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Introduced to the music industry at a young age, Kris Kasanova became serious about a rap career at the age of 17. Now 23, the Brooklyn native has been turning heads since dropping his first mixtape, A Long Way Home, in 2010. His debut LP, War Paint, led to accolades from the industry and a place as one of BET's Music Matters artists.

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