Dive into the rap scene, the success of Highsnob

Michele Matera, aka Highsnob, is age 37 and was born in Avellino and raised in La Spezia. He is one of the most successful artists in the Italian rap scene. With a turbulent past, he founded the duo Bushwaka together with Italian rapper Samuel Heron in 2013 and released “Pandamonium”, an album published by the Newtopia label. After this experiment, he embarked on a solo career and in June 2015 released his first single “Harley Quinn”, a gold record in which he fused trap with the sounds of classic rap.

Highsnob rap
Suit Vivienne Westwood, T-shirt Kangra, shoes Salvatore Ferragamo, sunglasses Tom Ford

Anticipated by the single “Wannabe” featuring Junior Cally, his first studio album “Bipopular” was released in summer 2018. In 2019 “23 coltellate” was awarded gold status by FIMI and in 2020 the singles “Wannabe vol. 3” and “Per odiarti non ho tempo” were released.
In 2022, Highsnob debuted at the Sanremo Festival in a duo with singer-songwriter Hu with “Abbi cura di te”, a song dedicated to the end of a love story, in which pop, rap and electronic genres are mixed.

Highsnob rapper
Total look Hermès

Highsnob songs
Jacket Diesel, T-shirt Kangra

Credits

Talent Highsnob

Editor in Chief Federico Poletti

Photographer Filippo Thiella

Stylist Davide Pizzotti

Photographer assistant Andrea Lenzi

Stylist assistant Gianluca Sacchetti

Grooming: Ricky Morandin/W-MManagement

Opening image: suit Vivienne Westwood, T-shirt Kangra, shoes Salvatore Ferragamo, sunglasses Tom Ford

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