A recent contender for XXL’s Freshmen 2016 Class, this Haitian-born, Milton-bred rapper dropped her much-anticipated EP Kiss Kiss in September; as expected, it was chock full of bangers, combining Dutch’s poetic flow with slick, insistent beats. A recent video for the track “Mix It Up” was picked up by The Source and shows Dutch and her crew partying in Miami—not popping bottles, but riding bikes and cartwheeling on the beach. That down-to-earth vibe extends to her #TextDutch campaign, which invites fans to text feedback—so feel free to drop her a line when her follow-up, Bang Bang, drops this fall.
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