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FADER: Midwxst shares “pretty girls” video, announces debut album title

July 7, 2023

midwxst, the 20-year-old artist who emerged out of the digicore/SoundCloud scene, has dropped a new single. “pretty girls” is a woozy and melodic paean to feelings of lust and romance that comes with a video in which midwxst hangs out with different women in a variety of highly saturated scenarios. “pretty girls” will appear on […]

Complex: 20 Rappers to Watch in 2023

February 1, 2023

midwxst is only 19 years old, but he’s already been on our radar for quite some time. We first took notice of the Carmel, Indiana native in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic. In October 2020, he self-released his debut project, Secrets. The project included the standout tracks “Threefaced” and “Decay,” which showcased his knack for […]

Pigeons & Planes: midwxst Is Staying Grounded as His Career Reaches New Heights

July 17, 2022

midwxst emerged from the hyperpop scene but is evolving with each release, taking inspiration from world-building artists like Tyler, The Creator and A Tribe Called Quest. Never afraid to wear his heart on his sleeve or tackle difficult topics like mental health and depression, the young artist is staying down to earth as his career […]

Midwxst Drops New Song, ‘Riddle,’ Announces US Tour

February 3, 2022

Midwxst’s tour with glaive kicks off February 4 in Los Angeles. midwxst has shared a new single, “riddle,” alongside an accompanying video. “riddle” is an uptempo track with acoustic guitar-led instrumentals intertwined with blasting bass percussion. midwxst shared some insight about the song, saying, “‘riddle’ is my most personal song I’ve made. I made it in […]

BACK IN ACTION: Midwxst Interviewed

October 20, 2021

The South Carolina born, Indiana-raised midwxst is one of America’s upcoming stars. His music is volatile whilst able to span multiple genres to show that there’s no boundaries with what can be made. His energy on the new EP ‘Back in Action’ is infectious. The project takes a step into the mainstream, whilst also bringing the focus […]

NME: Five things we learned from our In Conversation video chat with midwxstNME:

September 27, 2021

In the space of just a year, genre-defying artist midwxst has gone from leading the digicore/hyperpop explosion to signing with a major label and positioning himself as a name to watch in the US rap scene.While the glitchy video game sounds of his earlier releases ‘SUMMER03’ and ‘Secrets’ remain, the South Carolina-born, Indiana-raised teenager (real […]

Back In Action EP Review

September 20, 2021

On his latest EP, the Indiana-raised hyperpop upstart takes a step closer toward the mainstream, sharpening his style without losing the irreverence that makes up his volatile vision. Edgar Sarratt III started this year sounding like a scared kid on the bus, unsure of what the future held for him. “I’m twiddling my thumbs, don’t […]