Tips for 2019: Flohio
Flohio is a powerful new voice in rap
After emerging with features and collaborations in 2017, Flohio has spent 2018 building a strong presence with her solo efforts. Born in Lagos and based in Bermondsey, Funmi Ohiosumah is a powerful new voice in rap.
Her genre-bending sound combines infectious bass-heavy influences, with Berlin techno beats and obvious notes from the UK grime and hip-hop scene. With an unruly energy and ferocious staccato flow, Flohio has impressed on the live circuit, whilst picking up significant streaming support.
It has been a strong end to the year for Flohio, growing from 250,000 playlist followers to over 1.6 million in less than a month. Similarly, with less than 300 direct followers in January, she is now closing in on 4,000, following a 10.64% rise in the past seven days alone (Instrumental Music Scouting Platform).
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