Isaiah Rashad

Isaiah Rashad



Isaiah Rashad McClain (born May 16, 1991), is an American hip hop recording artist and record producer from Chattanooga, Tennessee. Rashad began taking rapping seriously in tenth grade, where he and his friends would record on laptops. He spent the next few years recording at local recording studios. His first big break would be touring with rappers Juicy J, Joey Badass and Smoke DZA among others, on the 2012 Smoker's Club Tour. He is also a founding member of the Chattanooga hip hop collective The House along with fellow Chattanooga rapper TUT and a member of the Chicago hip hop collective The Village along with artist Kembe X, Alex Wiley and more.

In March 2013, Rashad signed to Carson, California-based independent record label Top Dawg Entertainment. On January 28, 2014, he released Cilvia Demo, his first extended play, via digital distribution. Cilvia Demo was met with widespread acclaim from music critics and debuted at number 40 on the US Billboard 200. Off the buzz from the release of the EP, Rashad was named to the 2014 XXL freshman class. On September 2, 2016, he released his debut studio album, The Sun's Tirade, to widespread critical acclaim. The album peaked at number 17 on the Billboard 200. Grew dreads while recording a new project that will place Rashad in art history.



The Sun's Tirade
The Sun's Tirade is the debut studio album by American rapper Isaiah Rashad.
Cilvia Demo
Cilvia Demo (also referred to as Cilvia) is the debut extended play (EP) by American hip hop recording artist Isaiah Rashad.
Free Lunch
Free Lunch is a song by musical artist Isaiah Rashad, released on August 4, 2016.
Nelly is a song by musical artist Isaiah Rashad, released on September 30, 2015.

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Isaiah Rashad Wants To Do A Talk Show With Vince Staples
  –  October 24, 2017
It’s like overdue." And while the likelihood of that ever happening is unfortunately slim, as both artists seem busy with music, there are few rappers better suited for a talk show that Vince Staples. Throw Isaiah Rashad into the mix, and you'd have some ...
Isaiah Rashad Has Great Advice for Hair-Dying, Pill-Popping Rappers
  –  October 24, 2017
Isaiah Rashad hasn't been a fixture on social media the past few months, but occasionally, the TDE emcee will pop up on Twitter and issue a potpourri of thoughts on the industry, issue an update on his next project (he's working on it, he has a title, but ...
Isaiah Rashad Wants To Do A Talk Show With Vince Staples
  –  October 24, 2017
It would be comedic gold. Isaiah Rashad is one of TDE's secret weapons, quietly putting out consistently strong albums like 2016's The Sun's Tirade. However, the rapper otherwise tends to keep things low key, and never fully dives into the public spotlight.
Where to go: Best gigs, festivals and family events
  –  October 23, 2017
Following in their lead, years later (but without the gun drama), Top Dawg Entertainment is a label which has become synonymous with the new generation of rappers making it big: Kendrick Lamar and Schoolboy Q lead the way for their peers Isaiah Rashad ...
Lune Rouge
  –  October 17, 2017
Here, the guest list is as fresh and star-studded as ever, with MNDR, Yuna, Isaiah Rashad, and Selah Sue among the featured voices that populate the Lune Rouge sphere, lending grounded, familiar touches to a soundscape that verges on otherworldly.
Hip-Hop as Therapy: The Healing Qualities of Rap
  –  October 16, 2017
Sometimes, that healing can have a physical impact on an artist. During an interview in 2016, Isaiah Rashad described music expression as working out: “After you’re done with it, you feel better? It's like that. It's like that with music and shit… I ...
After two brain surgeries, a loss of language and a breakup, beat producer Tokimonsta reflects on a tough few years
  –  October 12, 2017
In addition to Sue, “Lune Rouge”’s 11 songs feature guest appearances by artists including Lee’s frequent collaborator MNDR, Chicago rapper Joey Purp and Top Dawg Records vocalist Isaiah Rashad. The presence of rapper Purp transforms “No Way ...
In praise of Kendrick Lamar, guest star
  –  October 9, 2017
On top of that, as if contractually obligated, they all get a vintage Kendrick verse. Take, for example, “Wat’s Wrong,” off Isaiah Rashad’s excellent The Sun’s Tirade, on which Kendrick skips in on some rapid-fire double-time shit, his intensity ...
TOKiMONSTA brings the beats after nearly losing musical abilities
  –  October 2, 2017
The new music will likely make listeners happy, too. “Lune Rouge” offers 11 hypnotising tracks suited for the likes of hip-hop and R&B collaborators Yuna, Joey Purp and Isaiah Rashad. Lee, who has a background as a classically trained pianist ...
Isaiah Rashad, Joey Purp hop on TOKiMONSTA’s new song “No Way”: Stream
  –  September 8, 2017
Last November, during the 2016 edition of Tyler, the Creator’s Camp Flog Gnaw Carnival, DJ/producer TOKiMONSTA invited both Isaiah Rashad and Joey Purp to join her set. It looks as though the trio’s musical chemistry has extended off the stage, ...


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