It’s good to know that Ohio’s lyrcists don’t all hail from Cleveland.
Canton, Ohio’s next submission for rising hip hop star is Elijah Lamar, or perhaps better known as Young Smurf.
From music videos to music to movies, Elijah is a true master of his entertainment craft, and we aren’t the only one’s who are noticing. With publications and reviews everywhere from ECHO Magazine (Next to Blow Artist) and Sony Epic (Best Live Performer), he’s also been recognized as the Best Battle MC by the Ohio Hip Hop Awards and Best New Artist from the Ohio Entertainment Awards.
With over 350,000 total plays online, Elijah Lamar is definitely next up.