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Virgil Shepp’s Hey Nah! album arrived at the office in a very homemade CD paper case, stapled together and emblazoned with a wax “V” seal. You’ve got to love that. It says a lot about the creativity of the man, which is great because little information is available about him online. A Google search reveals Bandcamp and Soundcloud pages, and very little else. Certainly no bio.
So this is what we know: Virgil Shepp is a rapper from Detroit. A quick glance over his song titles and we see the likes of “Belle Isle/Belle Eazy.” The man loves his city.