the wilde is the moniker of san francisco-native emcee/singer/producer luke dewilde. a multi-instrumentalist, former punk rocker, and poet, luke turned to alternative hip-hop after learning to produce his own beats in high school. he has released 8 records, including his latest project, coverups, in which he demonstrates his love for hip-hop and alternative by creating mashup-covers of some of the tracks that inspired him most growing up. Luke has worked with world-renowned artists such as scarub of living lengends, milo, budo, open mike eagle, and onry ozzborn of dark time sunshine. he has shared stages with future, t. mills, heems, open mike eagle, and mc lars among others.