Henry Adaso


  • Music journalist with more than 13 years of experience
  • Founded an award-winning blog on rap music


Henry Adaso is a former writer for ThoughtCo. He has been writing about hip-hop since 2005, though his passion for the music dates back to the early 1990s, when he first fell in love with Naughty By Nature's "O.P.P." Adaso founded the award-winning blog The Rap Up. He has written for Vibe, MTV, XXL, Houston Press, LA Weekly, Beats Music, and Rap Rehab.


Henry Adaso has a bachelor's degree from Colorado State University.

Awards and Publications
  • American Marketing Association Crystal Award (Best B2B Website Finalist)
  • American Marketing Association Crystal Award (Best Blog Finalist)
  • Texas Social Media Award
  • "Trinidad James Payday for 'Uptown Funk'” for Rap Rehab​

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