If there’s anything you might know about $not, it’s that his signature outfit is being wrapped up tightly in his hoodie, which sets him apart from the competition.
By only showing the center of his face, his aesthetic convey mostly shyness, mystery, and anonymity.
Not much is known about his private life, but what we do know about, is his impressive rise to success.
In a time where being young is not the easiest undertaking, with climate change threatening our future, along with being locked inside for a year and a half due to a worldwide pandemic, one of the most doable activities for youngins to turn to is music.
That’s where an artist like $not, who can relate to all the feelings above, comes into play.
Drawing inspiration from the likes of XXXTentacion, Bones, SpaceGhostPurpp, and Yung Lean, he was able to channel his anxiety, and find an escape.
The 23 year old wants be that exact same figure for other kids, by making sense of his anxiety, and transforming it into a tower of self-confidence.
Born in New York, but raised in West Palm Beach Florida, Edy Edouardo, aka $NOT, has made a name for himself as a rapper through hard work, perseverance, and great music.
Shortly after the release of his first EP, “THE Ti$$UE FILES” which helped $NOT establish his sound as an artist, the rapper would drop breakout track “GOSHA“, the track credited for his ascent in the music industry, and to this day, his most streamed song with almost 160 million streams on Spotify.
With 2020 being a rough year for many, $not released 2 studio albums. The first named “-TRAGEDY+“ which included smash hit “GOSHA”. The second, “Beautiful Havoc“, which included many features from other artists like Iann Dior, and Denzel Curry.
Something else that sets the rapper apart is his strong relationship with this fans. He connects and interacts with this fans on social media platforms such as Twitter, Instagram, and even in group chats.
$not has really become a Gen-Z superstar in the past year. Millions of streams, being featured on Euphoria (HBO’s hit series), being praised by stars like Billie Eilish, and become a huge hit on social media app Tik Tok, are just a few things that have gone his way.
— $NOT (@snot) March 16, 2020
You can find the rapper just about anywhere, and here at TNC, we couldn’t be more excited and intrigued to see where he goes next!