A fearless new voice from UK rap’s underground scene” – NME

This new offering proves he’s ready to conquer the mainstream” – Evening Standard

When he’s not dropping bombs into your earbuds, he’s making crowds jump so violently you’d think the floor would give out.” – CULTED

Undeniably one of the most talked about names in the UK rising rap scene right now. At 22 years old, SONGER has collaborated with one of grimes greatest, D Double E, had his music praised across national radio and press, and is set to soon be playing his biggest hometown stage at Reading Festival. Showing no signs of slowing down, SONGER released his album “SKALA”, on April 21st.

The “SKALA” album lands with firm foundations laid by singles “Love Is A Lottery”, “4:59” ft D Double E, and most recently released “Golden (Soul Food)”. Collectively the tracks have received extensive praise across the media, with support from BBC Radio 1, 1xtra’s DJ Target & Sian Anderson, NME, Evening Standard, The Independent, GRM Daily, Mixtape Madness, Linkup TV, Wonderland Magazine, DMY and New Wave Magazine. SONGER was also announced as part of TikTok’s ‘Next Gen’ list, a spotlight of the most exciting, emerging UK rap artists on the platform and recently sat down with NME to talk about his story so far and the album, as their “Break Out” artist – read here.

An enigmatic character committed to repping for his town and rapping eloquently about issues ranging from his experiences of anxiety and depression, his relationship struggles, and the importance of advocating for anti-racism, Songer is a genuine storyteller and a unique voice within UK rap music.” – NME

SKALA” is a continuation of SONGER’s story so far. Up until this point, SONGER has achieved a timeline of incredible feats single-handedly. To date, he has accumulated just shy of 20 million views on one of the most explosive Bl@ckbox Freestyles, sold-out his debut UK headline tour in minutes (with an extra date at London’s Omeara added due to demand), and built up a cult-like fanbase of die-hard SONGER fans from the shed in his parents garden, Reading. No label, no booking agent, no strategy, just credit due to SONGER’s authentic artistry.

At this point in SONGER’s story, he is ready to turn over a new leaf with the album, refresh his perspective on life and learn to enjoy the simplicities it brings – just as his dog Skala would “I’ve never seen my dog waste a day of her life”.

SONGER explains in more detail; “SKALA” to me is about the evolution of my mindset and trying to enjoy the situations I am in rather than stressing about them. Attempting to be more fearless and confident, making music that more accurately reflects the better state of mind that i’m in, whilst still acknowledging the setbacks. The name came from my dog, after having a conversation that dogs really might have the best life due to their ability to make the most out of nothing. I then used her name to create a theme of that mindset, relating it to my own career, and attempting to coin that as my own way of thinking.”

A 16-track project that showcases this riser as a potent talent, demonstrating lyrical eloquence and sentimental depth, the album is a fine demonstration of SONGER’s ability to balance playful basslines with profound and deeply personal narratives.

1. Skala
2. Girls Just Wanna Have Fun
3. That’s Money
4. Big Steppa
5. Double Tops
6. Bitter Sweet For Me
7. Ease The Pain ft Mani DM & Twyce
8. Golden (Soul Food)
9. Soft Spot ft Daneo
10. Bulletproof Dreams
11. 4:59 ft D Double E
12. Infinity
13. LSD
14. Kids Pt.2
15. Dancing In The Rain
16. Vertigo

From May 14th, SONGER will be commencing an 8-date tour of the UK, which will include a night at London’s very own Scala, his biggest London venue to date. Six out of the eight dates sold out on the day of announcement, with the Scala, London show selling out within the hour – an extra date at Scala has been added due to demand.

The tour will be SONGER’s second UK headline tour; his debut tour last November 2022 was an immediate sell out, with an additional Omeara, London date added due to demand.

The UK tour will be imminently followed by 5 dates across Europe this June, with stops at key cities Berlin, Prague, Vienna, Amsterdam, and Paris. This will be SONGER’s debut headline European tour.


21st April 2023 – Album Launch Party – Purple Turtle, Reading
22nd April 2023 – In-Store + Signing – Rough Trade East
24th April 2023 – In-Store + Signing – Rough Trade Nottingham
26th April 2023 – In-Store + Signing – Rough Trade Bristol

UK Headline Tour:
14th May 2023 – Thekla, Bristol
16th May 2023 – The Wardrobe, Leeds
18th May 2023 – O2 Institute 2, Birmingham
20th May 2023 – The Button Factory, Dublin
23rd May 2023 – La Belle Angele, Edinburgh
25th May 2023 – Gorilla, Manchester
26th May 2023 – Rescue Rooms, Nottingham
29th May 2023 – Scala, London

31ST May 2023 – Scala, London [date added due to demand]

European Headline Tour:
10th June 2023 – Privatclub, Berlin
11th June 2023 – Café v Lese, Prague
13th June 2023 – B72, Vienna
16th June 2023 – Melkweg (upstairs), Amsterdam
18th June 2023 – La Boule Noire, Paris

This will be followed by an exciting festival season with Reading & Leeds (Radio 1xta Stage), Longitude (main stage), Nass, already announced, and more to come.


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