It's not hype. It's not a hit. It's not an image. It's all of the above, the product of diligence that only a true fan understands; G reinterprets what he loves, not what everyone wants to hear, but in 2011 its looking like those two paths are starting to merge. Gʼs been a fixture on the local New Orleans rap scene for a few years and more recently in the music blogosphere, but in the last few months his popularity has surged and as his national profile has grown exponentially.
His latest mixtape, The Endless Summer, produced Runaround Sue, who's sun stroked throwback video garnered over 100,000 plays on Youtube in the first week. But it all comes back to the live show, one New Orleans music critic summed it up... “the young crowd was reaching the levels of mass hysteria reserved for the 50s and 60s rock ʻnʼ roll legends to whom G-Eazy has been paying so much homage...” PRESS “In a style that is very much his own, G-Eazy's played shows with Girl Talk and Chiddy Bang, and toured with the likes of megastars Lil' Wayne, Big Sean, and (juuust right?) Drake." -San Francisco Bay Guardian "He has that je ne sais quoi that makes someone a "firework.” His interactions with the crowd were seamless and his actual performance was perfection." -Earmilk "G-Eazy came back from the tour knowing how to format a show, work a crowd, and develop an instant rapport with the audience." –East Bay Express mtvU Woodie Nominee, DJ Booth and Pigeons & Planes “Top Artist To Break in 2012” Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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