Cordae knows exactly what he wants to say . He chooses his words and phrases carefully . He speaks from a place of truth . That’s why the two -time GRAMMY® Award -nominated gold -selling Maryland -raised rapper has quietly become one of the modern generation’s most trusted narrators . A remarkable life has given him a lot to say . He went from trailer parks and public housing with his mom to stratospheric success . After a series of buzzing singles, he reached critical mass with his 2019 full -length debut, The Lost Boy . It bowed in the Top 15 of the Billboard Top 200 and included four gold -certified singles—“RNP” [feat. Anderson .Paak], “Have Mercy,” “Broke As Fuck,” and “Kung Fu.” Beyond unanimous praise from Billboard, Complex, HighSnobiety , New York Times, Pitchfork, and Stereogum , he garnered a pair of GRAMMY® Award nominations in the categories of “Best Rap Album” for The Lost Boy and “Best Rap Song” for “Bad Idea” [feat . Chance the Rapper] . He’s the rare artist whose presence can be felt on -screen in a Super Bowl commercial alongside legendary Academy® Award -winning director Martin Scorsese and among XXL’s coveted “Freshman Class . ” Along the way, he linked up with Roddy Ricch for “Gifted” as well as joining forces with Eminem for “Killer . ” Absorbing wisdom from a life -changing trip to Africa, enduring the loss of a friend gone too soon, and evolving as an artist and a man, he tells this story in widescreen technicolor on his 2022second full-length offering, From A Bird’s Eye View [ART@WAR/Atlantic Records].