JBEE announces Aus and NZ tour

August 14 2023

HBK by JBEE is out now via ADA, buy/stream here

Today, JBEE announces his debut in Australia and New Zealand, presented by Astral People, Handsome Tours & Whatslively. Get your Whatslively pre-sale (Aus only via app) starting Wed 16 Aug from 10 AM AEST, or sign up for the pre-sale starting Thurs 17 Aug at. 10 AM (local time) HERE. General on-sale starts on Fri 18 Aug, 10 AM (local time) with all tour info HERE.

Hailing from North London, the rising rap sensation JBEE is making waves in the music industry. Arriving to our shores for the first time in September, JBEE is set to perform a string of dates across Wellington, Auckland, Sydney, and Melbourne as well as featuring on the national Listen Out run.

Carving a unique path with his versatile sound and optimistic outlook, JBEE has garnered widespread attention following the release of his breakout single ‘4AM’ in 2021 which swiftly gained traction on TikTok, solidifying his position as an exciting new prodigy in British rap.

Drawing inspiration from Dave, Stormzy, and Central Cee, JBEE spent his younger years surrounded by music, rapping in the school playground and working on beats with friend and reputable producer GuiltyBeatz. After years of unwavering dedication and consistency, JBEE has deservedly catapulted into the limelight, cultivating a devoted following eagerly anticipating his next move.

Following the immense success of ‘4AM’, JBEE defied any preconceived notions of being a one-hit wonder and has impressively evolved as an artist. Boasting an impressive fanbase with over 2.7 million monthly Spotify listeners, 304k Tik Tok followers, and 112K Instagram followers, JBEE has amassed tens of millions of streams and made an exciting appearance at Wireless Festival.

His latest album ‘HBK’ released this year sees JBEE against some of the scene’s most in-demand producers, including Chris Rich (Digga D, Central Cee, Yaw Tog), Hargo (Central Cee, K-Trap, Clavish), Luke Grieve (Meekz, Ayra Starr), Sai On The Beat (Nemzz), JoJo (Arrdee) and BackWoodloverr (JBEE). The lo-fi drill production provides the perfect backdrop for JBEE to showcase his immaculate knack for melody, and sincere storytelling.

JBEE has undeniably confirmed himself as a front-runner in the next generation of UK rappers, don’t miss the chance to catch this rising star live this September.