Date: 14th August
Yung Shakur, 20. Is an Independent Artist from Waterford, Ireland.
Birth name, Odudu Johnson also known as 'Oh Jay' has been making music as early as 2013. Widely known for his Viral Hit All Ireland Hurling Song 'Swing' which took social media by storm in 2020.
Oh Jay started uploading videos on Facebook of covers from artists like Eminem, Tupac Shakur and Drake. He then started making a name for himself in his hometown.
Odudu released his first studio recorded single “Be Yourself” produced by GMCBeats in 2015 which he recorded with a few of his classmates. The song was awarded Young Artist in Dublin that year.
At the tender age of 13 he brought the art of Rap to the table at his school choir (The Mount Sion Choir) performing in places like WAMA and The Theatre Royal and has been on the radio on many occasions #WlrFm.
'In 2018 he led the Mount Sion Choir to Silver in the Young Bohemia choir competition in Prague, Czech Republic. “It’s not a choir anymore, it’s family” - Yung Shakur.
Yung Shakur is releasing many songs which are being streamed rapidly on Spotify and also available on music platforms.
His influences are the likes of Eminem, Dr. Dre, 2Pac, Akon, Skepta, Chip, James Brown, Michael Jackson, Justin Timberlake, Ms. Lauryn Hill, Ne-Yo, Chris Brown, Kendrick Lamar, Stormzy, J Hus, Not3s, Dave, MoStack, Kodak Black, Lil Mosey, J. Cole, Tory Lanez, Bryson Tiller, Tyga, Burna Boy, and, Drake
“Yung Shakur is the future of music” - Murcury Kitchen.
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