Here at Who What Wear, we hardly consider ourselves experts on female rappers. And yet, we seem to have our finger firmly on the pulse of which female artists are either having a moment or about to have one. We called Iggy Azalea a fashion darling before anyone else, and predicted that FKA Twigs was going to blow up very soon—and we were right.
Our new obsession: 22-year-old Detroit-born rapper Angel Haze. Not only is she recognized as an incredibly talented rising musician—she was nominated for an MTV Video Music Award this year, and teamed up with It artist Sia on her song "Battle Cry"—but she's also been acknowledged by the fashion world. V Magazine and Vogue both already featured her and we have a feeling she'll make the rounds in more glossies soon.
Keep scrolling to learn more about Angel Haze!
Back in 2012, Haze's song "Werkin' Girls" landed on Pitchfork's list of the best 100 tracks of the year.
The rapper identifies as pansexual and agendered, and prefers to be referred to by gender-neutral pronouns.
Haze released their latest song, "CANDLXS," in February of this year.
The rapper is a mix of African and Native American ancestry, and is self-taught in how to speak Tsalagi, the native Cherokee language.
Haze's career in rap actually began with a childhood obsession with writing poetry.
Haze grew up in the pentecostal Christian faith, which the rapper later rejected, referring to it as a "cult."
Angel Haze, born Raeen Roes Wilson, is openly pansexual. The rapper and model Ireland Baldwin dated for years, but may or may not have split earlier this year.
Haze's music videos have surpassed the one million views mark on YouTube.
Haze's debut EP Reservation came out in 2012, and her official debut album, Dirty Gold, came out the following year.
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