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.
Perseverance – The Best Of Zuby
1. Perseverance [Brand New Track] 2. Remember The Name [Brand New Track] 3. Goonie Flow [from 'The Year of Zuby' - 2014] 4. Getting Mine ft. Wanz [Brand New Track] 5. Now Or Never [from 'The Year of Zuby' - 2014] 6. Comin’ At Ya [from 'Commercial Underground 2' - 2011] 7. Lonely Highway ft. Chess Galea [Brand New Track] 8. Stay In My Lane (Remix) ft. Marka [[from 'Zubstep' – 2013] 9. Steppin’ 2 Me [re-recording / originally from 'Commercial Underground' - 2006] 10. Ill [from 'The Year of Zuby' - 2014] 11. 3:16 (Stone Cold) [Brand New Track] 12. Gettemmm! [from 'Zubstep' - 2013] 13. Go Hard Or Go Home [from 'Commercial Underground 2' - 2011] 14. 50K ft ShaoDow [Brand New Track] 15. Cryptocurrently [Brand New Track] 16. Too Many [from 'The Unknown Celebrity' - 2008] 17. Open Up The Sky [from 'The Year of Zuby' - 2014] 18. The Same Ones [from 'The Unknown Celebrity' - 2008] 19. Look At Me [from 'Commercial Underground 2' - 2011]
Upcoming Announced Tour Dates:
Thursday 8th November – Bournemouth – Madding Ground Friday 9th November – London – The Underbelly Hoxton
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