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Baker Boy was first introduced to adoring fans in 2017, with the one-two punch of debut singles ‘Cloud 9’ featuring Kian, and ‘Marryuna, featuring Yirrmal. The entirety of Baker Boy’s art, from his infectious flow to his music’s modern-throwback production to the jaw-dropping dance moves he perfected as part of the Djuki Mala dance troupe, connected instantly. With each successive release Baker Boy continued to establish himself as a deft, talented rapper, with charisma and verve inherited from the genre’s greats. His list of career accolades includes APRA AMCOS Song of The Year Nomination, six ARIA nominations; an ARIA Gold certification for ‘Cool As Hell’ & ‘Mr La Di Da Di’; seven wins at the National Indigenous Music Awards; an Order of Australia medal, the 2019 Young Australian of the Year award and a memorable performance at the 2021 AFL Grand Final.
With over 48 million streams of his music globally, Baker Boy’s debut album, ‘Gela’, released on 15 October 2021, debuted #1 on the ARIA Hip Hop/R&B, #1 on the Australian and #3 on the ARIA Album Chart. The new album has garnered hit singles, ‘My Mind feat. G Flip’, ‘Move’, ‘Meditjin feat. JessB’ and ‘Ride’ featuring Yirrmal, which took out the 2021 National Indigenous Music Award for Best Film Clip of The Year.