Artist: KOBIE DEE
Kobie Dee is a 21-year-old Gamilaroi artist from Maroubra in Sydney’s South. With an innate gift for story-telling and connecting with young people, Kobie Dee is one of the exciting new voices emerging in Australian hip hop. After the incredible success of his first single and film clip ‘Right Now’, which to date has garnered over 40k views, Kobie Dee is now focused on creating new music to further cement his hip hop career. As an artist, he’s deeply engaged in his community through live performance and community work, and his passion for his culture and people is inspiring new generations.
With a solid fan-base across Australia, and a stack of new music on the way, this exciting new artist is going to make waves on the Australian music scene in 2019.
Today, upcoming Gamilaroi artist Kobie Dee shares his latest track, “Jody”. As one of the most exciting new voices emerging in the Australian hip hop scene, today’s release arrives alongside the news that Kobie joins the nation’s leading label for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists, Bad Apples Music.
“He is an exciting young artist. He shows amazing skill in the fundamentals of hip-hop, especially story telling which I feel is a big part missing in hip-hop and music at the moment. We are excited to see Kobie’s growth and to help him achieve what’s next in his career. “
“I can’t wait to see Kobie shake things up.”
Dave Ruby-Howe, Triple J unearthed
“dark, ominous and pushing past anyone in his way, this is fuego”
Declan Byrne, Triple J
“He’s a breath of fresh air for NSW and the hip hop community”
Adit Gauchan, Horrorshow
“I could tell from a mere 30 seconds in he was a special talent”
Hau Latukefu, triple J
“I was immediately struck by his strong message, provocative lyrics and clear and charismatic delivery”
Amelia Jenner, FBi Radio
“He is clearly on a mission to inspire other Aboriginal youth to feel pride in themselves and their culture. To me that is the kind of voice that I believe needs supporting, especially in the space of hip hop which can be oversaturated with American artists”
Emily Nicol, NITV & Koori Radio