Oscar Black has been a fixture in the CT Hip Hop scene for several years. Born and raised in Hartford Conn., he has been rapping since he was just in the 5th grade. As of today, he has done over 150 shows up and down the east coast, and has performed alongside artists such as Jadakiss, Sean Kingston, Jim Jones, 50 Cent, Rick Ross, Lil Wayne, Young Jeezy, Lil Kim and many more. Oscar Black’s music is extremely diverse, and he gets his inspiration from the struggles within the streets and hardships of love and money. He is a very well-rounded rapper and welcomes the challenge of any topic over any beat. In the last 10 years, he has had 21 songs hit the radio including New York, Boston, North Carolina and Atlanta.
Currently, Oscar is working toward making new music and not only getting his music played on the radio stations across the country but also continuing to pack out different venues that he performs in. Oscar is also focusing on interacting with his fans through social media, creating video blogs, utilizing Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat as well as his own YouTube and Vevo channel. Oscar has just finished a mixtape titled ‘Always Wanted’ and plans to promote his first single ‘WAIT’ within the fourth quarter of 2016.
Once affiliated with G-Unit, Oscar has taken some time to himself, and is now on the path back to the top of the Hip Hop scene. He was named Best New Artist in 2007 by Holler Back Music Awards. Oscar Black was also a 3 time “Artist of the Year” from 2008 to 2011, won Best Video for his track ‘Get Loose With It’ in 2010, and his video ‘We Paid’ also won Video of the Year in 2012 from Model Mayhem Magazine. Now, Oscar’s main focus is continuing to build relationships with his fans while headlining his first tour in 2017.
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