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Hero: Boston’s Old-School Voice

Now two albums in Hero has started to create a new old-school sound in Massachusetts’ rap game. Hero started creating music about four years ago, but Hero has been listening and studying rap music for as long as he can remember.  Hero is very self-driven, when I asked him what inspired him to start rapping he said “Two things, Boston and GangStarr. I love my city, it’s where I’m from and I’m trying to get this place back on the map. For the music inspiration, GangStarr is so smooth, and message and beat-making go hand in hand. I mean hell, it’s GURU and DJ Premier what else can I say. When I first listened to Hero I noticed an old school sound about him. I loved this sound. Personally, Hero reminded me of a classic Eminem. Recently, Hero dropped his album “Mission Hill”.  When I asked Hero about what Mission Hill meant to him, he responded with “Everything. In short, it’s an open door, an outstanding platform for me and my music.”  Hero’s goal in music is to “bring that Old School Hip Ho…