With his third studio mixtape, Kaushal is at it again. This “book on tape” entitled The Rise walks you through a fantasied story about a young black boy who encounters love, heart break, money, drugs, and everything in between.
Click the cover photo on the home page or go to TheRise.LockeKaushal.com to step into The Rise.
Released March 15th, 2011, along side of Dream Out Loud Entertainment, executive produced by legendary DJ LES (Nas) & Broccoli City, the anticipated project features all original beats from producers Koncept, GoodKnight & in house producer Rad!cal. This is simply a Drunken Mans Words.
“The Prologue: The Story Before The Story,” which dropped February 1st, 2010; showcases Locke Kaushal’s lyrical diversity over some of the industry’s hottest beats at the time. This mixtape is a solid body of work with standout tracks such as “Daykeeper,” however this is just the start of much better music to come as Locke continues to grow an an artist. With a diverse range of lyrics, Locke Kaushal has shown that he can grab the audience’s attention with witty punch lines and clever phrases, while also embedding a thought provoking undertone that digs deeper than the stereotypical topics discussed by the average rapper. Hip Hop lovers take heed as Locke Kaushal continues to establish himself as a legitimate Hip Hop artist.