Coast Contra’s first official single, “Queen & Slim” is the title track from the blockbuster movie with the same name, and their debut album “Apt. 505” is coming in early 2022. The album will be accompanied by a feature length documentary directed by Roya Rastager (Gaga: Five Foot Two) and shot by Michael Dwyer (Just Bieber: Seasons).
Twin brothers Ras and Taj Austin, sons of West Coast rap legend Ras Kass and Soul songstress Teedra Moses, met Colombian-born Rio Loz in high school to assemble Coast Contra. After releasing their first mixtape, the trio found its fourth member Eric Jamal, a bubbling rapper out of North Philadelphia, PA.
Their recent freestyle video’s on J.I.D’s ‘Never’ beat went viral and caught the attention of- and raving reviews from LL Cool J, J.I.D. himself, Pete Rock, 9th Wonder, the Alchemist, Lloyd Banks, Juelz Santana, Taboo (Black Eyed Peas), Erykah Badu, Busta Rhymes and many many more.