Rapper, Poet, and Award Winning Short-Film Writer, Locke Kaushal is a Virginia bred emcee that has flat out witty lyrics inspired by life. In 2014, Locke performed at Broccoli City’s #BCfest in LA hosted by Vashtie, and has also been featured on DURKL, Brightest Young Things, as well as The Washington City Paper. Locke’s EP, A Sober Man’s Thoughts, was released on April 15, 2014, through House Studio DC, and has received much acclaim since its release. Deriving his stage name from the Hindi term Kaushal meaning skillful, and pairing it with that of his government name; the Virginia bred emcee has flat out witty lyrics inspired by life. And with that said, stay tuned. There’s nothing but good things to come for this young talented artist.


Career Highlights

- BET’s “The Buzz” Spotlight Artist

- MTV’s RapFix Live’s 2013 ‘Get In The Game’ Artist

- House Studio DC 2014 Artist Grant Recipient

- Best Film for Designer Visions Showcase by Hearst Corporations of Tribeca NYC


A Sober Man’s Thoughts EP is out now! CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD ON ITUNES!