Genre: Rap, New Wave R&B, House

Artist: Macio Zelip -  Rapper

About: Louie is an artist that works out of Chicago primarily. He is a senior at the University of Illinois @ Urbana Champaign currently and hopes to pursue the industry full time when school concludes. Impressively, he's opened up for a variety of artists including Rae Sremmurd, Montana of 300, and Microdot to name a few. 

Biography:  Louie Kason is a well-versed artist from Toledo, Ohio. There he kindled his music passion where he picked up jazz guitar, piano, drums, and singing with multiple bands and quartets. His father was a Dj so from a young age he was surrounded by a plethora of music. 

While attending University of Illinois, rapping and recording has become his primary music medium while performing all along the midwest. After spending this past summer in Chicago, he has been organizing and curating events around the city -- Linking with some of the best event prospector's, Dj's and artists Chicago has to offer. 

His style consists of addictive melodies and sporadic raps over 808 heavy beats, with soul and contemporary influences. Currently he is working on a solo project that is set to release in the next couple weeks, and a collaborative tape with his group Bye Dad. 

Influences: Chance the rapper, Erykah Badu, Bob Marley, Biggie Smalls, Playboi carti, Lil uzi, Smino, Anderson Paak