Newman is an American rapper, singer/songwriter, producer, and co-founder of the digital media/art/music collective Ten $teps Ahead from Raleigh, NC. ‘Heavyweight’ is the first single off of the upcoming project, In Due, Time produced by Shifty Capone. The video you are watching now was shot by Underrated Views.
Born of Ghanaian descent, Newman grew up between Raleigh, North Carolina and a half a decade in Virginia. In 2015, the rapper released his first mixtape entitled TheTRIP. He has worked on his live show through experiences such as open mics, rehearsals with friends in bands to house shows and venue shows — showcases hosted by Virginia Tech’s college radio WUVT FM and the Students of Hip Hop Legacy (SoHHL), 250+ capacity venues such as King’s Barcade (Raleigh, NC) and Sycamore Deli (Blacksburg, VA), — as well as opening for artists such as Chaz French and Chance The Rapper (Verge Campus Tour at Virginia Tech).
You can stream the song and check out more on his Soundcloud, Apple and Spotify. Newman is live on social media so go hit up his Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. Newman has got a website too so go here to check it out.