Scott King – a name which comes from the combination of his maternal family surname and the concept that men should be kings – brings a message that is largely missing from the industry today. He skips the braggadocio and forgoes the glorification of money, women, and drugs. With a sound and lyrical content reminiscent of the days of real hip-hop, Scott King’s rhymes focus on humility, dreams actualized, and perseverance.
“I like really having something to talk about,” he says. “Everything I rap about is really a part of my life. You can get to know me through my music. Instead of rapping about money and cars, I like to tell a story. There’s a million people going through what I’m going through and I want to share that with them.” He shares his truth to show listeners, especially young people, that anyone can make it.
working with production heavyweights Kool & Dre, Bryan Michael Cox, DJ Premiere, NO ID, and even garnering him a commercial deal with Under Armour.
Fast forward to the present day, and King is between New York and Atlanta and still on a constant grind: working full time, He has songs with Red Café, Anthony Hamilton, Jerimih, Bun B, and Jadakiss among others, in preparation for his upcoming EP entitled
“All Things Must Pass.”
Having named it after the realization that yesterday must come to an end and better is coming soon,