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Countdown To HipHopDX At SXSW: Lil James

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 anadolescent, 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, alongsideartist such as Grammy-nominated rapper Lil Uzi Vert, Lil Jameshas released his twosinglesFollowers andCant Do It.

HipHopDX had a quick chance to chat with his ahead his performance at our Rap Rising showcase.

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