Kent Osborne is a multi-instrumentalist, rapper, and lyricist. The Atlanta native migrated to Nashville in 2016 while pursuing his music career.
Kent is known for his unique style of rap that has a heavy influence from Punk, Metal, and Grunge. By having this wide range of musical influences, it creates a distinctive style of music that falls into the Genres of Trap Metal, Alternative Hip Hop, and Punk Rap. Some of his major influences on him have been artists such as Denzel Curry, JPEGMAFIA, Flying Lotus, & Lightning Bolt. When Kent hits the stage there's an electricity that instantly hits the room, which makes fans in the crowd instantly want to move and create a mosh pit instantaneously. His performance comes from direct inspiration from the rawness and grittiness of punk music. This would explain why in 2019 Kent was able to perform 50+ shows such as The Blue Room at Third Man Records & The Georgia Theatre. These performances led to many opportunities to open up for other artists such as BbyMutha, Show Me the Body, Starcrawler, and Upchuck.
Currently one of the top emerging rap artists coming out of Nashville, Kent is a force to be reckoned with. His current high energy hit “No Affiliation”, which features Denzel Curry’s associate PlayThatBoiZay, just surpassed 90,000 streams.