PREMIERE: Philly rapper André Altrez steps out with his blissed-out debut Sprout

Andre Altrez
Andre Altrez | photo by Cheyenne Chapman | courtesy of the artist

This Thursday, Philadelphia based rapper producer Andre’ Altrez will be self-releasing his debut project, Sprout: an EP full of blissful, lo-fi hip hop songs.

The music is built around melodic jazz and ambient-tinged beats with clever rhymes that are alternately swaggering and introspective. This is hip-hop that is youthful, vaporous and chilled out.   Continue reading →