According to reliable sources, hip-hop has been resurrected. Hip-hop’s appealing quality is that it embodies the American dream, where hard work and perseverance takes men from “rags to riches.” The following artists embody that struggle and keep ears glued to ear phones through their lyricism and sick beats.

Not everyone can be the next big thing, but these guys come damn near close. Starved is letting you know who to look out for and if you haven’t heard of them, don’t forget their names because, in the words of J.COLE

they are “about to blow-up.”