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A product of the Texas suburbs, and born of the internet, Kevin Abstract sheds the tough, "cool" posturing of hip-hop in favor of frankness and sincerity. The refreshingly unironic 20-year-old, né Ian Simpson, started off posting tracks to MySpace in middle school, and chose his name for a simple reason. "I thought this kid was really cool when I was twelve, his name was Kevin," he recalls. "Abstract—I wanted to describe my music based on the abstract. It's such a 12-year-old name, but then…

A product of the Texas suburbs, and born of the internet, Kevin Abstract sheds the tough, "cool" posturing of hip-hop in favor of frankness and sincerity. The refreshingly unironic 20-year-old, né Ian Simpson, started off posting tracks to MySpace in middle school, and chose his name for a simple reason. "I thought this kid was really cool when I was twelve, his name was Kevin," he recalls. "Abstract—I wanted to describe my music based on the abstract. It's such a 12-year-old name, but then…