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General News / September 11, 2020

Fynch & Local Boy challenge toxic masculinity on ‘Big Man’

General News / September 11, 2020

Fynch & Local Boy challenge toxic masculinity on ‘Big Man’

It’s Fynch’s first release since ‘Bookie Pens and Loose Ends’ dropped in October 2019.

Buner Records co-founder and Ireland’s likely nomination for any potential Eurovision style football pub quiz Fynch is back with a bang. Having not released any solo music he’s returned with a dance-inducing effort with Kaytranada-esque production from Danish producer Mikkel Boelt.

Warning people of the dangers of toxic masculinity, he invites friend and close collaborator Local Boy to showcase the benefits of unapologetic brotherhood. 

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On the new cut, the Drimnagh rapper says, “Those characteristics aren’t easy to shake off. Whether it’s conscious or not, there’s still that ‘be a man’ inference when it comes to men showing vulnerability.”
“You just need to be honest with yourself, certainly I know myself that I haven’t rid myself of the worst aspects of ‘manliness’. I’m a work in progress, that end goal is to just be a better person.”

FYNCH and Local Boy are set to play Ireland Music Week on October 6-9. Local Boy will play a headline show at the Workman’s Club on November 13.

Listen to ‘Big Man’ below:

Photo: Dylan Cannyghin