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In November Bobby Basil announced that his debut album would be arriving in early 2019. ‘Isaac Nelson’ will be Bobby’s debut full-length and is dropping on January 11. It comes after a couple of years of the Dublin artist experimenting with direction and sound, but it seems the vocalist and rapper has now found his feet.
Blending the worlds of guitar-led indie, trap and using experimental auto-tuned vocals ‘Makeup’ is bolstered by the talented Shortcut on production. The video is self-directed by Bobby under the name Isaac Nelson and is a clear middle finger to hip hop’s traditional hyper-masculinity.
Check it out below.
Check out Episode 2 of our New Voices podcast below where Aaron Toohey welcomes Bobby Basil and close collaborator Adam Shanahan into the studio.