

Simple Man is a genre-confused band from Highland Park, New Jersey. Their unique flow is bolstered by the conscious, empathetic lyrical imaginings of frontman singer/rapper-songwriter Yaakov Kafka. Band guitarists Tamir Tusia, Eli Weiss and bassist Clayton McIntyre bring their unique cultural and spiritual backgrounds to life and blend hip-hop, jazz, rock, soul, and reggae to create something new. Watch the video for “Hydroplane” below.