Deante Hitchcock is about to reinvent Atlanta's sound one bar at a time

Jerel Marshall
Posted by Jerel Marshall on Oct 3

maxresdefault-78.jpg

When rap aficionados think of the current crop of Atlanta emcees slick wordplay and precise flows probably aren’t the first thing that come to mind. Up and coming rapper Deante' Hitchcock has been getting attention lately by showing that the city of Atlanta has young talent that has a lot more to bring to table than trap anthems. Hitchcock is set to showcase his talent at A3C 2016 with appearances at the ATLien Tribute Show and ZillaNoise: Attack of the Peach!

Hailing from the Southside of Atlanta, Hitchcock fell in love with the vibrant hip-hop scene in the city through the works of Lil Bow Wow and Ludacris. He began rapping at the age of 12 as a part of a duo called the Tainted Clique. Hitchcock really began to take his skill for crafting rhymes more seriously after writing  and performing a rap for his uncle who had been writing all the songs for the group.

Social media gives rappers an unprecedented amount of options to market themselves. Hitchcock has increased his online following by keeping things simple. Twitter videos of the young emcee spitting bars in his car have helped acquire a viral buzz and a reputation as one of the most talented young rappers out right now.

Hitchcock proved that his prowess for rap extends beyond backseat freestyles. He released a twelve-track project GOOD which showcases his ability to effortlessly shift from playful bragging to meaningful commentary.

Stream Deante' Hitchcock’s latest work and catch him light the stage this year at A3C.

Jerel Marshall

Written by Jerel Marshall

Jerel has covered sports, music and culture for the past 10 years. Whether writing on topics such as the Atlanta Hawks or the musical stylings of electric soul duo Honne, Jerel's work is always brimming with passion and honesty. Also, he'll probably beat you in 2K.

Topics: Music

Featured Posts

Subscribe to Email Updates

Music

Artist Advice