East Coast rap originated in New York City during the 70s and established the city (and the Bronx more specifically) as a cradle for musical innovation. Since then, East Coast hip hop has only become more popular and has expanded outside of New York to include Philadelphia, Washington D.C. and other outposts.
B.T. the Artist, AKA Bryanne Toney, is set to be one of the next Legendary Artists to come out of the east coast. Straight from Dorchester, Massachusetts home of malcolm x. B.T. the artist combines the flow with some greatest artists on the east coast, such as 50 Cent, Jay Z, Big Pun, Nas, Wu-Tang Clan, Big l Chuck D, ll Cool Jadakiss, Epmd, and Busta Rhymes Rakim Big Daddy Kane and KRS one. For a long time, the upper east coast and the east, in general, has been ignored in the hip-hop circles except for the rise of legendary artist like J Cole and Cardi B; Pop smoke otherwise, the flow and artistic lyrical mastery has been overshadowed by the rise of trap and drill music.
However, east coast rappers still prevent east coast hip hop, and battle rap has been in huge demand; scorching youtube numbers shows consistently selling out shows with some of the best lyrist to ever rap on a microphone. Also, east coast hip hop has the highest views on the versus battles productions, for example, the versus battle between the lox and dipset and big daddy kane vs krs-one and dmx vs snoop dogg.
A new generation of east coast legends is about to emerge. his debut album, big dreams, big plans set to debut in jan 2023, is about to set records and dominate the charts. B.T., the Artist, hopes to bring attention to the east coast Artists who have been overlooked for years in Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, and North and South Carolina.