This Washington, D.C. rapper is one of the genre’s rising stars. After releasing his debut album last December, GoldLink has been touring nonstop to support the critically acclaimed release. The album, And After That, We Didn’t Talk has hard rhythms that sound like uptempo house music; GoldLink likes to refer to it as “future bounce.” He also doesn’t shy away from classic R&B sounds too. None other than Rick Rubin has been mentoring GoldLink in the studio, and it pays off. The contrast of GoldLink’s highly personal lyrics with his crazy and heavy production is something to behold. You won’t want to miss this up-and-comer.