Welcome to the Official Website of Independent Rap Artist | Producer George Kush
GEORGE KUSH, the Rap Artist from Maryland was raised by his single mother with his five siblings and began writing and recording music back in 2004, while attending Northwest High School in Germantown, Maryland. Kush is a versatile artist as his sound varies from one track to the next, but whether he is spitting rapid-fire bars or singing melodies on hooks, his lyrics and delivery have the ability to captivate and inspire listeners. The 2018 George Kush EP "St. George" which he engineered himself, as he does all of his music, is a sonic masterpiece that expresses the wide range of emotions that the young men and women of today feel while battling unjust systems and overcoming their struggles throughout life. No matter the style of production, Kush delivers a message that is uplifting and empowering that any music fan can appreciate.
Kush lists Damian Marley, Stephen Marley, Capleton, Chronixx, Protoje, Jesse Royal, Runkus, Hempress Sativa, Lauryn Hill, Mos Def, Talib Kweli, Jay Electronica, and Chance The Rapper as Artists who Inspire him the most. The Maryland rapper attributes the overall message in his music to the things he learned from Emperor of Ethiopia, Haile Selassie and Rastafari people such as Bob Marley, Peter Tosh and many others..
The name Kush represents the region of Africa called Kush or Nubia, present day Ethiopia and Sudan, where scientists and historians say humankind has its origins. The name Kush is also a reference to the Cannabis strain known as Kush which makes up the genetic backbone of many Indica and Hybrid strains of Cannabis. Kush says he believes the plant to be Holy and calls it "The Healing of The Nations"
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