With an excellent debut mixtape, Atlanta rapper Kap G shows why his Mexican-American experience applies to everyone. And opens up a new audience for major labels.
By: Naomi Zeichner
19-year-old Atlanta rapper Kap G looks like a high school homecoming king — tall and trim, his black hair dipped in blonde at its tips. At first glance, you might peg him as a kid that would want to take a nap on your couch and eat the snacks in your fridge, which is why it’s so thrilling when, halfway into his debut mixtape, he confronts racist cops.