When you first listen to KYLE, you’ll want to compare him to Drake or Kid Cudi or Childish Gambino, but let me save you some time: Don’t do it! Aside from a light-skinned complexion and a swoon-worthy appearance, I really can’t wrap my head around all of the Drizzy comparisons. Whether you take my advice or not, soon enough you’ll realize that the 21-year-old rapper cannot be compared to anyone—he is an entirely different element of his own.
I first got wind of the California-born-and-bred emcee when a friend brought me to the opening night of his national tour, which took place at the Trocadero in Philadelphia. The sold-out show was held in the smaller, more intimate section of the venue, which honestly made for the perfect setting for what was about to take place.
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