Derek Pope

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We’re huge fans of the music of Derek Pope. Derek can be best described as a hip hop and rap artist, but his music is slightly more unique. It offers subtle, atmospheric tones that you can’t just find anywhere — which is why we’re highlighting this artist!

Derek resides in Los Angeles and releases a steady flow of content, both audio and visuals.

Check out his most recent music video, “Bad Trip”

Another music video with some sharp visuals, “The Greats.” Take a look below.

Be sure to take a special listen to Derek’s collab with Larry June.

Directly from Derek’s website; Derek has travelled both the long and short road. Growing up in Oakland, Derek learned to produce beats in high school, spending his nights and weekends crafting the early roots of a sound he couldn't define yet for years. Now based in Los Angeles, it wasn't until 2015 that Pope experimented with singing, and after a few demos proved that he would be creating his own lane, penning the lyrics:

"Looking at the ceiling, thinking I could make a million"