Backed by features and cosigns from arguably three of the biggest rappers in the world – Kanye West, Kendrick Lamar, and Travis Scott – Baby Keem is staking his claim to take the top spot as he wowed the sold-out crowd on the second leg of his Melodic Blue Tour at Terminal 5 in NYC.
Hailed as the rap voice of Gen Z, Keem circled through bangers from his recent release, The Melodic Blue, much to the crowd’s approval. The energy in the building was at times borderline unhinged with crazy mosh pits, fans hanging from the balcony and constant crowd surfing, coming to peak intensity when Keem performed his anthem, “MOSHPIT.”
There were also more calm moments with Keem tapping into his more melodic songs like “Lost Souls” and “HONEST”, from his previous project “DIE FOR MY BITCH,” which he performed “for the ladies.”
Keem’s ability to command the raw energy in the building proves he will be a mainstream mainstay in rap moving forward. At the start of last year, he had two small projects released and had a very nice following. Fast forward a year later and Keem at the age of 21 has reeled off a release of the single “Durag Activity” featuring Travis Scott, followed with a feature on Kanye West’s project Donda 2 and then wrapped up the year with an album with a critic and fan acclaimed project, The Melodic Blue, considered by some to be the best rap album of 2021.