Evan Hughes One Take Contest (2017)
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Hailing from Boston, Massachusetts, Evan Hughes has become one of the city’s most prominent rising artists over the past two years. Primarily an alternative hip hop artist and producer, he has become known for his stylistic diversity and energetic delivery within his vein of music. Founding the Eppi Pen music group at only fifteen years old, Evan Hughes has since released two EPs and several singles, unveiling his debut project “Paragon” in the summer of 2016. He has headlined four concerts in the Boston area, and has shared the stage with hip hop legends including Joe Budden and Twista. His recent single “No Life,” a collaboration effort with New Jersey artist Dutchboy, has been featured on several radio shows nationwide, and has been highlighted by the lucrative hip hop media center Hip Hop DX. Evan Hughes has also won the Emerson College Theater Department Award for Best original musical composition, as well as “Best Original Score” in the independent film “A Girl Named Lucy.” Certainly an artist to watch, Evan Hughes’ continuing success is a testament to the modern, edged sound that he has developed.