Since hip hop's golden era, a cycle repeats every few years when a new rapper emerges with a presence and skill so undeniable, the artform and its participants adapt to it's latest contributor. Titans like Rakim, Nas, Snoop, Tupac, Biggie, DMX, and recently pop stars like Kanye, Drake and Kendrick Lamar each reconstructed expectations and trends associated with MCing following their emergence. 25 year old, Howard County, Maryland native, Brandon Perry also known as K.A.A.N. (pronounced Kon) has the talent and qualities to once again write a new chapter in the rap instruction manual. Everyday, innovations in the tech realm bring us one step closer to digital perfection. Throughout centuries philosophers, scientists, physicists and doctors alike have built upon the discoveries of their predecessors, helping mankind evolve and "know-it-all. When your moniker is an acronym for "Knowledge Above All Nonsense" (K.A.A.N.), hip hop is going to hold you accountable. Accountability and credibility are not only evident in K.A.A.N.'s music, but equally obvious in his work ethic and output. In a short time span, he's been honing and developing his craft in real time, spontaneously releasing eps, singles and videos to an eager audience of loyal fans across numerous social media platforms. He has cumulatively generated millions of plays via Spotify, Soundcloud and Youtube alone. Those statistics are only increasing daily. Some of the biggest names in the industry have extended admiration and support of K.A.A.N.'s movement. Cosigns from Big Ghost LTD, Dem Jointz (Aftermath), Shady Records, Chuck D, and NPR are among the many stripes the newcomer has earned (and most recently, Dr Dre in April 2019). Check out some of K.A.A.N.'s releases with Redefinition Records below, but also be sure to dig deeper into his catalog of self initiated projects with musical collaborators that push the boundaries of the hip-hop genre.