As XXL continues to showcase this year’s freshman class, they direct their focus to Atlanta’s up-and-comer, Raury. Watch out now.
“I have a strong grounding in folk music; I love folk music, it’s my favorite type. You know, Justin Vernon from Bon Iver, Fleet Foxes, Father John Misty, people who are really dope. But then I have a hip-hop heart, so I love Kid Cudi, I love André 3000, great inspirations. I’d say I have a folk head, a hip-hop heart and a rock soul. Down to my soul I love rock and roll, you know, I love Queen, I love soul music, too, Marvin Gaye is a giant inspiration. It’s a lot of people.”