August 28, 2020 - 6pm PST
Heavy Hitters August: Watsky
Watsky has made a career of experimenting. Even as his hip hop has involved to include elements of rock, jazz, and orchestral arrangements, he has held true to his distinct blend of occasionally funny, often virtuosic, always honest wordplay. A product of san francisco's spoken word poetry scene, Watsky has appeared on HBO Def Poetry, Ellen, NPR, PBS, Lin-Manuel Miranda's Hamilton Mixtape, Toured extensively with his live band, and accumulated over 200 million YouTube views. In 2016 his new album x Infinity reached #4 on the Billboard rap albums chart, and his debut essay collection, How To Ruin Everything (Penguin / Random House), was a New York Times bestseller.