Smino is a rapper from St. Louis. He will be bringing his eclectic sound to the Canopy Club on September 21! Come listen to his sound that combines elements from hip-hop, funk, and soul. Smino grew up listening to music such as jazz, gospel, and blues which helped him develop his music taste. Drawing influence from artists like Dungeon Family and Kanye West, he has shaped his own unique sound.
Listen to one of his tracks, Father Son Holy Smoke, here:
Watch the video for his song Anita here:
CJ Run is from the United Kingdom, but is currently located locally here in Urbana and is a student at U of I. They play alternative hip hop and pop, along with adding their own vocals. They began making music at the age of 13 and have perfected their work ever since. Their style combines rhythms that anyone can vibe to. Their smooth beats and catchy lyrics should not be missed! If you have missed them at the Canopy Club in the past, now is your chance to see them live!
Listen to their EP here: