Traveling to Austin from San Jose, hip hop up-and-comer Antwon
came to party for the Gorilla vs. Bear
collaborative set at Hype Machine
's Hype Hotel. Featuring a dirtied-up tone and flow, the rapper spit over a plethora of styles while putting on an impressive performance for the crowd. Antwon's variety of beats range from old school hip-hop to cloud rap and his lyrics discuss both personal and entertaining stories.
A definite talent, don't be surprised to hear more from Antwon in the near future.
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Antwon is a new breed of rapper/musician that's part of the new more eclectic style of Hip Hop embracing Internet culture and flourishing amongst the blogosphere and file-share sector. He hails from San Jose, CA, backed by his long time friend DJ Sex Play. Many have compared his flow to that of Notorious B.I.G. His topics range from death obsession/nihilism to love of women and praise of food. His first official mixtape, Fantasy Beds, was released in September 2011.