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Back in 2018 we wrote an article called ‘9 Masked rappers whose songs are actually pretty dope 🎭‘ since then some of the artists removed their masks! Has the masked rapper’s hype died down? First let’s see who ditched the mask for a bait face.
The South London rapper was very well known for his ski mask that he sported in all his tracks but in his song ‘Big Mood’ he reveals his face. Since then he has left the mask in the past.
K Trap bodied that raf instrumental ❄️❄️ pic.twitter.com/u7n683kv86— 9bills.co.uk (@9bills) August 27, 2017
The OFB revolution will be televised. Since RV took of his mask he has penned hits with other OFB members, dropped a join project with Headie One as well as an individual one & has become renowned for his witty social media comments.
Headie One goes back to back with RV then RV spazzes 💥😨🔥 pic.twitter.com/tlI1HLXBOm— 9bills.co.uk (@9bills) January 30, 2018
The Homerton drill artist revealed his face before his ‘Drilliam Shakespeare’ . He is known for his extremely intricate wordplay and hard hitting bars.
Since removing his mask Russ has found chart success with ‘Keisha in Becky’ and ‘Gun Lean’ .
Now for the list of masked artists you should add to your playlist today (correct as of September 2020)
1. M Huncho
Genre: Wave rap
Trivia: He gained popularity with his mad about bars. He has since become a giant in the U.K. wave scene and even designed his own bespoke mask.
Most recognised track: Tranquility
Trivia: Part of the Zone 2 music group found in Peckham. With his decadent flow Kwengface bounces all drill beats with ease and extremely real and raw content.
Most recognised tracks: link up tv behind bars, Auntie
Trivia: He wears a mask by Marvel super hero Deadpool. The Homerton rapper has recently upped his level with his new take Yūdokuna and seems to putting his all into rap.
Most recognised track: Charged up
Trivia: The rapper is currently on a lengthy prison sentence. Which is unfortunate as he really breaking ground within the scene.
Most recognised track: Take that risk
Trivia: SL exploded onto the scene with gentleman he has since been on tour with Nines and he isn’t even 18!
Most recognised track: Gentleman
How old is SL again before I say I fancy him?— G. (@delusss_) March 6, 2018
Trivia: LD is part of the 67 group and is somewhat the stand out member with his highly recognised silver mask.
Most recognised track: Live corn
Trivia: The Croydon rapper got his initial recognition from his track on the top boy tape.
Most recognised: year of the real
8. Kilo jugg
Trivia: The unique octopus catches the eye. His rap style is melodic but he does not use auto tune it is a different but effective approach.
Most recognised track: bye
9. Meekz manny
Trivia: The Manchester rapper seems to have the Manchester streets in headlock with his raw content.
Most recognised track: hoods hottest
Rah Meekz Manny just dropped some crazy visuals pic.twitter.com/EVZg7QeopL— Abdi TV (@AbdiTV) June 27, 2020
Catch these masked rappers and more new UK hip hop music on the 9bills Top Tracks playlist