Born and raised on Chicago’s north side & south suburbs , the windy city’s own, Austin Poe, continues to make noise by dropping quality new hitters and by representing the Zoony Life movement. One to believe in visions and individuality, the eccentric rapper has always led by example. While working to build a strong camp around him, Austin Poe created Zoony Life – A brand and movement to inspire fans to bring their visions to life no matter what it takes.
Formally known as E-Money, the rapper eventually decided to take on the name Austin Poe. Growing up with constant on and off hardships, the chitown artist decided to dig deeper into what music really meant to him and decided to use his middle name Austin, while also playing off the word, “poet.”
True to his name, Austin Poe, is an undoubtedly creative soul who loves to play off words with clever metaphors and punchlines. He’s a vet at off the top spitting, and dropping motivational gems.
Featured on major radio stations, music sites, and platforms such as, MTV, and WorldStarHipHop, the rapper is proof that putting in hard work pays off and that it’s always worth following a dream. Plans to continue to push the Zoony Life brand to another level, Austin Poe plans to turn the movement to a household name. As he becomes more than just local hype, it’s clear to see that the Midwest rapper will soon be a household name himself. “I am inspired by people that don’t follow the rules and do their own thing… cutting out the middle man… You just have to enjoy this life.”
Cutting through gritty production with ill lyrics and smooth flow, Zoony Life's own Austin Poe embodies the reality and honesty of Chicago hip-hop. The emcee lays out his ambitions and looks to turn some heads with his brand new video for his single "Cold Out". The new song and video is the first offering off his upcoming mixtape "Inspiration Vol. 1" which is due out this Summer. Watch the visual above and check in for the next release off the project soon!