Part of the distinctly British movement that fuses African pop, dancehall and reggaeton, Yxng Bane is at the height of his game right now and his Friday night set at NASS is not one to be missed! But how much do you really know about this East London rapper?
He chose the name Yxng Bane after the villain Bane in Batman (although he’s never actually seen the movies)
The first album that he ever bought was 50 Cent’s 'Get Rich or Die Tryin'
what can I say? what can I really say. there are no words to actually describe the feeling or how it felt yesterday. Thank you to the team who helped with the production, getting the whole night sorted. Thank you to all those who were there. Thank you to everyone who is part of this journey with me and that has helped the boy come this far and you must know you have changed his life. I don’t know how to tell you lot how much love I have for you on the real because I never would’ve imagined this. I know it’s a deal, and I know we have a long way to go, but I just wanna say thank you man. Thank you, last night was emotional. I love you man...FOREVER. If you know me you know how hard I work, EVERYDAY non stop and I won’t stop now Forever Grateful. Forever Appreciated. Thank You, ������❤️��
He supports Arsenal FC
.@yxngbane linked up with @gaffermag for their new #MyClub series to talk about his favourite team: #Arsenal ⚽️ pic.twitter.com/ll13uQqb3p— DISTURBING LONDON (@DisturbingLDN) April 26, 2019
He is signed to Tinie Tempah’s Disturbing London label
So @NICKIMINAJ called for a little help last night at @TheO2 ������@NICKIMINAJ x @yxngbane ���� pic.twitter.com/9JcMbTHnXt— DISTURBING LONDON (@DisturbingLDN) March 12, 2019
Creating music that’s a mixture of R&B, Afrobeats and rap, Yxng Bane describes his sound as “authentic, diverse and unpredictable”
His 2017 Afrobeats remix of Ed Sheeran’s Shape Of You went viral and currently has over 19 million views on YouTube
He'd like Star Wars actor John Boyega to play him in his life movie
His dream festival line up would include Charlie Wilson, The Isley Brothers, Odd Future and Chris Brown