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7 Underrated Christian Rap Artists Under 21

There are a lot of artists entering the Christian Hip Hop scene every year with a bunch of them being teenagers making dope music for the Kingdom. With that said, here are 7 underrated CHH artists under 21:

James Brexton

James Brexton is a 19-year-old artist from Austin, Texas who has been dropping music since 2020. He started at the age of 7, teaching himself different instruments such as guitar, piano, and drums. James grew up in a family full of musicians, so, naturally, he picked up the talent and skill of his environment allowing him to sing at the age of 12 and produce on Garageband and later Logic Pro X. He is also a self-taught engineer and has produced, recorded and engineered all his songs.

His proudest moments include graduating high school, overcoming academic obstacles, and gaining 10,000 streams on his debut single which he was reluctant to drop as he was focusing on school and his future plans, but released it because his friends and family pushed him.

James currently has a lot of singles lined up and an EP dropping this year. His goal is to produce for other artists, reach people who need Christ through his music, and start his own clothing brand. Follow James Brexton on Instagram


Zdiorx is a 19-year old-artist from Sacramento, California. He started as a secular artist, freestyling and getting high at parties until someone told him to start recording. After getting saved he left it all behind until Marc Stevens and Mission encouraged him to pick it back up again and use his talents for God. After debating on whether he should do it or not, God reignited the passion in him in 2020. Then, Marc Stevens helped him set up a recording studio at home so Zdiorx could start making songs from his home.

His proudest moments include performing at the Invasion tour, flying to Texas to record his song “N2P” with NotKlyde, and dropping his debut EP, Christian Dior.

He has been silently working on music, taking advice and engineering from Jxhn Paul, and recently dropped a double single called “Salvation” on February 25th. Zdiorx’s goals include traveling and performing at shows and creating a lot of YouTube content. Follow Zdiorx on Instagram


Maso is a 16-year-old artist from Upstate New York who has been making music for six years. He started writing worship songs at the age of 10 when he discovered rap two years later. Taking inspiration from NF, he started writing his own raps to beats on YouTube.

Maso’s proudest moments include releasing his debut single “Statements” which gave him the confidence to release songs for people to hear, collaborating with CieMie, and dropping their debut album titled Love is War which introduced his listeners to his new style of melodic rap, and being a part of Fazbreak’s creative staff which has helped him grow spiritually and as a person.

Maso is set to release singles with the hopes of dropping a small project by the end of the year. His goals include hitting 10k all-time streams and collaborating with artists such as Christopher Syncere, Mvkeyy J, and Jude Barclay. Follow Maso on Instagram


Hylem is a 16-year-old artist from Louisiana who has been making music for two years. He made a worship song that he sang at church which made him feel God’s calling towards music. He started using Bandlab on his iPod during quarantine and worked his way up to building a home studio to record in.

Hylem’s proudest moments include being an artist and having his music up on streaming platforms, performing at Manic Nights in Atlanta, alongside his favorite artists, and making connections with people within CHH.

Hylem has a lot of music set to drop this year, with a single release every week for the first half of the year, a collab EP with Prod. Trisx and an album he plans to drop in the fall. Follow Hylem on Instagram


Rosco is a 17-year-old artist from Boston, Massachusetts. Rosco started playing instruments from the age of five and has always wanted to be a rapper/singer. It wasn’t until his friend Gio started to release music that he decided to pursue it as well. He started releasing remixes on Instagram until he recorded and dropped his debut single in June of 2021.

Rosco’s goals include releasing a song a month this year and a song a week starting this summer. He is also working on 12 pop-rap songs alongside producer JP and collaborating with his friends on their music. Follow Rosco on Instagram


Siah is a 15-year old rapper from Dallas, Texas who has been recording music since the end of 2020. He started rapping at the age of 11 as a dare to freestyle at school which inspired him to get better at his rapping and freestyling abilities. He took three years to try and perfect his skills allowing him to feel God’s calling to do music.

His proudest moments include dropping a collab project with ProdbyKrstian titled Live Lit, having rapper 350 feature on his song, and hitting 1k monthly listeners on Spotify.

Siah is set to release an EP in spring while also having a couple of singles and collaborations dropping later this year. Follow SiahThyLegend on Instagram


CieMie is a 16-year old Russian artist from New York who has been making music since he was 12. He started writing songs during lunch at school which sparked a desire in him to learn music production and studio recording. He spent the next two years learning how to make beats and sound design while having his official single published on YouTube titled “Life.” He started taking music seriously last year by dropping songs consistently across all platforms.

CieMie’s proudest moments include filming his first music video, hitting the 20k streams milestone, and getting professional attention from big Christian and secular artists.

CieMie is currently working on a project called X II, a sequel to his EP X which dropped last October. His goals include filming music videos/visualizers for different projects of his, gaining 2000 followers on Instagram, and reaching 10k monthly listeners on Spotify. Follow CieMie on Instagram

Have you heard of these teen Christian rap artists? Who else should we look out for?

What do you think?

Joshua Samuel

Written by Joshua Samuel

Joshua Samuel is an intern at Rapzilla and is currently a student at Metalworks Institute for Audio Engineering and Music Business in Toronto. He is an artist/producer himself who aspires to one day work in the music industry. Samuel enjoys pop culture, so when he is not making music he is catching up on new movies and tv-shows.

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