New York City, New York, USA
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Rising New York artist AWAR rapidly gained momentum with new album, "The Laws Of Nature" which features an Allstar lineup of artists. His ability to connect with his audience landed him features in XXL Magazine, MusicChoice, Hype Magazine, and many more. AWAR & Vanderslice "The Winning Team" up next


It is a rare breed that can manage to standout in the modern day music industry. Technically a veteran, the Upstate NY-born, NYC residing emcee AWAR has been releasing music since 2005, generating a massive impact over the last few years with a string of powerful projects, singles and visuals engrained with vision, razor-sharp lyricism, powerful messages and concepts, box cutter quotables, soulful prowess, strong song-writing ability, and an undeniable ear for top shelf production.

In 2011, AWAR had a breakthrough year with the release of two EPs, "Things Of That Nature" and "Nature Of The Beast" which set the standard for having some of the best producers currently in the game providing him with music, and attracting the attention of XXL Magazine, which featured him in "The Break" section of both print and online versions. His single "Standout" featuring Joe Budden (of Slaughterhouse fame) spent over three months on the college radio and grassroots buzz charts, peaking at the #1 position. AWAR released videos for EP singles, "Soul Caliber", "My Story", "Orange Boxcutter" and "Laws Of Nature Promo" to critical acclaim and fanfare.

AWAR's 2012 release, "The Laws Of Nature" is considered his true debut album, available on CD in retail stores around the world. The album boasts an impressive All-star line-up of producers and features including The Alchemist, Nottz, Jake One, Sid Roams, M-Phazes, Vanderslice, Sebb, Evidence, Joe Budden, MURS, Latoiya Williams, Roc Marciano, Stat Quo, Has-Lo and more.

AWAR's strong effort has garnished praise with the media world, with coverage by MTV, Music Choice, XXL Magazine, The Source, "Breeding Ground", Skope Magazine,,,,,, and many more. He released official videos for "Tunnel Vision" (Prod. Alchemist) and "Never Break Me" Featuring Evidence (of Dilated Peoples), "Dreamin' and "Keep Risin'" (Prod. Nottz)

It is clear that AWAR is ready to take his live show on the road and make a true connection with his audience after gaining such acclaim for his music. Although he has rocked stages in the majority of the US states over the years, his fan base has grown and the brand AWAR is steadily becoming a house hold name to listeners worldwide. A new force in the hip-hop world is present as NY's premiere spitter AWAR is making undeniable music and a name for himself.

AWAR & Vanderslice "The Winning Team LP" Coming this summer!


2012- Puma x Villa x DJBooth "The Come Up" Mixtape - AWAR "Rotten Apple" (Lead Single)

2012- A3C Compilation Volume 2- AWAR feat. Has-Lo "The Winning Team" A3C/iHipHop Distribution

2012 - AWAR- "The Laws Of Nature" LP Album (Available Digitally and CD) Lions Pride/ Raw Koncept

Production by: The Alchemist, Nottz, Jake One, Sid Roams, M-Phazes, Vanderslice, Sebb

Features by: Evidence, Stat Quo, MURS, Nottz Raw, Has-Lo, Antonio Mclendon, P Jericho, Latoiya Williams, Roc Marciano, Grafh, Joe Budden

2012- AWAR "Never Break Me" Feat. Evidence (Prod. Vanderslice) Peaked at #1 on College Radio Charts

2012- AWAR "Tunnel Vision" (Prod. Alchemist) Single - Peaked at #3 on College Radio / Grassroots Charts

2011- AWAR- "Things Of That Nature/ Nature Of The Beast"- Split EP Album (Available on CD)

2011- AWAR "Standout" Feat. Joe Budden - Single, Peaked at #1 on the College Radio/ Grassroots Charts

2011- AWAR "Things Of That Nature/ Nature Of The Beast" Double EP (CD) Lions Pride

2011 - AWAR- "Nature Of The Beast" - EP
Production by Alchemist, Ayatollah, Sid Roams, M-Phazes, Vanderslice, Frank Dukes
Features: Mic King, Lawrence Arnell, Joe Budden, Manifest

2011- AWAR- "Things Of That Nature" - EP - free mixtape
Production by Frank Dukes, Vanderslice, M-Phazes, DeeJayTone
Features: Kid A

2009- AWAR & iCON- "Headphone Classics" EP
Format: Dropcard, Digital
Production by Vanderslice

2005- AWAR- "Glory Days" -LP Album

AWAR has also appeared on numerous other releases and singles.

Set List

Customized set list depending on event/location. Selections from previously released albums, new exclusive music.