When you think of Minneapolis, typically rappers don’t come to mind—let alone a trio of rhymers who are the first of many in a new movement known as FREEWIFI. Tha Rift, J. Plaza and Daddy Dinero are three of the Twin Cities finest rising MC’s—combined they are force unlike anything the city has even seen.
FREEWIFI came together back in 2016, when Minneapolis based produced, Angelo Bombay created a track for Tha Rift—a highly energized rhymer, with penchant for speedy bars. But the track was missing balance and the right touch to take it to the next level, so Bombay hit social media to secure the win. He tapped local artists J. Plaza and Daddy Dinero and the rest was history. “FREEWIFI reps the unity of us coming together, we are three different MC’s from different walks of life, but we connected through social media and phones before we connected in person,” Tha Rift said. “We also reach and impact our society by living a free lifestyle and encouraging others to live free spirited. Who doesn’t like free wifi?”
The collective’s first joint effort “Ego” became a local success for it’s catchy hook, courtesy of Tha Rift, Plaza’s melodic baritone flow and Daddy Dinero’s confident deli
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