HipHopDX Premiere: Hailing from Fairfax, Virginia, Gaz the Rapper has spent the past three years honing his craft. At just 22 years old, he has dreams of following in the footsteps of other freestyle savvy MCs such as Eminem and Twista. Using Twitter’s live streaming app Periscope, Gaz has gained much respect for his long-lasting freestyles, which can go for upwards of two hours.

Produced by Veteran Beatz, his latest offering,”Villain,” finds Gaz and Georgia rapper KevTronic swapping witty bars over bouncy, dark production. The song comes ahead of his debut project, Gaz and Effect. Listen above.