With only 9 days until the 6th Annual Arizona Hip Hop Festival everyone is getting excited for their favorite time of the year and we wanted to highlight some artists you should check out when the biggest Hip Hop event in Arizona commences for the sixth year in a row. The next artist we know you need to know is the Baby Bash-backed Jimmy Torres.
Being part of Bash Town Records has a certain level of expectation behind it. Jimmy Torres is living up to those expectation. Getting his start in Tucson and now residing in Glendale, this Arizona rapper caught the ears and eyes of many with his new release, “Cartier Frames feat. Baby Bash”. When Jimmy was only four years old he got his start on stage with a plastic mic and his father, a local rapper, next to him.
Overcoming the trials and tribulations life sent his way, Jimmy Torres went from peril to positivity. Being shot in the face and almost losing his vision put Jimmy on a different path and inspired him to to stay humble and work harder than ever. He truly believes the spirit of his friend that had his life taken the day before saved him. Jimmy Torres stays focused and in his zone now and the results are plentiful. For an someone who spent their teen years working on lighting stages and hanging out with big artists theres a certain level of expectation that comes with your future. Jimmy Torres is living up to those expectation. Don’t miss this artist on the rise with a fire and passion all his own performing this year.
by: Steven Sandage