Sound Check is our column delivering tidbits of information about and spotlighting artists from the music scene.
Who: MC Sneakas
Genre: Rap/Hip Hop/R&B
Why He Rocks: Last year this Israeli born/Brooklyn based rapper released a free mixtape calledHebonics 101 that resulted in over 7,000 downloads. MC Sneakas has spent years performing on the underground music circuit around New York, garnering attention in both the Jewish and mainstream music scene.
Interesting tidbit: MC Sneakas just released a track called John Starks off of his new mixtape,There’s a Rapp for That. The song details the gentrification of New York and Brooklyn from a New Yorker’s perspective. Check it out!