The artist: Rafael Conda, known mononymously as “RAFAEL,” a Chicago native working with Rochester’s YG On Da Beat.

The sound: R&B, hip-hop.

Try him if you like Drake, Lil Durk or Kevin Gates.

How you can get to know him: See the latest on Instagram @ralah.c.

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