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  • June 19, 2010
    By webteam

    “When I’m in the studio, I’m calm,” says Young Riot, sitting in a swivel chair at his East Boston studio. “I can get pretty animated and go off. Someone saw me moving and called it a riot.” Call it the calm before the storm. The young rapper is making waves in Boston’s hip-hop scene. He signed with Bay State staple Amalgam Digital last year and has since been covered in Hip Hop magazine and the Source, performed at the 2010 SXSW music festival, gotten nominated for MTVU’s best freshman video (for “Money Money”), and started his own clothing company, YOMP.

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