Born and raised in South London, Croydon is 25 year old multi award winning Rapper ‘Tubby Boy’. Not a stranger to the stage, Tubby has been performing and showcasing his musical talent for a number of years beginning in secondary school and local borough talent shows. This early introduction to the art of performance has allowed Tubby to flourish into a versatile artist, entertaining crowds of a wide demographic & gender with his creative and eclectic sound.
After signing to YehBwoy Entertainment, production quickly began on Tubby’s debut EP entitled ‘BOOGIE TOWN’ featuring a range of new and established producers such as Gavin Kool (Diciples) and Lee Hazzard (credits include Ms. Dynamite, Flo Rida & the ‘Far East Movement’ to name a few).
Not only a musician, Tubby has also extended his skills into event hosting (UK Unsigned Hype) DJing [OnTop Fm] and the self-produced ‘HipHop vs The Nation’ which holds social debates discussing issues and areas of interest within in hip hop.
With several visuals planned and a London tour date in the works, 2015/2016 looks a promising future for the emerging artist with the lead single ‘The Breaks’ due to heat up the winter of 2015.
Speaking on his musical persona Tubby Boy says;
“My aim is to be an artist that brings back and continues to provide the feel good vibe into hip hop. I have a combination of ‘Oldskool’ with a ‘Newskool’ twist which I believe is a vital part of what’s missing in UK Hip-hop today”.