Drawing inspiration from artists like “Mac Miller” “Travis Scott” & “J. Cole” 23 Year Old Rapper Blaine “Castor Raines” Smith, raised in the suburbs of Nashville, Tennessee, started rapping at the age of 15.
FEATURED IN “LYRICAL LEMONADE”, “DORMVILLE” & “ELEVATOR”. Castor sees himself as more than just a rapper, but as an artist.Though his first love is hip hop, Castor brings a completely different feel to conscious rap. His music is a reflection of issues specific to him. Realizing in many areas he is fortunate to have that background in which he comes from, Castor also realizes that his struggles aren’t just unique to him. He treats this music like a sport, but also as a sanctuary, which is portrayed in every record. With a mix of witty bars and a unique combination of lyrical rap and melodies, Castor brings the whole package.“I like to keep things interesting, and being able to get a message across while saying it in different way than anyone else, that’s how I set myself apart, along with the sound that we’ve spent so many hours cultivating. The outcome really is like fine wine... As long as you speaking about something real, it will age well. That’s longevity”. Castor paints a picture with his music. A picture of opportunity. Spending most hours writing and recording music, you can sense the passion for what he does in every record. Each record gives you a feeling, as music is supposed to. Castor Raines is definitely on his way to being a mainstay in the music industry.