In the pocket with nuanced, reflective bars or atop sunny, soulful bounce, Sacramento-born and Berkeley-bred Caleborate paints a vivid portrait of life as a Northern Californian 20-something, from the cinematic vistas of the Oakland hills to visceral childhood memories.
Lauded by Pigeons & Planes as “smart, introspective hip-hop” and deemed “one of the most promising spitters out right now” by XXL, the 24-year-old bares all through a kaleidoscoping mosaic of love and heartbreak, weed smoke and college loans, family ties and simmering ambitions, triumph and loss.
19 year old rapper, songwriter and producer Osquello, a.k.a Fabiano Lewis has just dropped his debut EP 'Good Morning Simulation'. A startlingly assured collection from a young artist with limitless potential, blending hip-hop, indie and jazz with skill and ease.
After some important collaborations with people such as Clairo, Declan McKenna, Sugi.Wa ,Brockhampton and Goldie ‘Good Morning Simulation’ is the sound of Osquello stepping into the limelight.
The EP highlights universal sounds laying his feelings out for all to see: it’s this honesty which makes him such a unique and vital voice, allowing him to forge a genuine connection with fans.
His music is multifaceted and draws inspiration from his personal experiences.
After being recognised by big names such as Fader, High Snobiety , NME, Clash, Giles Peterson, BBC1extra osquello is set to release his debut Album “Osqstock” in 2020.