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ZUBY Releases New Album - PERSEVERANCE

Updated: Oct 30, 2019

February 22, 2019 (London, UK)

Born in England to Nigerian parents, Zuby is a highly successful, independent rapper in the UK. An Oxford University graduate, Zuby is authentic and self-assured. His poignant and compelling lyrics proudly proclaim his beliefs with uncompromising honesty. Zuby is a captivating and masterful live performer who has headlined tours in the UK , USA, Saudi Arabia, Nigeria and across Europe. His extensive performance resume also includes opening for several major acts including Akala, The Pharcyde and his personal favourite rapper, Tech N9ne. About Zuby Zuby's notable achievements are extraordinary.

  • He has sold 25,000+ total albums (mainly direct-to-fan).

  • Zuby has massed 1 million + Youtube views, 50,000+ social media followers (Facebook: 22K, Twitter:14.5K, Instagram (11K), YouTube (6K).

  • He is the highest funded Hip-hop artist in the UK on Kickstarter with £24,000+ raised via two projects £20,000+ merchandise sales in 2017

  • Zuby is the first independent UK artist to release own brand of headphones and the first independent UK artist to run his own pop up shops in major shopping centres

  • Zuby reached #12 on the UK iTunes Hip-hop Album Chart with Zubstep EP in 2013 100+ gigs in 8 countries - UK, USA, Germany, Czech Republic, Estonia, Serbia, Nigeria, Saudi Arabia

  • Opened for Tech N9ne, Akala, The Pharcyde, Bashy, The Coup Festivals – Hip Hop Kemp, Bournemouth 7s Festival, Truck Festival, Basingstoke Live 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 Perseverance

The Best Of Zuby 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.

Zuby 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.

About Perseverance / Track Listing Music The Best Of Zuby Track Listing: 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]

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