Following the success of R3D’s debut single, ‘That’s The Point’ FT. Txmmy Rose & Max Zanga a radio favourite among RTÉ 2FM, FM104 and Spin103.8 last September. The collaborative effort from some of the top names in Irish Hip Hop featured in RWD Magazine, Goldenplec, HOTPRESS and District Magazine. In preparation for his long-awaited debut project ‘The R3D Tape’. R3D returns to share lead single ‘Zone Out’ featuring Foxy baba, an unconventional twist on the playbook of R&B and Hip Hop. Melodically depicting a moment in a relationship when one changes for the worse causing the relationship to dissolve and the partner to’ Zone Out’.
Produced by North Carolina beatmaker Axthentic, the beat was carried into a session at R3D’s House by collaborator Foxy baba and almost forgotten about till last minute. R3D shares
“We were in the middle of a studio session with a couple of other artists, it got late so they all left and it was just myself and Foxy. We were tired but we said we would try one more. The instrumental came on and we instantly came up with the flow and Foxy came up with his hook, with the idea of putting them back to back but when we stacked the vocals, we struck gold (We don land)”
For those of you who may not know R3D is an artist/producer/ DJ hailing from North Dublin, Ireland. Known widely for his energy-filled sets as Tebi Rex's DJ, R3D has produced & performed with the group across venues and large festival stages at home and abroad. Namely Longitude, Electric Picnic, Other Voices, Body&Soul, and Brighton's Great Escape Festival. After years spent cultivating his unique sound in his own home studio and cultivating the culture of Ireland urban scene through notorious R3D’S House parties at Dublin RnB Club, R3D is ready to present his vision to the world, with the release of his upcoming expect sometime this summer.
Foxy baba shared a message for all new fans stating: “I go by foxy baba and I’m a new artist in the Dublin music scene. Just started making music last summer and I realized my first track talent on the 6th of February 2020, since then I released a mixtape called OLUWA IS INVOLVED. I’m in a collective called ‘Adolescentsounds’ created by my friends and I. We make different types of music you can vibe and boogie to.”
Have a listen below.