TEXAS ARTISTS | 100K AND BELOW
BY BRENESSA ROACH | AUGUST 5 2023
Texas is known for its amazing music scene which is why we wanted to highlight 4 artists from there. These 4 artists have below 100K monthly listeners on Spotify, but their music is amazing and they have so much potential to grow.
Let’s get started…
Current Monthly Listeners: 98.7K
Nevi is an 18 year old Mexican American artist from Royse City, Texas. He is also a producer and engineer. He made his debut on July 24th, 2018 with his debut EP Sad Sad Summer.. In May 2020, he posted the single “Invoice” to digital streaming platforms. This single garnered over 4.3 million streams on SoundCloud and charted #1 on the SoundCloud Charts. On Spotify, this single almost has 1 million streams.
On May 21st, 2021, he released the single “How You Been” which was a collaboration with KYLE. This is one of his most popular songs with over 1.2 million streams. Followed by that, he released the single “Comfortable” with Luh Kel and Alehn. Both these songs were pre-release tracks for his first album onourown.. After his album, he released quite a few singles throughout 2021 and 2022.
He started off 2023 with the release of “Control” on February 17th, followed by “Westside” on May 19th. “Westside” is our favourite song from his discography and was also a pre-release track for his latest EP genesis. This EP is his latest release and came out on June 9th.
Listen to “Westside” by Nevi on Spotify:
Check out Nevi on Instagram: @itsnevi
Current Monthly Listeners: 2.2K
stvphn is an Indie R&B/Pop singer,songwriter and producer born and raised in Houston, Texas. Originally he stricly only produced music, but as of the last 2 years he has been singing, songwriting and producing his songs as well as producing for many other artists. He debuted on March 31st, 2022 with the single “lie”. In November 2022, he released the single “forever” which was a collaboration with kimmy. This is his most popular single with almost 34K streams.
For 2023, he released his first single “running” on February 24th. This single was in collaboration with brynne. His next release was the single “just a friend” in April. This song was in collaboration with chtha and ahyng and is also his second most popular song with 11K streams. His latest release “obvious” is from July 28th and is another collaboration with kimmy.
Listen to “forever” by stvphn on Spotify:
Check out stvphn on Instagram: @stvphn.wav
Current Monthly Listeners: 26.7K
FRITOGANG is an R&B/Soul/Hip-Hop group from San Antonio, Texas. They debuted on November 11th, 2016 with the single “WYD” which was in collaboration with Tonsoul, Spec Kay, Levicantsing and MPres. On June 22nd, 2018, they released their debut album Are You Even Listening?. This album consists of 8 songs and includes their most popular song “Best Friends” which has over 4.5 million streams. This song is in collaboration with Tonsoul, Spec Kay and Marco G.
In April 2019, they released their second album Garage Sale! followed by their EP Not for Sale! in January 2020. They released a few more throughout 2020 and 2021. Their latest release is their third album Hush! from February 28th, 2022.
Listen to “Best Friends” by FRITOGANG, Spec Kay, Tonsoul and Marco G on Spotify:
Check out FRITOGANG on Instagram: @thefritogang
Current Monthly Listeners: 36.3K
Faaris Sattar, known by his artist name Faaris, is a rapper, born and raised in Austin, Texas. He debuted on January 1st, 2021 with the single “Presidential” followed by “Hell Out There” on February 5th. On September 8th, 2021, he released the single “Still Sleeping” with Keralanka. This is his most popular song with over 390K streams on Spotify.
His latest release is from June 2nd, 2023 and it is his debut album Change of Scenery.
Listen to “Still Sleeping” by Faaris and Karalanka on Spotify:
Check out Faaris on Instagram: @faaris.mp3
You can find all 4 songs mentioned in this article on our Spotify playlist below: