Prop Dylan is a Swedish independent rap-artist hailing from the music capital of Sweden: Borlänge.
Sharing stomping grounds with world famous rock bands, Mando Diao and Sugarplum Fairy inspired him to embark on a musical journey. Prop started his solo career in early 2007, releasing his debut album, A Garbage Pail Kid.
Shortly after the release he was highlighted by Kingsize Magazine as one of Scandinavia’s most talented rappers.
During his breakthrough, Prop took no time off – instead he worked on his second album, Crossing The Bridge which was released in May 2009.
The focus has always been on live shows and touring. To this day Prop has toured on four continents and done well over 500 live shows in the whole of Europe, Asia, Central and North America and also the Middle East.
Touring with the likes of DJ Premier, Looptroop Rockers, Talib Kweli to name a few, have established a good relationship between Prop and above mentioned artists.
This has led to further collaborations on various projects.
In 2010 Prop and DJ Premier collaborated on what would become the first single from Props third album: The Cardinal Sin. Prop flew over to New York in December 2010 and recorded the song, Shock & Amaze in Headqcourterz Studios, Manhattan. Shock & Amaze was voted as the third best DJ Premier song 2011.
The collaboration stamped a quality mark in Props carrier.
Knowing all too well what album number three represents in any artist’s career, all stops were removed for the making of The Cardinal Sin. The album was masterfully produced by both DJ Premier and Logophobia. Side artists Talib Kweli, Sabina Ddumba and the Dilated Peoples members Evidence and Rakaa adding the icing to what was always going to be the eye opener for this independent artist.
Prop Dylan has a natural flow, a skill for both meaningful lyricism and spitting fluidly through top shelf productions.
The Cardinal Sin was reviewed by countless magazines, given 4 to 5 out of 5 ratings. The leading hip hop magazine Kingsize still holds Prop Dylan as one of Scandinavia’s most talented and respected rappers.
The album received a plaque for “Album of the year” at Dalecarlia Music Awards 2014.
He released his fourth solo album ”To Whom It May Concern” in 2019 followed up by a European tour throughout the whole year. Sold out shows in Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Germany and more countries before the Corona outbreak.