MAY 2019 HEADLINE SHOW ANNOUNCED
O2 ACADEMY ISLINGTON
London grime artist announces hometown headline, Fri 17 May 2019
Tickets onsale Fri 15 Feb, 10:00am
‘A young MC whose tenacity and passion on the mic stretches far beyond his years, the
Lewisham native already has a strong arsenal of releases under his belt that flaunt his lyrical
flair.’ - Red Bull
Fresh from the release of his still-smoking new single Yeah produced by Mr Virgo (Skepta, JME, Giggs, Platinum), Glastonbury Emerging Talent runner-up Yizzy announces a headline performance at London’s O2 Academy Islington, Fri 17 May 2019. The show will see the Lewisham MC performing material from his two year back-catalogue, which has already amassed over 3 MILLION streams online.
“One of the UK’s finest new grime talents, gears up for what is sure to be a massive 2019” - Notion
Creating real waves last year, with 2 out of 3 releases added to Spotify’s New Music Friday and Fresh Finds playlists, 3 tracks featured on Grime Shutdown, and the release of his critically-acclaimed SOS EP receiving support from the likes of BBC Radio 1, SBTV, Kiss FM and Capital – plus a further 1 Million + views across YouTube. What’s more, his reputation for furious live performances has found support slots amongst Mike Skinner, Bugzy Malone, Denzel Curry, Billie Eilish, Ski Mask and The Slump God, as well as career-defining appearances at Glastonbury, Reading & Leeds, Fabric and Brixton Academy.
‘One of the most exciting up and coming grime artists of the year.’ - London In Stereo
Ahead of a busy 2019, including performances at Eskimo Dance, Pada Estonia and Melbourne, Yizzy announces one very special hometown, headline performance at London’s O2 Academy Islington, Fri 17 May 2019.
Tickets go onsale Fri 15 Feb, 10:00am