Mala Luna Artist Spotlight: Playboi Carti

Written by on October 25, 2017

After blowing up and making his way into the mainstream in 2017, Playboi Carti hits the Mala Luna festival stage to deliver an energetic performance with a growing number of energetic and hard-hitting bangers in his repertoire. 2017 has been a busy year for Playboi Carti as he has gone from an underground artist to a prominent force in the rap industry. This newfound fame found by Playboi Carti can be accredited to his single “Magnolia” which has now gone platinum. On “Magnolia”, Playboi Carti demonstrates his upbeat and repetitive style which leads to many of his listeners having his lyrics playing on repeat in their heads.

Playboi Carti lets the beat drives his music which makes them perfect for concert settings as they make it nearly impossible not to move along with them. Playboi Carti has begun to get recognition for his music as he was selected as of 10 artists on the XXL Freshman List in 2017. His performance in both his freestyle and his cipher showcased how beat-driven his music is and how his use of ad-libs created a layered texture to his music that is commonly appreciated in many of today;s biggest rap hits.

Also in 2017, Playboi Carti released his debut self-titled commercial mixtape Playboi Carti which peaked at number 12 on the US Billboard 200. This mixtape is not only known for its plethora of bangers but also for its features from high profile artists such as Lil Uzi Vert and A$AP Rocky. Playboi Carti originates out of Atlanta, Georgia and is commonly associated with the mumble-rap boom from the region. If you enjoy highly energetic rap performances, beat-driven rap bangers that are incredibly easy to move around to, or simply enjoy watching an artist leave his all on a stage, make sure to buy your tickets for the Mala Luna Music Festival in San Antonio, Texas on October 28th & 29th. Buy your tickets below:


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