Listen: A Taste of Cleveland Rap Playlist


From the jazzed-out riffs of FreshProduce to Ezri's lyrical gymnastics, take a dive into the hand-picked selections of contemporary Cleveland's rap landscape with Scene's playlist — a companion to today's cover story on the local hip-hop infrastructure. Read the whole article here.

Our playlist serves up a cross-section of Cleveland-affiliated artists with buzz ranging from local to international. Take a listen to superstar producer Nate Fox on Chance The Rapper's Grammy-winning Coloring Book, or turn up to east side youngster Lil' Cray's local anthem, "Kyrie Irving."

Depending on your preference, enjoy the collection of tunes either on Spotify:
Or Soundcloud.

We welcome readers to submit letters regarding articles and content in Cleveland Scene. Letters should be a minimum of 150 words, refer to content that has appeared on Cleveland Scene, and must include the writer's full name, address, and phone number for verification purposes. No attachments will be considered. Writers of letters selected for publication will be notified via email. Letters may be edited and shortened for space.

Email us at

Support Local Journalism.
Join the Cleveland Scene Press Club

Local journalism is information. Information is power. And we believe everyone deserves access to accurate independent coverage of their community and state. Our readers helped us continue this coverage in 2020, and we are so grateful for the support.

Help us keep this coverage going in 2021. Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing membership pledge, your support goes to local-based reporting from our small but mighty team.

Join the Cleveland Scene Press Club for as little as $5 a month.