Tips for 2019: Barney Artist

Written by frtyfve Team

Emerging from London’s burgeoning Jazz Hip-Hop scene, it is hard not to like Barney Artist.

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Barney Artist's latest album ‘Home Is Where the Art Is’ is packed with hard-hitting storytelling and animated beats. Engulfed in upbeat jazz tones and soulful production, Barney explores critical socio-political issues, including the treatment of women and race relations. The colourful record boasts a long list of exciting features, including Loyle Carner and Tom Misch, the latter whom he recently supported at Brixton Academy. Off the back of this release, 2019 will be a huge year for Barney Artist. Doubling his direct following in the past 12 months, from just over 6,000 to 12,590, Barney Artist has picked up significant Spotify editorial backing. This week, he is featured on 16 influential playlists, with a combined following of over 1.3 million, closing the year on a high! (Instrumental Music Scouting Platform).

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