Considered the lyrical mastermind of the YBN Collective, Cordae had a strong 2019 to back up that claim. The XXL 2019 Freshman Class member released one of the best rap albums of the year with The Lost Boy and received a Grammy nomination for his efforts. He possesses a style that tends to go against the grain of most rappers coming up in his generation – successfully blending an old school hip-hop mastery of words and storytelling with the modern era of music. His first performance in the polo grounds could be the stepping stone to catapult him to star status.
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