Album: Baeza – The Man

22 Year Old Rapper/Entrepreneur From Fresno CA, Releases His New Record,  The Man Via HotNewHipHop


Baeza - The Man

Critical Praise for Baeza:

“Artist on the way to the top.” – Fresno Bee

Basically, he’s saying he’s the shit, and based on his following, it seems there are plenty of folks who’d agree.”Mass Appeal

The Album:

Amassing a die-hard following that began with his YouTube channel and led to headlining a national tour, the 22 year-old Fresno, California-based rapper and producer Baeza is now releasing his first full-length album entitled, The Man, today via EMPIRE Recordings. Baeza produced the entire 18 track album himself which features E-40, Philthy Rich, Rayven Justice, Kap G, and Lyrica Anderson.

Baeza released his first single and video, “Far From Ready,” when he was 18 years old, gaining him millions of views on YouTube and cementing him as the next rapper from California’s Central Valley. He continued to drop mixtapes and collaborate with artists such as the platinum-certified Baby Bash and Clyde Carson, and was recently Snapped by Kylie Jenner. Considered a quadruple threat because he can sing, rap, and produce, and runs his own clothing line, Striktly Business, the young rapper is also proving to be social media kingpin with a following of over 190K on Instagram, 160K on Facebook, and 60K on Twitter.

The Man is reflective of a young man stepping out of adolescence into manhood. Crediting his father for his business acumen and positive outlook on life, Baeza embraces personal growth, stating, “At the end of the day, it’s not about the money or the fame – it’s about genuine happiness for me.”

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Baeza Background:

22 year-old producer and rapper Baeza is no stranger to the grind. After getting his first beat making software when he was 13, Baeza has continued to grow as both a producer and a rapper. After taking his career more seriously in high school, the Fresno native began selling beats, which ended up providing for his equipment to launch his hip-hop career and has since become one of the rising stars on the West Coast. His first full-length mixtape, Dough and Dro, was released in 2013 and, with the help of Baby Bash, who collaborated with the rapper on the Dough and Dro‘s “Racks,” Baeza garnered a social media presence of what now stands at over six figures on several outlets. Baeza has additionally accumulated millions of views on YouTube with fans and critiques alike waiting for his next move. While additionally managing his own clothing line, Striktly Business, Baeza is signed to EMPIRE Distribution, who distributed the  full-length commercial album version of his 2014 mixtape The Man EP, via EMPIRE Recordings.

The Man

“Living It Up”:

“Nothing Average” ft. Philthy Rich:

“Striktly Business” ft. E-40: