Rising from fierce independence to collaborating with some of the most celebrated names in hip-hop, multi-faceted rapper Rapsody has grown with every release. Her early mixtapes featured psychedelically soulful beats from legendary producer 9th Wonder, and by the late 2010s, she was trading verses with Kendrick Lamar, J. Cole, Anderson .Paak, and other greats. Her second album, Laila's Wisdom (2017), continued to expand the depth of her lyricism and gloss of production, and was nominated for multiple Grammys. She has since affirmed the deep influence of Black women across political history and artistic disciplines with her third proper album, Eve (2019). Rapsody was born Marlanna Evans in 1983. She grew up in Snow Hill, North Carolina, developing an interest in music at a young age through her parents' record collections. After seeing ...
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Eve 2019 Eve
 
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