- 22 Jun 20
The Galway rapper cemented her reputation as one of Ireland's most hotly tipped talents with a stunning set on The Y&E Series last night – supported by the Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht.
Having established herself as one of the country's most thrilling rising stars with a string of audacious singles, we knew Celaviedmai would rise to the occasion of The Y&E Series with her trademark artistic flair.
Proving that a streamed gig doesn't have to forsake the energy of a live show, the Galway rapper embraced her inner actress – presenting her journey from snoozing on the couch and topping up her make-up, to a stunningly polished performance, complete with special effects and a mix curated just for the occasion.
Celaviedmai treated fans to tracks spanning her discography, with highlights including irresistible opener 'For Me', her epic 2019 single 'Confessions', and her latest high-energy release, 'Reckless'.
With a performance that embraced the bold spirit of The Y&E Series, Celaviedmai has provided irrefutable evidence that the Irish hip-hop scene has never been more vibrant.
Take a look at her full performance on the Y&E Series, supported by the Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, below:
Upcoming acts on the Y&E Series:
Monday, June 22: Jason Flynn
Initially building up his ever-growing following with performances on the streets of Dublin, Donegal singer-songwriter Jason Flynn has rapidly established himself as a compelling talent on the Irish scene.
Tuesday, June 23: Soda Blonde
Dublin-based alt-pop quartet Soda Blonde have built their formidable reputation on glittery guitars and irresistible hooks, coupled with down-to-earth songwriting from lead singer Faye O’Rourke. They are truly one of the best bands in Ireland.
Wednesday, June 24: Tebi Rex
Following a landmark 2019, which saw the release of their acclaimed debut album, The Young Will Eat The Old, alternative hip-hop duo Tebi Rex continue to forge a legacy as one of the country’s most thrilling emerging acts with a string of genre-bending releases.
Thursday, June 25: Jordan O’Keefe
With sold-out headliners and a duet with Ed Sheeran under his belt, Derry singer-songwriter Jordan O'Keefe continues to prove himself as a force to be reckoned with.
Friday, June 26: Tara Lee
Drawing influence from the likes of David Bowie, Massive Attack and Blondie, Tara Lee has built up a reputation as a captivating performer, singer-songwriter, producer and actress – releasing her powerful project Noir last year.
Saturday, June 27: Doppler
The brainchild of Jamie Mulrooney, a former winner of the coveted Clancy Brothers Songwriter Competition, acclaimed collective Doppler returned after a hiatus with the irresistible new single 'A Memory' earlier this year.
Sunday, June 28: Anna Carmody
Born in Galway and raised in Tullamore, Co. Offaly, Anna Carmody has already earned comparisons to the legendary likes of Amy Winehouse and Dolores O'Riordan, with her stunning, indie-folk-flavoured sound. Her highly anticipated debut EP is expected in early 2021.
Each live showcase will be broadcast live, to Ireland and the world, at 19:30 from the Hot Press Instagram (@hotpressmagazine).