Obscurley, not to be confused with Obscurely, (adverb) is defined as in a way that is difficult or impossible to understand, explain, or identify or in a deliberately enigmatic manner and is a LoFi Hiphop Duo based in Portland, Oregon. The group combines South African-born singer and guitarist, Clint Warren’s Reggae-inspired rhythmic flow with Michigan rapper Samantha Lee’s harmonic vocals. Prior to Obscurley, the two singers Warren and Lee were part of a South-Florida-based Indie Dance duo called Stellar Icaria, influenced by a wide range of genres including R&B/Soul, Funk, and Electro-Pop or New Wave music. Obscurley has been compared to 50 Cent, Gorillaz, and Macklemore.
The MusiCares Foundation awarded the group with a recording sponsorship in 2020 the group was a semi-finalist for the 2021 Opening Act Contest.
Ben Crandell from the South Florida Sun-Sentinel described the act as, “One of the coolest upcoming hip-hop artists with an old-school feel we’ve heard since Eminem.”