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Michael Nhat (Nawt)

Birthplace: Vietnam

Presentplace: MacArthur Park, Los Angeles 90057

Songwriting Influences (like content-wise): oppression, my life, your life, Ancient Astronauts, Art House Films, Cyber Punk Japanese Horror, Radiohead/Ok Computer/Kid A/Amnesiac/Hail To The Theif, Crass/Feeding Of The 5000, Sonic Youth’s Experimental Jet Set/Washing Machine/NYC Ghosts, Beck’s/Odelay, Public Enemy/Nation of Millions/Fear Of A Black Planet/Apocalypse 91, Paris/Sleeping With The Enemy, Boogie Down Productions Blueprint/Edutainment/KRS-One/Boom Bap/Self-Titled/I Got Next, Esham from Boomin Words to Closed Caskit, Icecube’s Amerikkka’s Most Wanted/Death Certificate/Kill At Will/The Predator, Everything by Gangstarr, except the first album and the last album, Gravediggaz first two albums

Lyrical Delivery Influences: Method Man, U-God, Triple-Six Mafia with the energy of Beastie Boys Live

Fashion Influence: A Goth Drug Kingpin

Performance Influence/Dance moves: Ian Curtis (Joy Division)

“(Nawt) Nhat delivers honest raw hip-hop” – Korea Daily

“Nhat uses his own brand of hip-hop to contribute his unique musical experiments and his important socially conscious messages.” – diaCritics

Lyrics on par with Tom Waits as opposed to Rihanna” – UGHH

“A punk poet”American Apparel’s Viva Radio

“His husky voice goes non-stop”Giant Robot Magazine

“Could be the next big this in hipster chic”Indie Music Reviews

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