Hello and welcome to DIY’s introducing feature, Get To Know… getting you a little bit closer to the buzziest new acts that have been catching our eye as of late, and working out what makes them tick.
Although he’s been buzzing around for quite sometime now, the South London rapper has finally dropped his official first track ‘Night Time’. Blending the indie and rock influences that he grew up on with his love for rap, we caught up with him to find out more!
Describe your music to us in the form of a tinder bio?
LEFT, ALTERNATIVE, POP, RAP.
What’s your earliest musical memory?
ME BEING YOUNG LISTENING TO BUSTED WISHING I COULD MAKE MUSIC THEY WAY THEY DID ONE DAY.
Who were some artists that inspired you when you were just starting out (and why)?
THE 1975 & BASTILLE, FLEETWOOD MAC AND PHIL COLLINS & BUSTED, BECAUSE THEIR MUSIC SPOKE TO ME IN A WAY NO OTHER ARTIST COULD AND IT ALWAYS HAD A DEEPER MESSAGE FOR ME TO FATHOM.
You’re from South London - what’s the music scene like there at the moment?
IT’S VERY RAP ORIENTED AND I’M LEFT TO THAT.
Are there other artists breaking through at the same time that you take inspiration from?
Who would be your dream collaborator?
MATTY HEALY FROM THE 1975 OR DAN SMITH FROM BASTILLE.
Musically or otherwise, what are you most looking forward to for the rest of 2019?
SHOWING THE WORLD MY MUSIC, AND ALL THE WORK IM GONNA HAVE TO DO TO BE AT THE FULL FRONT OF UK MUSIC.
If people could take away one thing from your music, what would it be?
RISK RISK RISK! BE YOURSELF AND BEING DIFFERENT IS COOL.
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