BlueFace has been steadily gaining curiosity from each trade sorts and the masses-at-large. Tête-à-Têtes with Drake, Young Thug, Chief Keef, and extra have already solidified his networking sport, whereas a number of mixtapes and varied loosies have accomplished work in constructing his buzz on the streets. You may end up listening to his identify on an growing foundation, but nonetheless know subsequent to nothing about him. If you rely yourselves among the many uninformed, contemplate this a crash course on all issues BlueFace; in spite of everything, his rise to prominence (although longevity is a unique beast altogether) appears inevitable.
While gangland affiliation has sometimes confirmed troublesome for rising rappers (see: Tekashi 6ix9ine), BlueFace has worn his School Yard Crip affiliation on his sleeve. Apparently, the rapper was initially placed on by his older brother, who saved a watchful eye on the younger BlueFace The Los Angeles rapper has made no secret his Crip loyalty, repping the set proudly in varied movies, together with the aptly titled “Respect My Cryp’n.” He has additionally been recognized to Crip Walk from time to time, which admittedly looks like a misplaced artwork in mainstream hip-hop. While the Blue in his moniker does communicate to his chosen set, the origin actually derives from his unyielding quest for Benjamin Franklins.
As a teen, BlueFace discovered himself regularly shifting round, attending a spread totally different excessive colleges throughout Burbank, Golden Valley, and Oakland. While the younger man actively bumped artists like The Game, G-Unit, and Snoop Dogg, he by no means pursued a rap profession till a lot later. Instead, he opted for athletics, and emerged as a standout quarterback for the Arleta Mustangs; footage has just lately surfaced BlueFace in motion, and an LA Times article experiences on him passing for 330 yards, securing three touchdowns. The rapper would go on to land a university soccer scholarship in North Carolina, although he finally moved again to California after coping with melancholy.
THE COME UP
After working just a few nine-to-five gigs, together with a quick stint at Office Depot and an fice advanced upkeep job, BlueFace determined to set his sights on the rap sport. Before They Were Famous signifies that BlueFace would attend reveals together with his homie TC-4800, who went on to go away his aux twine in BlueFace’s whip. After the rapper went to the studio to drop it f, he discovered himself becoming a member of a writing session, and laying down his verse first. “I feel it was future,” displays BlueFace. “He invited me to the studio simply to get the piece, he would have by no means invited me on a daily day.” He proceeded to drop loosies on SoundCloud, and finally, his “Dead Locs” single hit viral standing; for some context, the video at the moment sits at round four million views on YouTube alone.
Upon receiving a slew requests to carry out at Tahouitz High School, the rapper blessed them together with his first ever dwell efficiency. A clip from the present might be seen on his IG, whereupon he stands atop a automotive, shirtless, and spits bars for lots of screaming youngsters. His fanbase couldn’t get sufficient, and BlueFace discovered himself staging meet and greets for a rising legion younger followers. Even after by chance Instagraming himself within the nude, BlueFace remained unfazed, turning the inadvertent publicity into a particularly NSFW single cowl.
“OFF BEAT” FLOW
Now that BlueFace’s music is kind of established, many have taken to criticizing his fascinating vocal presence. One YouTube commenter described it as “200 seagulls preventing over a chunk bread.” Others have drawn comparisons between the free-flowing supply Suga Free, praising its originality. In reality, it has turn out to be the dominant level BlueFace associated discourse, to the purpose the place the rapper himself has come to personal the “f beat” descriptor. “The beat go on my accord,” laughs BlueFace, talking with Refuse Media. “I don’t go on the beat accord.”
BlueFace just lately discovered himself arrested on November 19th, after allegedly retaliating after being robbed. According to a report from The Signal, BlueFace was at a Chevron fuel station in Sierra Highway when he was robbed by a “Hispanic Male,” who proceeded to flee the scene in a pickup truck. BlueFace proceeded to present chase, opening hearth on the robber, which led to a collision between the 2 autos. Eventually, a collision occurred on Highway 14, although no life-threatening accidents had been reported.
Unfortunately for BlueFace, he was arrested for his involvement within the capturing slash chase, over suspicion assault with a lethal weapon. The rapper truly spent a weekend in jail, and was finally launched on a $50,000 bail. “They accomplished fucked up and freed the well-known Cryp,” warns BlueFace, shortly after his transient stint within the clink. “I’m again on my bullshit.”
On November 21st, a consultant from Cash Money West confirmed that BlueFace had joined Birdman and Wack 100’s roster. From that time, it appears as if a brand new A-lister has emerged to hit BlueFace with the co-sign. We’ve already obtained affirmation that Drake and BlueFace will probably be becoming a member of forces over a Boi-1da instrumental; “Next Big Thing and Dead Locs been my anthems,” writes Drake, in BlueFace’s DMs. “You know I’m all the time able to prepare dinner.” Look for that observe to drop within the close to future.
Not solely has the 6ix God bestowed his coveted co-sign upon the younger rapper, however so too has Lil Uzi Vert, Young Thug, Chief Keef, and Lil Pump. Upon posing with Lil Uzi, BlueFace confirms that the pair has one on the way in which. We can solely think about that his ficial debut album will function a cavalcade established artists trying to hop on the wave. What do ya’ll assume: Is BlueFace right here to remain?