Nowadays as a young artist in cork you are spoiled for inspiration, what with local $quick legends like whip mental to look up to. Other cork creatives killing it at the moment are Dublin based producer "gadget and the cloud", Outsiders ent, the #corkrapreneissance movement as and the Angry Mom Collective who are helping women gain more opportunities.
Today me (Maurice Anthony) (definitely not Craic Boi Mental) takes you through six artists I feel have the makings of being $quick stars someday. One must give props to Gmc and everyone working at the kabin (a community music space based up in holyhill) for helping most these artists develop and hone their skills.
Easily the stand out young rapper in Cork lyrically, Gatch already tackles beats like a true rap veteran. He doesn't shy away from using his cork accent and the dedication and attention he puts towards his lyrical content and flow is commendable.
The multi talented artist has been around for a while and she performed a highly impressive set on support duty for craic boi mental & whip girl's headline show in cork recently. She has one of the most polished sounds in Cork today.Dublin need to wake up to the Rnb Songstress who's been impressing people down leeside for quiet a while now.
A young man with an abundance of talent, He creates trap bangers with introspective lyrics. He's currently gaining traction on soundcloud with bops like "Near my heart" look out for this young fella in near future.
A member of the outsider ent collective he caught many people's attention with his track "Hayfever" last year. He also collaborated with Outsider Yp (A rapper that we featured in our last blog) on a banger of a track called "Hunnids". HLYWD has an incredible ability to write catchy hooks over trap beats.
A talented rhymer who is a frequent collaborator of the aforementioned Witness as well as BG Tyrese . Click brings his own unique qualities to his tracks. On the song "In my head" he spits an impressive heartfelt 16 about being misunderstand
6. God Alone// Red Sun Alert
Two metal/hardcore bands taking their scenes by storm. Cian Ó Maoláin is considered one of the most talented young bass player across the country and Julia Pawlak like whip girl once was is the lead hardcore vocalist for Red Sun Alert. We look forward to talented acts like these joining the $quick movement.