24-year-old Manchester born wordsmith Bugzy Malone is fast developing a reputation as one of the UK’s brightest independent Grime talents. Dubbed ‘The evil genius’, Bugzy has amassed a loyal fan base through his heartfelt lyrics and knock out delivery displayed in his music.
2015 has been an outstanding year for Bugzy, gaining plenty of attention and racking up over 10 million views on YouTube for his freestyles and raw music videos. He is also the first artist in history to have the fastest ever ‘Fire in the Booth’ freestyle to get a million views.
In May 2015, Bugzy teamed up with Brit Award winner Tinie Tempah and Mobo Award winner Stormzy on the track ‘It’s Peak’ and the buzz continued as in July 2015 Bugzy released his first E.P ‘Walk With Me’. Which included the singles ‘Watch Your Mouth’, ‘Pain’, ‘Get Gassed’ and ‘M.E.N’.
Bugzy has performed a number of headline shows across the UK, including performing at the Manchester Ritz and the Wireless Festival in London. He will also be performing at the 2015 Reading and Leeds Festivals, alongside Rae Sremmurd, A$ap Ferg, Azealia Banks, Young Thug and Kendrick Lamar.
Bugzy Malone is definitely one to watch, he is already being followed by Drake on Instagram, plus he has had upfront support from Beats 1 Radio, MTV and the BBC.