Smart bets: TRiG

Local hip-hop artist TRiG made his entree to music following his brother’s career in the rap industry. These days, he’s busy carving his own path in the Asheville music scene, working with local hip-hop brand Musty Mark Records and collaborating with up-and-coming artists like DeeLayne and SASS. The rapper’s recent recordings, like this summer’s “On Top,” feature synthesized beats and fast-paced, bold lyrics about good times and good money. TRiG, also known as Dareé and D-Trigg, plans to leave a lasting legacy in his hometown through his autobiographical music, which he writes and produces himself. TRiG returns for his second show at The Orange Peel with fellow local artists Trip Gang, DeeLayne, Leequan, Lazz and YPC Darius on Friday, Nov. 25, at 9 p.m. $10/$20. theorangepeel.net. Photo by Mark Schlegelmilch

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Writer scribbling away in the shaky lines of the mountains.

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