17 year-old Rochester, New York native Ishmael Raps has created a buzz for himself since the release of his first visual, "Breakfast" which was recently followed by a video for his single "CAMO", his most acclaimed record to date. The recent high school graduate is a uniquely versatile alternative hip-hop artist whose music has generated an international base of support. Recognized for his vocal delivery, which is known to transition smoothly from punchy verses ridden with metaphors to soulful, melodic hooks and refrains, Ishmael Raps has been interviewed on several T.V. stations in his hometown as he has propelled into the spotlight. Alongside the use of his blog to generate support for his projects, Ishmael Raps has been featured on several music websites and blogs such as gowherehiphop.com, westaychill.com who have shown immense support for his earliest efforts. Aside from music, and often evident in his visuals, Ishmael Raps' interest in fashion and sense of style has sparked the interest of many fans who are anticipating the unveiling of a clothing line designed by the rising star. As he works on his debut mixtape "GALLERY", you can look out for updates and new releases by following him on twitter @IshmaelRaps and on soundcloud.com/IshmaelRaps.