- YBN Nahmir and slowthai Perform on Vevo DSCVR ARTISTS TO WATCH 2019
- Vevo unveiled two new music live video as DSCVR Artists To Watch 2019. Last year, Vevo introduced Alessia Cara and Billie Eilish on DSCVR ARTISTS TO WATCH 2018.
First one, Alabama rappers YBN Nahmir and YBN Almighty Jay performed “Nah For Real” directed by Janssen Powers.
The song appeared on YBN Nahmir's third mixtape “YBN: The Mixtape”, which was released back in September and comprises of 23-track.
It was written by YBN Nahmir, YBN Almighty Jay, Hitmaka, SkipOnDaBeat and Daniel Worthy.
Vevo head of music and talent Jordan Glickson said in a statement:
“2019 is going to be a big year for the YBN Crew. This collective is not holding back and with support from Wiz Khalifa and Gucci Mane, I’m really excited to see what they will do next. As individuals each member is so talented; forming as a group meant they were a no-brainer for this list. The scene is ready for their sound and I’m expecting big things.”
Another video, Northampton rapper slowthai performed “Rainbow” directed by Daniel Broadley.
The song follows up his second EP "RUNT", which was released in September. It was written by slowthai and produced by Kwes Darko and JD. Reid.
Vevo senior manager of music and talent Carl Young said, “Slowthai is exactly the kind of artist that this list should be highlighting speaking out for a generation of young people, with his raw and unflinching vocal style. Over the last year we have seen some amazing releases from this U.K.-based rapper, and we are really excited to see what 2019 will bring.”
- source : Billboard