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Rex Arcum

Alternative // Macroom / Schull, Cork // he/him

Rex Arcum is a fully independant Rap Rock artist from Cork, Ireland. Thriving on creating bold, genre defiant music with the sole purpose of converting negativity and mental struggles into something positive for both himself and his listeners. With the release of his debut album Origins in 2022, Rex Arcum started to turn heads and bring together fans of rap/hip-hop and rock/metal throughout Ireland, the U.K. and beyond. Rex Arcum's music fits perfectly in the libraries of fans of acts like Linkin Park, Grandson and Zero 9:36.

At the core of his sound, Rex Arcum pulls inspiration from modern rock/metal acts like Biffy Clyro and Bring Me The Horizon and blends in a style of hip-hop typically heard from artists like Logic and Tyler, The Creator. This eclectic combination of influences, along with Rex's sheer passion for creating bold and captivating records delivers a truly unique blend of Rap Rock that's full of unbridled emotion.

"The best hip-hop the country has to offer" - Mesmerized

"An impressive release that doesn't slack in any way" - Global Money World on COMPOUND's second single "CLIQUE".

Rex Arcum began performing live in 2022 and has already played a sold out headline gig in Cork's Fred Zeppelin's. Other gigs include Cork Rising 2023 in Cyprus Avenue, Cork. Headlining "Special Rap Showcase" in Legends, Edinburgh. Absent Emo Night and Absent Hip-Hop night in The Cellar, Galway. Successfully engaging with both Rock/Alternative and HipHop/Rap audiences.

Rex Arcum will be touring Ireland in September 2023 with major support acts and dates in Dublin, Galway, Limerick and Cork to be announced soon.

Kicking off 2023 with a bang, Rex Arcum teamed up with fellow Cork based artist Syano to host a sold-out headline show in Cork's Fred Zeppelin's alongside the release of LOTTO BOY which was featured on RTE, Nialler 9 and misfits 2.0.

Rex Arcum and Syano's joint effort EP "COMPOUND" releases on June 2nd.

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