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Bugz Gutta

Bugz Gutta
Run it up

Born and raised on some of the darkest streets of Virginia, Hip hop rapper, Bugz Gutta is no stranger to trouble. Before he officially began his rap career he spent nearly ten years in and out of the prison system. While navigating through a life of crime, he quickly gained a special appreciation for Hip-hop and all of its healing powers. Unlike many adolescent children, he was never very entertained by the tall tales of Mother Goose. Instead, he spent many sleepless nights lying awake studying the underground mixtapes of the artist who someday would become rap royalty. It was those stories shared by rap artist like The Lox, Cam’ron and Lil Kim that seemed to most reflect his life experiences and eventually inspire his music are still spinning on his play list today. He is a hardcore, no nonsense, gutta style rapper who is open and honest about being sexually attracted to both men and women, however, he is far from just another gay rapper. Self-titled, “Hip Hops Omar from the Wire” this young ambitious rapper takes no prisoners. Shortly after moving to the NYC he went full speed ahead in the booth working on music day and night. When he isn’t in the booth, he’s out shaking ha



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Primary Entry: Music Badge, Platinum Badge
Secondary Entry: Music Festival Wristband, Artist Wristband, Film Badge, Interactive Badge
From: Newport news, VA
Subgenre: R & B
Event Type: Showcase