Baltimore rapper Tate Kobang has catapulted into the national hip-hop discussion, thanks mainly to the hit single "Bank Rolls (Remix)," an irresistible nod to the city's past that sounds little like rap radio today.
It took six conversations with five different people from four different are codes?—10 emails, 12 more phone calls and about 30 miles of driving for me to catch up with the homie Tate Kobang, who is actually from around the corner from my crib. His music made the journey worth it–– the east Baltimore rapper is nice. His lyrics are sharp, he's quick with an original presence. Like most other people you probably know him because of his 2015 banger 'Bank Rolls,' a remake of the