Bobby Basil is a hip-hop
artist from Ireland. The part-Carribean, Dublin-raised
rapper first arrived on the scene in 2014 as one half of
alternative hip-hop duo, Dah Jevu. The group rose to
national fame almost overnight with their dark lyrics,
off-kilter beats and cinematic music videos bringing a
whole new energy to the Irish hip-hop scene. In 2016
Pitchfork wrote, "The pair makes bleak, hard music that
serves as a medium to decry racism.” on their politically
charged music video for ‘Incubus’ which received
worldwide critical acclaim.
In 2019 Bobby caught the attention of the Irish people with his striking one shot video " Make up " which followed up with the debut project "Isaac Nelson "
Since his debut project" Isaac Nelson " Bobby has been features on magazines such as , Pitchfork , High Snobriety , CLASH , Marie Claire and Red Bull which had him play at the Summer Wells Festival in Romania opening for Aj tracey .
Bobby has now came back in 2021 with his new single " Giddy Up " which has found it featured on the world known platform " FckThem "