Oscar Black has been a fixture in the CT Hip Hop scene for several years. Born and raised in Hartford Conn., he has been rapping since he was just in the 5th grade. As of today, he has done over 150 shows up and down the east coast, and has performed alongside artists such as Jadakiss, Sean Kingston, Jim Jones, 50 Cent, Rick Ross, Lil Wayne, Young Jeezy, Lil Kim, Styles P, Chris Rivers, Young M.A. and many more. Oscar Black’s music is extremely diverse, and he gets his inspiration from the struggles within the streets and hardships of love and money. He is a very well-rounded rapper and welcomes the challenge of any topic over any beat. In the last 10 years, he has had 21 songs hit the radio including New York, Boston, North Carolina and Atlanta.
Currently, Oscar is working toward making new music and not only getting his music played on the radio stations across the country but also continuing to pack out different venues he performs. Oscar is also focusing on interacting with his fans through social media, creating video blogs, utilizing Twitter, Facebook, Instagram as well as his own YouTube channel and Vevo.
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