Welcome to Weekly Roundup #2, where we give a summary of the latest additions to our “Frosted Beats” Spotify Playlist. Updated every Friday, it is the ultimate curation of the coldest sounds from Ireland. Make sure to give it a follow to stay up to date.
Versatile Ft. Coolio – Escape Wagon
Frosted Fact: Versatile recently made history as the first Irish hip-hop act to both play and sell out the 3 Arena.
Instagram: @outburstpal, @caswalsh, @eskimosupreme & @coolio
Offica X Fizzler – SkiddiBop
Frosted Fact: Drogheda artist, Offica, linked up with YouTube mogul and rapper KSI for the remix of his popular track, ‘Naruto Drillings’ earlier this year.
Instagram: @a9offica & @fizzwetit
Malakai – 46a
Frosted Fact: Malakai is dropping his debut EP, “Butterfly Boy”, on the 10th of December, just in time for his sold-out headline show at the Academy. Don’t sleep on it.
Bobbi Arlo – Berries
Frosted Fact: Bobbi initially wrote this song as a joke after a popular tweet slagging her colourful fashion sense. The track soon evolved into a light-hearted anthem drawing inspiration from a relationship she had where the person wanted nothing more than fun.
Dania X New Machine – Broken Filter
Frosted Fact: Dania has worked with some key figures in the Irish scene having featured on Mango X MathMan’s debut EP, “Wheel Up”, in 2017 and supported Versatile at their sold out 3 Arena show last week.
Instagram: @dania_16th & @iamnewmachine
KhakiKid – Workmans
Genre: Hip-Hop/Punk Rap/Trap
Frosted Fact: KhakiKid is a member of the upcoming Good Buzz collective along with Bobbi Arlo, playing Longitude mainstage with them in July as part of Why-Axis’ set. He also has his first ever headline show coming up in Whelan’s early next year that you can purchase tickets for via Ticketmaster.
Caleb & Walshy Ft. Shiv – Lover’s Leap
Genre: Alternative/Lo-Fi Hip-Hop/Soul
Frosted Fact: Walshy was born and bred in Dublin, whereas Caleb hails from London. The pair met at University and have been making tracks ever since. Shiv, on the other hand, is a Zimbabwean/Irish musician also from Dublin who initially established herself as a DJ before turning her attention to song writing.
Instagram: @calebandwalshy & @hi_im_shiv
NUXSENSE – PEARL
Frosted Fact: This six-piece music group consists of rappers Luthorist, Jehnova, AL.I, REM$, Bogzy and producer, Sivv. Based in Dublin, they provide a unique listening experience having drawn inspiration from around the globe as their nationalities span across Africa, Asia, South America and Europe.
AC-130 X LukeFly – Zeppelin
Jah1 Ft. Willa Lee – Understand Me
Frosted Fact: Jah1 comes fresh from out of Dun Laoghaire, Dublin. He has one of the highest work rates in Ireland having released 3 EPs and 1 single as well as making some guest appearances on other tracks this year.
Instagram: @jahczn & @willaleeofficialmusic