Uppbeat is an alternative hip-hop artist hailing from Ireland. He is known for his high energy performances sometimes accompanied by a band including DJ, Guitar and Drums as well as his deep, poetic, and "Highly topical" lyrics.
Uppbeat has performed all over the island of Ireland as well as a string of international shows in hiphops birthplace, NewYork. In 2016 he was chosen by TeamBackPack to feature as part of there annual event in NewYork. He has opened for and played along side the likes of This Side Up, Rusangano Family, Gio Martin, Jafaris,Mango x Mathman,Lawriii Craic and many more as well as multiple headline shows across Ireland.
2017 was an amazing year for Uppbeat starting off with his successful debut release titled Embers which reached a combined 70 thousand plus views, was play listed on Rte pulse and multiple local radio stations as well as being featured on RTE 2fm. This song was also featured in blog posts by the Lab tv, The Word Is Bond and even managed to catch the attention of popular Youtuber Fuushnicka TV who created a reaction video to the song. This was followed up quickly by a successful local headline show in the Westport town hall Theatre.
In April of 2017 Uppbeat was featured on the RTE2fm cypher series with DJ Mo k this was followed by a headline show in the Academy in Dublin with Uppbeat's collective Flowstate movement. By September of 2017 Uppbeat had released his 2nd official single titled "Bubbling" which featured Sony recording artist "Gio Martin" this song again receiving just over 70 thousand views combined and landing him a place on the line up for the Make a Move festival in Limerick.
Uppbeat then went on to release a collaborative EP with Producer/Vocalist Why Axis with between 6 to 7 thousand streams on each track off the EP. In mid June of 2018 Uppbeat released his latest single titled "Much Luv" which has been received really well by the public. He is currently recording and producing lots of new content and will be releasing various singles over Summer and Autumn.