Q Da Fool
Q Da Fool (b. George Hudnall) is a rapper hailing from Largo, Maryland. As exemplified through his raw, vibrant lyricism, the 20-year-old draws from his past experiences to best tell his story, turning to his music as a way to both elevate and be a voice for others. After a couple of stints behind bars, the DMV native took ownership of his past mistakes, placing a newfound importance on developing his craft as an MC, as well as through converting to Islam. Q Da Fool is a versatile rapper with a knack for switching up his flow and creating thought-provoking street anthems. From unleashing his No Competition mixtape within the first weeks of 2018 to churning out three projects in 2017 (I Empty Pistols, Dirty But Clean, More Den a Savage 2), Q Da Fool is proving that one can build an expansive catalog without compromising quality. With four years in the rap game, the natural born leader has gone on to work with the likes of Gucci Mane, Zaytoven, Shy Glizzly, Fat Trell, Chess Beats and his hometown crew, Rich Shotta Squad. With a collaborative mixtape with Zaytoven slated as his next release of the year and his eyes fixated on his promising future, Q Da Fool is well on his way.
Atlanta rapper Lil Keed was raised in the same rough neighborhood as Young Thug, and was heavily influenced by Thug's music before Keed eventually signed with his YSL label. Lil Keed's style stayed true to the trippy, Auto-Tuned trap style that Thug helped usher in, and after establishing himself locally in the greater Atlanta area, he broke through nationally on the strength of singles like "Fetish."Lil Keed first started making music with his younger brother Lil Gotit, posting songs online and scoring some regional hits in 2017. The death of a friend who also rapped motivated him to take his music more seriously and he started spending all of his time in the studio stockpiling new tracks. Early mixtapes and songs like "Blicky Blicky" helped make a name for the rapper around Atlanta and he soon signed on with YSL for the release of his 2018 Mixtape Trapped on Cleveland 2. Before the year was out he released a remix of his song "Fetish" featuring a guest spot by Young Thug and followed with the star-studded Keed Talk to 'Em mixtape. The 15-track collection reworked some of his best-known songs and included featured verses from big names like 21 Savage, Trippie Redd, Lil Yachty, Lil Durk, and many others.