To cope with the early loss his mother, Detroit native rapper Lil James turned to music to work through his pain. Lil James says that after finding himself in and out jail as an adolescent, creating music became the outlet to help keep him f the streets. As one the latest artists to be signed to fellow SXSW performer DJ Drama’s label Generation Now, alongside artist such as Grammy-nominated rapper Lil Uzi Vert, Lil James has released his two singles Followers and Cant Do It.
HipHopDX had a quick chance to chat with his ahead his performance at our Rap Rising showcase.
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