Key! Talks Coming up in Atlanta, Staying Independent and His Generations Handling of Ferguson

Grinding for more than eight years, Key! is gaining momentum by the day with his unique style out of Atlanta.  The 23-year-old emcee joins the Sway In The Morning studios to speak on his come up, what he thinks of his generation and working with the likes of ILOVEMAKONNEN, Father and Metro Boomin.

Coming out of the A, Key! speaks on the melting pot of styles that are coming out of his city right now proclaiming that no one is really from Atlanta but instead from sub-cultures within the city.  Speaking on the events in Ferguson we hear Key! discuss how he thinks his generation is handling the situation and how his friends have been involved in similar situations.

From working with Curtis Williams and starting TWO-9 to putting out hits with ILOVEMAKONNEN and Father, Key! talks about his upcoming projects which include an EP with Metro Boomin and an independent album set to drop next year.  Keep up with Key! on Twitter @FATMANKEY and check out the exclusive interview below.


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