Album Release Period: 1st Feb 19
Title: Perseverance
Artist: Zuby
Label: COM Entertainment
Catalog #: ZUBD182
UPC: 8718857410690
ISRC: GBQXT1800001

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. He 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.

Musical Influences: Jay Z, Nas, Tech N9ne, Eminem, Royce Da 5’9’’, Clipse, Gangstarr, LL Cool J, Kanye West

Notable Achievements:

25,000+ total albums sold independently – mainly direct-to-fan

1 million + Youtube views

50,000+ social media followers (Facebook: 22K, Twitter:14.5K, Instagram (11K), YouTube (6K)

Highest funded Hip-hop artist in the UK on Kickstarter with £24,000+ raised via two projects

£20,000+ merchandise sales in 2017

First independent UK artist to release own brand of headphones

First independent UK artist to run own pop up shops in major shopping centres

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

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]

Video (Single): https://youtu.be/y9F_xQW8ego

Order Links:

Spotify: open.spotify.com/album/1AncdCIrP7pLLvL5ftvFoz

iTunes: itunes.apple.com/us/album/perseverance-single/1441416236?l=nl&ls=1&app=itunes

Apple Music: itunes.apple.com/us/album/perseverance-single/1441416236?l=nl&ls=1

Google: play.google.com/store/music/album?id=Bsu5gp27gw4neuf3trpmkaw4pja

Social Media:

► Website – https://www.zubymusic.com

► Facebook – http://facebook.com/zubymusic

► Instagram – http://instagram.com/zubymusic

► Twitter – http://twitter.com/zubymusic

► Merchandise – https://www.zubymusic.com/shop

► iTunes/Apple Music – http://bit.ly/zubyitunes

► Spotify – http://bit.ly/ZubySpotify

► Google Play – http://bit.ly/zubygoogle