Authentic is a Dutch/ American storytelling rapper with roots hailing from Los Angeles. As regards to his music, his goal is to always stay authentic to himself, while at the same time being relatable to a wider audience. His musical inspiration comes from rappers like: Mac Miller, Nipsey Hussle, Kendrick Lamar, MF Doom, Freddie Gibbs and Mos Def among others. He also draws much inspiration from other artists including Alice Coltrane, Funkadelic, Erykah Badu, and Madlib. He is known for his clear voice and deep topics, sometimes singing, but always spitting some hard bars.

All of the above are used in his latest single “Seasons” prod. By CasloBeats

(Released Friday September 24th). The song concept is the following:

Seasons is a song in which authentic shares his outlook on to climate change. This past year the seasons haven’t been very visible, with week to week jumps from snow to summer. Authentic draws the comparison to us losing track of our Seasons to us losing our connection with the planet we live on. With a clear warning that if we keep going like this:

There will be no more Seasons for us!