Isaiah Rashad McClain (born May 16, 1991) is a rapper hailing from Chattanooga, Tennessee. He is signed to Top Dawg Entertainment. Isaiah Rashad first began rapping seriously in the tenth grade and after high school, he lived wherever he could record. He began getting industry connects in 2010 from which point his music begun getting passed around to various A&R's. In 2012, Isaiah Rashad toured with Juicy J, Joey Bada$$ and Smoke DZA among others, on the Smoker's Club Tour. In December 2012, Rashad begun getting attention from various record labels, most of which he showed no interest in.
On January 28, 2014, his first project was released, titled Cilvia Demo. The EP debuted at number 40 on the US Billboard 200 chart and sold 8,500 copies in the United States during its first week of release. On May 5, 2014, XXL revealed Rashad was included in their annual freshman class.
On September 2, 2016, Rashad released his debut studio album, The Sun's Tirade. The Sun's Tirade received critical acclaim from music critics, debuted at number 17 on the US Billboard 200 and sold 19,000 copies its first week.