Horus Gump is a southern Hip Hop artist intent on opening the doorways to discussion of heavier topics through his brand of undeniable bars and lyrical rhythms. Pulling in influences from the greats of yesteryear and today that include the likes of Jay- Z, Outkast, T.I. and Big K.R.I.T., Horus Gump evokes deep, inner reflection with a rap flow that contains equal measurements empowerment and determination. For Gump, the music he makes is a reflection of what’s within; the vessel he uses in order to fulfill his purpose.
Horus’ diverse upbringing has seen him reside in and travel across Alabama, Georgia, Michigan and Florida. The artist has also been deployed to various military locations across Iraq, Abu Dhabi and Turkey. Naturally, his music is largely shaped by his life’s experiences and the surroundings he’s been exposed to throughout his lifetime. Each city has taught him something valuable, from learning how to grind and persevere in Lowndes County (Blackbelt), Alabama, to having to hold his own in the rugged neighborhoods of Detroit’s 7 Mile Rd. It takes a certain level of mental fortitude to not only stomach the events he’s been through, but also to survive. These themes are embedded across the body of the his work, as he recites compelling stories of peculiar experiences.
Notably, it was when he was stationed out in the Aegean coastal city of İzmir, Turkey, where he would first cut his teeth performing for crowds at penthouses and local party venues. Fast forward to today, and he is sitting on a discography of 7 releases. He has shared the stage with many of Atlanta’s top-tier creatives and has headlined 3 tours powered by Audible Hustle Entertainment. He has amassed over 60,000+ organic Spotify plays, 5,000 personal library saves, and garnered media attention from the likes of HotNewHipHop.com, DaddysHangout.com, TheWordIsBond.com and Thellixer.com. Additionally, he went on to win 2nd Best Indie Album Of 2016 by Luke James Reviews. A progressive upstart, the best is yet to come for Horus. Stick close..