Rewind aKa Realness

Rewind aKa Realness

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Every so often a hidden gem comes along from a city we've never heard about, and with a sound you we've never heard before. Rewind aka Realness is one of those type gems in the hiphop genre. Rewind has a keen sense of realism and lyrical ability attached to a melodic and commercial presentation.


Hailing from Rock Island, IL featured in the Quad City Times. Rewind is a Quad City based spoken word and hip-hop lyricist. Rewind, a graduate of Illinois State University has generated a substantial following in the both the spoken word and hip-hop scene. Performing on the Illinois college circuit at University of Illinois Urbana/Champaign, Lewis University, Northern Illinois University and frequenting Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville’s Live from the booth radio show. He boasts a keen sense of realism paired with a catchy and melodic flow. Rewind has opened for Big Sean and performed at the Chicago Dunk Exchange. Rewind’s focus is to bring FRESH thoughts with realistic images and he challenges others to lift as they climb.


The Please Just Listen Project – 2010 ( )

The WIZdom II – 2013 ( )