- 17 Jun 20
The Hot Press Lockdown Sessions entered a new phase this week, with the launch of The Y&E Series – supported by the Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht.
Following acclaimed sets from Jafaris and Stray Melody this week on the Hot Press Lockdown Sessions' brand new The Y&E Series, we're delighted to present JyellowL as our latest act – performing live on the Hot Press Instagram tonight, June 17, at 7.30pm.
One of the most authoritative voices in the Irish hip-hop boom, JyellowL is rapidly hurtling towards international stardom – clocking up 1.4 million streams in 2019, and scoring a coveted appearance on the FIFA 20 soundtrack. He lands on the Y&E Series ahead of the release of his highly anticipated new single 'JeweLs' – out this Friday.
Continuing tonight with JyellowL, The Y&E Series is shining a light on some of the best new and emerging talent that Ireland has to offer in 2020 – with 40 acts set to join Hot Press on Instagram for special live performances across 40 consecutive days, thanks to the support of the Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht.
Watch JyellowL tonight, June 17, as part of the Hot Press Lockdown Sessions' The Y&E Series – live on the Hot Press Instagram (@hotpressmagazine) at 7.30pm.
Take a look at the other brilliant acts still to come in the first week of The Y&E Series below:
Thursday, June 18: Milk.
Tipped as one of the Hot Press ‘Hot For 2020 Irish Acts’, Milk. combine feel-good indie-pop with elements of R&B and electronica – and you might also recognise lead singer Mark McKenna from John Carney’s 2016 film Sing Street…
Friday, June 19: ROE
Roe is the acclaimed twenty-year-old multi-instrumentalist making waves with her unique brand of self-styled ‘grumpy electro pop’. She recently performed the Snow Patrol album Final Straw with Gary Lightbody and Rossborough.
Saturday, June 20: Sion Hill
Since releasing his debut album, Elephant, in 2017, and clocking up support slots for the likes of A-ha and Pete Doherty, Sion Hill has emerged as one of the country’s most compelling, genre-blending artists.
Sunday, June 21: Celaviedmai
One of the brightest young rappers on the Irish scene, the Galway-based Celaviedmai has made a huge impression with her energetic, impassioned delivery – and powerful lyrics.
Each live showcase will be broadcast live, to Ireland and the world, at 19:30 from the Hot Press Instagram (@hotpressmagazine).