“Atlanta’s soon-to-be star” – 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…” – 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” – COMPLEX
[New York, NY – March 3, 2023] Breakout Atlanta rapper Kenny Mason return with his new EP 3 via RCA Records – click here to listen. It comes alongside an official visual for the track “100 or Nun” featuring Tony Shhnow – click here to watch. This latest drop follows the release of his mixtape RUFFS in September 2022 – click here to listen. RUFFS included the tracks from his EP PUP PACK and new songs such as “SPIN N FLIP” feat. Young Nudy and “MINUTE FOREVER.”
Kenny talks about this new EP stating: “3 is a small project I wanted to give to people to seed in a newer sound I’m approaching. Each song has an intentionally distinct sound to highlight a different concept. These are essentially my 3 favorite songs made after RUFFS. Enjoy :)”
Listen to 3: https://kennymason.lnk.to/three
Watch “100 or Nun” feat. Tony Shhnow: https://kennymason.lnk.to/100
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.
Most recently, Kenny Mason has been working on new music and continuing to cultivate his elevation. Kenny’s latest 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 nearly5 million views, featured Kenny alongside the other artists on the track. This past year 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.
1. 100 or Nun feat. Tony Shhnow
3. Back Home
Buy/Stream EP 3: