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Examples of "fashawn"
The song came to fruition after Fashawn signed to Nas' Mass Appeal Records. According to Fashawn, the original instrumental was part of an unreleased collection of material held by Aloe Blacc and his band. Aloe Blacc sent the instrumental to Fashawn, who then recruited DJ Khalil to put together a newer version that contained a more hip-hop feel. Coincidentally, both Fashawn and Nas wrote their verses while touring separately in Europe. In an interview, Fashawn reflected upon the song's creation by saying, "I felt like it was the perfect canvas to paint on and epitomizes what we stand for in rap."
This is the discography for American hip hop musician Fashawn.
In 2009, The Alchemist produced an entire mixtape with rapper Fashawn, called "The Antidote".
The album features guest contributions from Fashawn, Homeboy Sandman, Johaz of Dag Savage, Black Spade of Hawthorne Headhunters, and ADAD.
In 2013, artists included Big Daddy Kane, De La Soul, Kendrick Lamar, Lords of the Underground, Fashawn and Guilty Simpson.
Prior to the album's creation, Murs and Fashawn would frequently bump into each other on the road, although they had never worked with each other. As Murs began to plan out a new project with producers Beatnick & K-Salaam, the three of them expressed interest in doing a full collaboration album with Fashawn.
The Antidote is a collaboration album by American hip hop recording artists Fashawn and The Alchemist, released on September 9, 2009. The album contains 11 original tracks, with Fashawn rapping over The Alchemist's production. It served as a warmup for Fashawn's debut solo album "Boy Meets World", which was released on October 22, 2009.
On June 9, 2014, a variety of media outlets reported that Fashawn had officially signed to Nas' Mass Appeal Records. "Fashawn is one of the most underrated in the game," Nas said in a statement. "The world is gonna know soon. We're excited to have him as a part of the family."
The first music video "Guess Who's Back" debuted on February 10, 2015. The video shows Fashawn reflecting on overcoming challenges in his hometown of Fresno, and contains a notable scene shot inside the city's Chukchansi Park with nobody present in the entire stadium except Fashawn. A second music video was released on April 24, 2015 for "Higher", in which Fashawn pays tribute to his daughter. Both his daughter and the song's producer Exile appear in the video. An animated video for "Confess" was released on October 1, 2015. The video contains over a dozen animated cameo appearances by Earl Sweatshirt, Killer Mike, Bishop Nehru, Large Professor, and more.
FASH-ionably Late is a collaboration EP by American hip hop recording artists Fashawn and The Alchemist, released on December 18, 2014. The project contains seven original tracks, with Fashawn rapping over The Alchemist's production. The EP serves as a prelude to Fashawn's long-anticipated second solo album "The Ecology", which was released on February 24, 2015 under Nas' Mass Appeal Records.
In February 2016, Fashawn joined forces with Black Thought, Murs, and Del the Funky Homosapien to record a new track called "Rise Up" for the Capcom video game Street Fighter V. A music video for the song was released prior to the game's launch date, and includes appearances by Fashawn and his fellow collaborators.
Santiago Leyva (born October 19, 1988), known by his stage name Fashawn, is an American hip hop recording artist from Fresno, California. He first gained major attention after releasing his debut album "Boy Meets World" in 2009, which was produced entirely by Exile. The album received critical acclaim and landed him on the cover of XXL Magazine's Top 10 Freshmen issue in 2010. Since then, Fashawn has collaborated with other artists and producers such as Nas, J. Cole, Wiz Khalifa, Evidence, Murs, Aloe Blacc, Blu, The Alchemist, and 9th Wonder. In 2014, Fashawn performed the entrance theme to WBO welterweight champion Timothy Bradley's rematch against Manny Pacquiao.
Between 2010 to 2011, Fashawn continued to embark on various tours with Wiz Khalifa, Talib Kweli, and Brother Ali. He also performed at the Paid Dues and Rock The Bells festivals alongside Blu and Exile. On February 16, 2011, he released a mixtape called "Higher Learning Vol. 2", which spawned two videos, "Down That Road" and "Big Dreams" produced by J. Cole. On September 25, 2012, Fashawn and underground hip-hop legend Murs released a collaborative album called "This Generation". Fashawn and Murs performed many tracks together at various shows to help promote the album, including Rock The Bells 2012. On November 17, 2012, Fashawn organized a hip-hop festival in his hometown of Fresno, California called Grizzly Fest 2012, which featured performances by himself, Murs, Husalah, Strong Arm Steady and many local talent and skateboarders. On November 20, 2012, he released the mixtape "Champagne & Styrofoam Cups" which included the song "Medicine Man" featuring Wiz Khalifa.
On December 18, 2014, as a prelude to his upcoming sophomore album, Fashawn released an EP with The Alchemist titled "FASH-ionably Late".
Asher Roth recorded a song over the same instrumental entitled "Rick Smits", and west coast artists Planet Asia and Fashawn have also recorded over the instrumental.
On March 24, 2014, a rap icon Nas brought out Fashawn during the Mass Appeal showcase at SXSW 2014 in Austin, Texas, where Fashawn performed a new song "F.T.W." in front of the sold-out crowd. In 2014, during a Reddit "Ask Me Anything" session, Nas mentioned Fashawn as one of two contemporary artists who recently caught his ear (the other artist being Bishop Nehru). On April 12, 2014, during the infamous WBO welterweight title rematch Manny Pacquiao vs. Timothy Bradley II at the MGM Grand Garden Arena, the champion Timothy Bradley appointed Fashawn to lead him into the ring while performing "Champion" produced by Exile. "What I like about this is that it is real hip-hop," Bradley said in regards to Fashawn's big performance. "It is about heart and character, not about partying it up in a club or all that kind of stuff that so many records are about."
In conjunction with the album, Mass Appeal Records released "The Ecology", a 16-minute film documentary that explores the emotional and economic hardships that Fashawn had to overcome at a young age, as well as the musical journey that ultimately led to Nas signing him to Mass Appeal Records. The film is directed by Punit Dhesi, and features heartfelt reflections given by Fashawn, his mother and uncle, manager Aren Hekimian, producer Exile, mentor Evidence, and others.
On June 9, 2014, Fashawn signed to Nas' new label Mass Appeal Records. After years of anticipation, Fashawn released his second studio album "The Ecology" on February 24, 2015. It ranked among the top 10 most downloaded albums on the iTunes Hip-Hop Chart during its first week of release. Since then, songs from "The Ecology" have been featured in various forms of popular media.
To celebrate the release of "FASH-ionably Late", Grizzly Griptape (a division of Diamond Supply Co. apparel) teamed up with Fashawn and The Alchemist to create a limited edition collaboration T-shirt.
Following his signing to Mass Appeal Records, Fashawn released his long-awaited second album "The Ecology" on February 24, 2015. The album features guest appearances by Nas, Aloe Blacc, Dom Kennedy, and more.