- 18 Nov 23
Raised in Dublin, rising hip-hop artist pays homage to his Caribbean roots with his sprightly and animated hip-hop tunes, visually appealing videos and electrifying live performances. He brings his captivating set to tonight’s Y&E Series performance – supported by the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media.
Saturday night is looking stellar for the Y&E Series, with a new, emerging hip-hop voice joining tonight’s Instagram live show.
Dublin-born hip-hop artist Bobby Basil, influenced by his Caribbean roots, burst onto the music scene in 2014. His impactful journey includes the 2019 release of the visually striking ‘Makeup’ one-shot video, followed by his debut project, Isaac Nelson.
Basil’s global recognition soared with features in esteemed publications like Pitchfork, High Snobiety, CLASH, Marie Claire, and Red Bull, culminating in a performance at Romania's Summer Wells Festival where he opened for Aj Tracey.
After a brief hiatus, Bobby Basil is gearing up for a powerful comeback with a new album. Exploring the themes of descent into hell and the quest for heaven, this introspective project delves into authentic emotions and stories, highlighting Bobby's dedication to honesty and confronting personal struggles.
Get ready for a genuine and original artistic expression from Bobby Basil!
Watch Bobby Basil on the Hot Press Y&E Series – supported by the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media – live on the Hot Press Instagram (@hotpressmagazine) at 7pm tonight.