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Plainfield, New Jersey, United States | Established. Jan 01, 2013 | SELF

Plainfield, New Jersey, United States | SELF
Established on Jan, 2013
Solo Hip Hop




"Visuals: RetroI$Awesome’s “Cuban Linx”"

Jersey rapper RetroI$Awesome drops a new record, “Cuban Linx,” where he brags about–what else?–his all gold errythang. The track is produced by go-to producer KeyFlo, and is the first to be released from RetroI$Awesome’s sophomore EP, also entitled Cuban Linx. - The Source

"RetroI$Awesome - Insane"

New Jersey artist RetroI$Awesome makes his HNHH debut with "Insane".

Today we have a HNHH debut from New Jersey artist RetroI$Awesome called "Insane". He makes his HNHH debut with the string and drum-laden banger produced by Zoe. If you frequent the hip-hop blogisphere, you may have come across Retro, as he's been on his grind for a couple years, amassing a solid core fanbase that's growing all the time. His most recent EP Cuban Linx was featured in many outlets, including The Source Magazine, and is available here.

If you're messing with Retro, make sure you peep the rest of his music on his SoundCloud, and follow him on Twitter for updates in the future.

Quotable Lyrics

No one around here as fly as me
You runnin' your hood while I'm runnin' society
Flow ahead of my time and I'm feeling like Socrates
Man ain't none of these rappers capable of stopping me - HotNewHipHop

"RetroI$Awesome - Insane (Video)"

The homie Tyler sent over music this new artist named RetroI$Awesome. A New Jersey native, RetroI$Awesome raps and produces, which he demonstrates on this latest release entitled, "Insane."

"Insane" show-cases RetroI$Awesome's boom-bap and trap style. Entirely produced by him, "Insane" is led by its sinister beats that RetroI$Awesome covers with raw verses about hustling and persevering adversity. Watch the music video for "Insane" by RetroI$Awesome and start following RetroI$Awesome on Twitter for updates about his forthcoming album. Enjoy!

- See more at: - GoodMusicAllDay

"RetroI$Awesome ‘Promi$e’ [Video]"

New Jersey’s own, RetroI$Awesome is an independent hip hop recording artist and a serious force to be reckoned with. Being a product of the mid 90’s, RetroI$Awesome brings back the feel of intricate lyricism and wordplay. RetroI$Awesome has done shows in venues all over the NorthEast region of the United States, including Webster Hall & Slake in NYC, as he recently expanded his range out to Austin, Texas in March of 2014 to perform in the South by Southwest Music Festival. - THATSENUFF.COM

"Video: @RetroIsAwesome – Cuban Linx"

New Jersey seems to have a lot of artists popping up as of late and the newest artist to the list goes by the name of RetroI$Awesome. Catch the new video from the artist titled, ‘Cuban Linx’. - YouHeardThatNew

"Video: RetroI$Awesome – Cuban Linx"

RetroI$Awesome returns with a new video titled “Cuban Linx”. The New Jersey representer’s collection of original pieces conveys his unique sound and reveals more of his personal style to the world. - ITSBIZKIT

"[Music Video] RetroI$Awesome – Cuban Linx"

RetroI$Awesome does some boasting and bragging on his new single “Cuban Linx” produced by go-to producer KeyFlo. This record is the first to be released from RetroI$Awesome’s sophomore EP entitled “Cuban Linx”. Download the entire EP here. - Atrilli


New Jersey spitter RetroI$Awesome delivers a trunk-rattling cut off his Cuban Linx EP. The title track, produced by KeyFlo, is guaranteed to give your speakers a run for their money as the rapper stunts. Check it out below. - RESPECT.

"@Retroisawesome – “Promi$e” (Video)"

Here’s the second visual released from retroI$awesome’s EP “Awesome Expectations”. “Promi$e” was shot and directed by Chris Kelly of Eyeconic Visions in Paterson, NJ. Vibe with retroI$awesome as he elaborates on certain mishaps throughout his life and vents out his inner thoughts -

"New Music: RetroI$Awesome - I Can’t Tell"

Listen and download a new song from rising New Jersey artist retroI$awesome. The track is called "I Can't Tell" and it definitely knocks. You won't be disappointed with this one. Let retroI$awesome know where you heard it on Twitter. - Get Right Music


Representing New Jersey, artist retroI$awesome is an independent musician with a mission to bring back good music. retroI$awesome brings back the feel of intricate lyricism no matter the style of music, talents that have not only allowed for him to open for artists like Future, but has also brought him appreciation and fans from everywhere. Performing for the North Eastern part of the US, retroI$awesome just branched out and performed at the famed South By Southwest music festival in Texas. retroI$awesome recently released an EP entitled Awesome Expectations which is available on popular music platforms such as iTunes, Google Play, and Amazon, and can also be streamed on Soundcloud, Spotify, and Bandcamp. His leading single from that album landed on numerous blogs including,, and the music video even made the countdown on Snoop Dogg’s internet show “UnderGround Heat”. Its obvious this artist is a force to be reckoned with and not to be missed.

Check out Retro’s website at, and his soundcloud page at - Rude Boy Magazine


After releasing the leading single “I Can’t Tell” off of his Awesome Expectations EP, New Jersey emcee RetroI$Awesome calls upon Toronto artist ShaqIsDope for the official remix of the track. With fresh new verses and a slightly altered instrumental. - All Unsigned Digital Magazine

"RetroI$Awesome – Insane (Video)"

New Jersey artist RetroI$Awesome lets loose his new video for “Insane” today. His most recent EP Cuban Linx was featured in many outlets, including The Source Magazine, and is available here. - HipHopSince1987


Still working on that hot first release.



New Jersey's own, RetroI$Awesome, is an independent hip-hop recording artist who has become serious force to be reckoned with. As a product of the early 90’s, RetroI$Awesome brings back the feel of intricate lyricism, showcased in his performances with his usual new-school sound filled with heavy 808’s and rapid chops or the occasional boom-bap style. Retro’s music can be found all over the web via sites such as Soundcloud, Spotify, MTV Artists, and Youtube just by searching the name “RetroI$Awesome.” RetroI$Awesome received a significant number of plays on these sites which has resulted in him gaining thousands of followers via Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, etc. RetroI$Awesome has done shows in venues all over the North East region of the US, even headlining venues such as Webster Hall in NYC and opening for major artist at Austin, Texas’ South X Southwest Music Festival. RetroI$Awesome comes from humble beginnings, but always knew rapping was going to someday make him famous.  On October 29, 2013, RetroI$Awesome launched his first EP “Awesome Expectations.” This EP brought a whirlwind of hype amongst local blogs and a number of national blogs including a post from DJ Enuff, on his blog “That’s Enuff.” Most recently RetroI$Awesome released his newest EP “Cuban Linx,” with his hit single of the same title. His latest EP has brought him much success and recognition; even as far as getting mentioned in a post from “The Source Magazine.” From his music it is not hard to get the sense that RetroI$Awesome is different from most up and coming rappers. Whether it is his style, clothes, or general swag; Retro manages to separate himself from the crowd. The one thing that Retro will say he keeps cliché to the hip-hop game, is his appreciation of the finer things… “ALL GOLD EVERYTHING,” and this is surely defined in his music. 

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