Hailing from Richmond, Virginia, Fly Anakin is the co-founder of the Richmond hip-hop crew Mutant Academy. His impeccable skills behind the mic have gained him considerable notoriety.
In 2019, Fly Anakin signed to Lex Records, releasing a collaborative album with Pink Siifu, FlySiifu’s, in November 2020, followed by an EP, $mokebreak, in April 2021. In 2022, he released his debut solo studio LP Frank, which included production from the legendary Madlib as well as Mutant Academy members. The album received “universal acclaim” from critics, according to Metacritic.
Fly Anakin has performed at several shows, including SXSW Festival in Austin, Texas, and has supported Armand Hammer on a short run of European shows. Fly Anakin’s unique style and dedication to his craft have solidified his place in the hip-hop scene, making him a respected figure in the industry.