Over the next couple of weeks, MBW will be putting the spotlight on the 20 Artists To Watch for 2019, as selected by Vevo.
slowthai (pictured, main)
Management: Toyi Toyi
“slowthai is exactly the kind of artist that this list should be highlighting speaking out for a generation of young people, with his raw and unflinching vocal style. Over the last year we have seen some amazing releases from this UK based rapper, and we are really excited to see what 2019 will bring,” says Carlo Young, Senior Manager, Music & Talent at Vevo.
Label: Four Music/Sony
Managementt: Line Rindvig
“Kelvyn was one of the names we were most excited to get on our ATW list. This rapper from Germany is destined for big things with his unique combination of music styles, his blend of trap, grime and R&B is making him a name to look out for,” says Young.
Management: Stealth Management
Jordan Gjickson, Head of Music & Talent, Vevo, says: “2019 is going to be a big year for the YBN Crew. This collective is not holding back and with support from Wiz Khalifa and Gucci Mane, I’m really excited to see what they will do next. As individuals each member is so talented; forming as a group meant they were a no-brainer for this list. The scene is ready for their sound and I’m expecting big things.”
Management: Patrick Hanrahan & Giulia Ferrazzi
“UK rap is in a very exciting place right now and Flohio is one of the key stand-out artists in the scene. She has an energy that is absolutely unparalleled; we can’t wait to see what 2019 has in store for her,” says Carl Young.
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