HARI In-House Blog

The Hiphop Archive Presents: A Conversation with Childish Major


Friday, November 2nd at 1:00 p.m.
The Hiphop Archive and Research Institute
104 Mount Auburn Street, 3R, Cambridge, MA 02138 
Tickets by event lottery: http://bit.ly/ChildishMajor-at-HARI

Grammy-nominated Markus Randle, better known by his stage name "Childish Major," is an Atlanta based artist/songwriter/producer. Originally from Edgefield, South Carolina, Markus has made his mark in the Atlanta music scene by working with various national artist such as Rocko, Future, SZA, J. Cole, Isaiah Rashad, Pusha T, Fall Out Boy, and Young Jeezy. Major first broke into the music industry in 2013 after producing RIAA Certified Gold-selling record "U.O.E.N.O" for Atlanta Hiphop artist Rocko. Major is also known for his work in the Atlanta music scene, building with home-grown artist such as 6lack, Two9, Rome Fortune, EarthGang, J.I.D, Key!, as well as many others. In 2015 Childish Major was chosen along with eight other artists, producers, and musicians to attend the Red Bull Music Academy at Bonnaroo where they spent the duration of the festival collaborating and sharing different music-making techniques. Two years later, Major released his debut project Woo$ah on December 15, 2017 with features from 6lack, Dram, SZA, and Isaiah Rashad. With over 12 million streams, his hit single "Supply Luh" was featured in the season 2 finale of the HBO hit series Insecure. "NoEyeInTeam," another single from Woo$ah, was also featured in the video game NBA 2K19. On August 10, 2018, Childish Major released the first single, titled “Know Nothing,” from his upcoming project Dirt Road Diamond. "Know Nothing" was also featured in the first episode of season 3 of Insecure.