Los Angeles, CA, USA
Darnell “Genard” Richardson is an American hiphop/rap artist born and raised in the “Woodlawn” area located in the south-east side of Chicago, Illinois.
From hip-hop heavyweights like “Dr. Dre”, “Jay-Z” and “Kanye West”, to R&B legends such as “John Legend” and “Usher”, to modern day popstars like Drake, Bryson Tiller and Big Sean, Genard’s inspirational influences are diverse and versatile as his style and vibes in his music.
Genard takes people by surprise every time they hear him due to his versatility. On one record he’ll hit you with an amazing melodic R&B sound, then out of now where completely flip the script and deliver witty, lyrical and unique types of cadences in his flows when he raps. With “Drake” and “Kanye West” being some of his biggest influences, Genard takes pride in being able to step outside the box labeled “rapper” and surprise people with all kinds of refreshing sounds ranging from R&B, melodic trap, Afro/dancehall and funny-witty lyricism.