The best rapper alive? Vigilante is soon to become one of the most talked about and widely featured names in the UK music industry. Comprising a mixture of lyrical charm coupled with a rough gritty voice, this new up and coming artist is definitely a prospect to look out for both on the urban underground and commercial scene. A confident and extremely driven persona, fuelled by the experience and celebration of both success and set back, both in the industry and in his personal life, this artist has a unique story and an incredible vocal ability to express it with the commercial but credible edge that the industry craves. This new hip hop sensation has already topped the Brit Asia charts with his first mainstream single release, 'One in a Million' ft Kurt Collins, alongside a professionally cut video supported by NME online, beating popularity battles on website MUZU.com against Kano's 'Upside'. The added success of a UK tour alongside artists Jay Sean, Sway and Ragav and opening concerts for Joe Thomas have created Vigilante a loyal and ever-expanding fan-base, supporting his work on YouTube with hits exceeding a quarter of a million views as well as constantly sold out PA club shows, concerts and events, making him the AMA's 'one to watch' in 2011. Vigilante's follow up video anthem, 'V.I.G', saw an amazing response from the media and public, with fans excitedly pushing for another release. Feeding their hunger, Vigilante's 2nd official single, вЂHeroвЂ™ is set to hit the UK industry by storm, featuring vocals from upcoming female artist, Charley-Soul. The song will be coupled with another professionally cut video that will capitalise and follow up on the success of the first single, which will be released on major channels and all the major online mediums. A new EP, titled 'Before I make history' and a mixtape, 'Tha1st' are to be released in the next few months, with two videos already shot supporting the EP's release. This year sees Vigilante collaborating with London based production company, Zay D Entertainment, (The Ruff Ryders (Jada Kiss), Sony (Leona Lewis), Atlantic Records (Digga McLean), involving the soulful, funk RnB recording artist Jag Soulsinger (Michael Jackson's Thriller Live), on an exciting new project onto the international commercial scene. Vigilante's other collaborations with many different artists and producers see's 2011 set to be an extremely busy and productive year. With his imminent releases and increasing number of bookings well into the year, this home grown star is ready to make his mark upon the industry. Currently completely independent; funding, promoting and creating his own original projects and releases as well as being self managed, he seeks the opportunity to network and build contacts in the media, gaining their support and adding to his exposure in getting his music out to the wider audience by means of; airplay, interviews, write-ups in publications etc.
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