P-Lo Is The Swaggy Filipino That Rap Has Been Waiting For
He reps what's probably the "most diverse rap clique of all time," but he's also fly enough to shine on his own.
A quick search of the word "Filipino" on lyrics database Rap Genius mostly turns up guys boasting about the provenance of their one-night stands. P-Lo, the 22-year-old rapper and producer from East Bay suburb Pinole, is an outlier in those search results, waving the flag for himself. "Young Filipino got the game on lock," he bragged last year.