New album from Hip Hop Artist Zuby - 'Perseverance, The Best Of Zuby'
OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE
NEWS PROVIDED BY
Vision Music Promotions
ZUBY - PERSEVERANCE (The Best Of Zuby)
Album Release Period: 1st Feb 19
Perseverance – The Best Of Zuby
Zuby is an anomaly in hip-hop. He was born in England, grew up in Saudi Arabia (where he attended an American school) and is a graduate of Oxford University. Through years of hard work and dedication, he has become one of the UK’s most accomplished independent rappers, selling over 25,000 albums without a record deal.
His inspirational lyrics, intelligent wordplay and unique brand of 'Commercial Underground Hip-hop' have earned Zuby a loyal fan base. To date, he has amassed over 1 million YouTube views, 22,000 followers on Facebook, 15,000 on Twitter and 10,000 on Instagram.
Zuby has performed over 100 gigs in 8 different countries - including the UK, USA, Germany, Czech Republic, Estonia, Serbia, Nigeria and Saudi Arabia. He has opened for several well-known artists such as Tech N9ne, The Pharcyde, Akala and The Coup.
This year, he releasing his new album 'Perseverance - The Best of Zuby'. This follows his second successful crowdfunding campaign, where he raised over £15,000 in 30 days directly through his fans and supporters. Zuby is now the highest funded UK artist of his genre on Kickstarter.
Musical Influences: Jay Z, Nas, Tech N9ne, Eminem, Royce Da 5’9’’, Clipse, Gangstarr, LL Cool J, Kanye West
1 million + Youtube views
50,000+ social media followers (Facebook: 22K, Twitter:14.5K, Instagram (11K), YouTube (6K)
Highest funded Hip-hop artist in the UK on Kickstarter with £24,000+ raised via two projects
£20,000+ merchandise sales in 2017
First independent UK artist to release own brand of headphones
First independent UK artist to run own pop up shops in major shopping centres
Reached #12 on the UK iTunes Hip-hop Album Chart with Zubstep EP in 2013
100+ gigs in 8 countries - UK, USA, Germany, Czech Republic, Estonia, Serbia, Nigeria, Saudi Arabia
Opened for Tech N9ne, Akala, The Pharcyde, Bashy, The Coup
Festivals – Hip Hop Kemp, Bournemouth 7s Festival, Truck Festival, Basingstoke Live
UK Venues - O2 Shepherds Bush Empire, O2 Academy Islington, O2 Academy Oxford, O2 Academy Bristol, O2 Academy Bournemouth, Jazz Café (London), Bodega (Nottingham), Sound Control (Manchester), Joiners (Southampton), Waterfront (Norwich)
International Venues - Chapeau Rouge (Prague, Czech Republic), Sound Club (Tallinn, Estonia), Vanemuine Concert Hall (Tartu, Estonia), Berks Nightclub (Aachen, Germany), Bikini (Berlin, Germany)
Radio play on: BBC Radio 6, BBC South, BBC Oxford, BBC Norfolk, BBC Essex, Spin Radio Prague
Source Vision Music Promotions
January 31, 2019 6:21am ET by Vision Music Promotions