Hailing from New Ross, Wexford, Skripteh is a 19-year-old Irish rapper & hip-hop artist. His upcoming release,
‘Loyalty’, is sure to make waves. Although he may be young,, Skripteh isn’t new to the game. The New Ross local,
made his first mark on the Irish hip hop scene at just 13 years old. He has continually built himself up with dedication
and hard work. Skripteh’s fans have been able to see him grow and perfect his craft through timeless releases.
This time on ‘Loyalty’.
A track like no other, Loyalty is a hip-hop knockout. The track features raw and powerful lyrics, close to home for
Skripteh, as he raps and sings true to his roots. The rappers charming Wexford vocals are coupled with mint hip hop &
afro swing instrumentals - produced by JayBenJay, a young Irish producer. JayBenJay adds hard hitting drums with a
smooth bassline melting you back to summer. Loyalty is on the mark with Skripteh’s track record of successes. Known
for his wicked freestyles such as Secure The Bag and 115, his newest record tops them all. Skripteh has gathered a mass following since the release of his two EPs, with 2019 proving to be a breakthrough year for the young artist. The 19-year-old has been exponentially growing with followers and interest, it’ll be exciting to see what the future will hold.
The pandemic may have halted the country, but it hasn’t stopped Skripteh from making more music. He recently
collaborated with Armor, AD North & Meridian Dan, which we will get to hear sometime next year. Skripteh releases
his records through Platoon, a UK music business. Platoon has in the past, released early works from the likes of
Jorja Smith and Bakar.
Throughout his young career, Skripteh has embarked on various projects, he used to be a member of music group ‘Flowstate Movement’, a collective of Irish artists and creatives. And is co-signed by fellow New Ross native, Maverick Sabre along with Dermot O’Leary, French The Kid, Silky & many more.. A notable moment for Skripteh during this year was when Ireland’s leading music platform, Hot Press Magazine, featured Skripteh on their ‘Hot for 2020’ list. They were hugely impressed with Skripteh’s work so far:
“With thumping trap beats and hard-hitting lyricism, he has a sound fit for greatness”.
'Loyalty' by Skripteh is out December 11th.
While we wait, why not check out some of his previous works below: