“Atlanta’s soon-to-be star” – Sidney Madden, NPR
“Vince Staples-esque detachment, acrobatic triplets in the vein of Lil Baby, and a dutch-angle chirp akin to recent Playboi Carti.” – Entertainment Weekly
“Few artists are able to consistently generate this level of quality and effective storytelling…” – Tyler Borland, Ones To Watch
“The phrase “genre-bending” [has] never been used more appropriately than to describe the music of 25-year-old rapper Kenny Mason” – Jesica McKinny, COMPLEX
[New York, NY – September 28, 2022] Breakout Atlanta rapper Kenny Mason drops new mixtape RUFFS via RCA Records – click here to listen. The project includes the tracks from his recently released EP PUP PACK and new songs such as “SPIN N FLIP” feat. Young Nudy and “MINUTE FOREVER.” Kenny’s new music comes on the heels of his buzzing single “Stick,” a Dreamville collaboration with J. Cole, JID and Sheck Wes from the D-Day: A Gangsta Grillz Mixtape. The “Stick” visual, which has already racked up over3 million views, featured Kenny alongside the other artists on the track. Recently, Kenny has been on the festival circuit with sets at Rolling Loud, Wireless Festival, Bonnaroo and more, in addition to making surprise appearances at Coachella on JID’s set and Governor’s Ball on J. Cole’s set.
Listen to RUFFS Mixtape: https://kennymason.lnk.to/ruffs
Kenny first broke out in the rap space in 2019 with his buzzing single “Hit,” which catapulted him from Atlanta’s underground DIY scene to the national spotlight. As Kenny continued to release more music, he became increasingly known for his versatility and unique sound. His bars and genre-bending abilities that incorporates elements of 90’s punk, grunge, hip-hop and more, sets him apart from the rest. Kenny Mason has received critical acclaim from press, being included on The FADER,Entertainment Weeklyand more in addition to features withRolling Stone, XXL, VMANandFLAUNT. His 2019 single “G.O.A.T.” was also featured in season one of HBO’s hit show, Euphoria.Kenny released his debut album Angelic Hoodrat in 2020, followed by the alternative version Angelic Hoodrat: Supercut in 2021. The latter expanded upon the themes he set forth on the original debut album, showcasing his sweeping vocal range and well-earned reputation for stretching beyond the confines of rap. The new project continues the theme of duality inherent within its title, Angelic Hoodrat representing the concepts of light within darkness, beauty within ugliness, and hope within despair. Kenny Mason has been working on new music andcontinuing to cultivate his elevation. Listen to his new RUFFS mixtape out now.
PUP PACK EP Tracklist
04. DIP! feat. DavidTheTragic!
05. MINUTE FOREVER
06. DOUBLE UP
07. RX feat. Amindi
08. SPIN N FLIP feat. Young Nudy
09. MAMA DON’T KNOW
10. NOSEDIVE feat. Jean Dawson
11. 333 / ATOM
14. BLACK HEART
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