Kyeyote / Press

“EP of the Year Native Chicagoan and Best Rap?Hip Hop/ nominee Kyeyote hasn’t looked back since moving to the 817 area.”

“Several impressive new artists popped up in the 817 this year. Some formed. Others have been active for a while but have only now appeared on the radar. The Rakim-esque Kyeyote is a recent Chicago transplant who made his Fort Worth debut a few months ago — and floored the overwhelming crowd with his knotty, hyper-articulate rhymes. Lola’s Saloon was the site of another dazzling performance, this one by the newish indie-prog emcee.”

“Kyeyote’s rapping versatility is on full display in his first album, the 22-track opus KEWL, featuring the single “Kewl,” Produced by legendary music producer and Kanye West mentor No. I.D. probably the most poppy and well-worn track on the disc. DJs in New York, Chicago, Atlanta, Phoenix, and Dallas markets spin it....”