Related Information for Authentic Authentic is a self-produced underground rapper/lyricist from Ashburn, VA. His creative, thoughtful and intelligent lyrics more than make up for the makeshift, yet near-studio quality, production done out of his basement. His first release, the 6-track 'Authentic Demo' was a cult hit in the Northern VA area upon its release in May 2005. The main themes in his raps are the commercialization of hip-hop, repetitiveness of mainstream artists and his overall love of hip-hop.. read more