Label: 2NV Records - 65892 • Format: CD Promo • Country: UK • Genre: Electronic, Hip Hop • Style: Grime
Having worked with the likes of film director Noel Clarke, genre-hopping musician Damon Albarn, and even former Prime Minister Gordon Brown, British MC Bashy certainly transcended the underground grime genre from which he originated.
Born Ashley Thomas in Chiswick, West London inhe first developed a love of music when he was sent to live with his grandmother in Dominica after being expelled from school. He released two mixtapes, Your Mum, famous for its confrontational dissing of fellow rapper Wiley, and Chupa Chups Assorted Flavours, which came attached with a free lollipop, while at the same time holding down various jobs including postman, bus driver, and sales assistant.
In he scored a huge underground hit with "Black Boys," a track that highlighted the positive role models in the black community and resulted in him becoming the ambassador for the Stop the Knife campaign, where he worked on a project at 10 Downing Street.
In he released his debut album, Catch Me If You Can, was nominated for two MOBO Awards, and was asked to be the assistant music supervisor on British box-office number one Sørgemarsj Over Rikard Nordraak (Funeral March In Memory Of Rikard Nordraak), EG 117 - Edvard Grieg, a sequel whose predecessor Bashy had previously illegally sampled from.
Switching his attention to acting, he appeared in British films Shank,and The Veteran, before guesting on Gorillaz's Plastic Beach and recording his own follow-up, Bish Bash Bosh, due out in Apple Music Preview. Sign Out. Sign In. Black Boys - MC Bashy* - The Chupa Chups Mixtape Assorted Flavours It Now.
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