5 Non-Hip-Hop Artists Who Are Obsessed With Hip-Hop

by (@emilyexton)

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Our recent You Oughta Know artist hails from New Zealand, where she’s fluent in internet culture and making people fall in love with her. Everyone else in the game might be obsessed with her at the moment, but you can add female MCs to the list of things she loves–right behind “aristocracy,” and “Midwestern baseball teams.”

The 16-year-old’s debut album Pure Heroine is strongly rooted with sounds of alternative, electropop, and soul, but she’s got a knack for rapping and an appreciation for the mysticisms of Yeezy. Check out her live cover of Kanye West’s “Hold My Liquor” from September:

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