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"Powerful delivery, production, and that chorus from Kian ties it all up into one impressive track." - Richard Kingsmill, triple j.

"Killed that chorus and the raps in language roll so nicely." - Dave Ruby Howe, triple j.

"This just jumps out the minute you hit play - solid!" - Nick Findlay, triple j.

"This is AWESOME. The didgeridoo in the back, that fresh flow and the way you've taken your own background, culture and indigenous language to the fore front is super cool. Keep going man!" - Claire Mooney, triple j.

"You've taken us all to Cloud 9 to be honest. This is rad!" - Celline Narinli, triple j.

 The Project TV
https://tenplay.com.au/channel-ten/the-project/extra/season-9/baker-boy

 LNWY.co
https://lnwy.co/read/introducing-baker-boy-the-fresh-young-prince-of-arnhem-land/

SBS The Feed
https://www.sbs.com.au/news/the-feed/baker-boy-s-backstory-from-class-clown-to-world-stage-in-his-native-tongue

Monster Children Magazine
https://www.monsterchildren.com/72442/meteoric-rise-baker-boy/

 

[UPDATED SNAPSHOT BIO] In Arnhem Land they call Baker Boy the ‘fresh new prince’. Raised in the remote NT communities of Yurrwi and Maningrida, 22 year-old Danzal Baker, aka Baker Boy, raps in Yolngu Matha language representing his bloodlines. A strikingly talented artist on an undeniable rise, Baker Boy kick started 2018 with two of his songs – Marryuna and Cloud 9 – winning their place in triple j’s Hottest 100. He has supported the likes of 50 Cent and Dizzee Rascal, played prime festival slots at Splendour in the Grass, Laneway, Golden Plains and WOMADelaide, and sold out his first headline tour in May 2018. 

22 year-old Danzal Baker aka Baker Boy is related to rising stars Gawurra and Yirrmal. He is the freshest new Yolngu hip-hop talent from the Top End. Young, strong and proud Baker Boy raps in Yolngu Matha language representing his Arnhem Land bloodlines. He knows his value, his worth and he raps so others get it.

What seems to be a whirlwind of success since the debut of Cloud 9 in May 2017, the young star has manifested into a full-blown Cyclone Baker. After infiltrating the triple j crew with an instant full rotation addition and prospering in their appraisals Baker Boy’s career has dropped into 6th gear with singles Marryuna, Mr La Di Da Di and Black Magic. Baker Boy is known as a multi-talented, multi-lingual artist, working across rap, dance, acting and graffiti, and he hopes to inspire younger generations to embrace their culture and become leaders in their communities.

Baker Boy has the industry talking, and is fast becoming one of this country's greatest hip hop stars. Since of his debut song Cloud 9 in May 2017 Baker Boy has won over 21 key awards across the country and played a multitude of prime festival slots (70+ gigs and fesitvals). 

In Janurary 2019 Baker Boy's next single will be released by Universal Music and he will perform a fresh new show for the festival circuit and hiw own tours. 

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NEWS FLASH
Baker Boy Wins 2018 NT Young Australian of the Year Award

Baker Boy Wins 2018 Best Male Artist at Dreamtime Awards

Baker Boy Wins 2018 The Age Music Victoria Awards
Best Song - Marryuna
Best Male Musician
Best Live Act
The Premiere's Prize for the Best Victorian Breakthrough Act

Baker Boy nominated for 5 NLMA Awards
Live Hip Hop Act of the Year
Live Voice of the Year
Best New Act of the Year
Live act of the Year - NT Section
Live Voice of the Year - NT Section

Baker Boy wins 2018 AIR Award
Breakthrough Independent Artist of the Year

Baker Boy is Wins at 2018 NIMA Awards for
Best New Talent of the Year
Best Film Clip of the Year

Baker Boy Wins at 2018 NT Awards for
NT Song of the Year Award - Mr La Di Da Di
Best Urban/Hip Hop Award - Marryuna
NT Music Youth Award - Mr La Di Da Di

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CONTACTS

Management | Chryss Carr | National | aum@aum.net.au
Publicity | Cooper-lily Nikora | National | cooper@aum.net.au

MUSIC

APPROVED VIDEOS

Baker Boy: The Fresh Prince of Arnhem Land

Baker Boy - 'Mr La Di Da Di' (live at Splendour In The Grass 2018)

Baker Boy - Black Magic ft Dallas Woods

Marryuna - Baker Boy ft Yirrmal

Baker Boy | 5 Questions With | Party In The Paddock

'Baker Boy' - Cloud 9 (feat Kian)

Baker Boy - 'Marryuna' (triple j Unearthed Live At The Steps)

TOURS

BAKER BY PERFORMANCES 2018
Laneway BRISBANE - Sat 2nd February
Laneway SYDNEY - Sun 3rd February
Laneway ADELAIDE - Fri 8th February
Laneway MELBOURNE - Sat 9th February
Laneway FREMANTLE - Sun 19th February

Theatre Royal - Fri 9th November - Castlemaine, VIC. ALL AGES SOLD OUT
Theatre Royal - Fri 9th November - Castlemaine, VIC. 18+ SOLD OUT
Howler - Sat 17th November - Melbourne, VIC. SOLD OUT
Howler - Sun 18th November - Melbourne, VIC. 18 + SOLD OUT
Northcote Social Club - Sun 18th November - Melbourne, VIC. SOLD OUT
Northcote Social Club - Sun 25th November - Melbourne, VIC. ALL AGES SOLD OUT
2 Worlds Festival - Saturday 20th October - Geelong, Victoria
Milingimbi Gattjirrk Cultural Festival - Sat 27th October - Milingimbi, NT.
NATSIAA - Friday 10th August - Darwin
Darwin Festival - Friday 10th August - Darwin CBD
NIMAs - Saturday 11th August - Darwin Amphitheatre
Townsville Inter-Cultural Fest - Saturday 18th August - Townsville
Freedom Festival [NT] Friday 24th August - Kalkarinji Aboriginal Community NT
Nunyarra Cultural Festival - Saturday 15th September - Tenterfield NSW
Giiyong Festival  - Saturday 22nd September - Jigamy, [near Eden] NS

 

Marryuna Tour - Sunday 13th May - AMPLIFIER - Perth, WA - SELLING FAST
Marryuna Tour - Saturday 19th May - Northcote Social Club - Melbourne, VIC - SOLD OUT
Marryuna Tour - Sunday 20th May - Northcote Social Club - Melbourne, VIC - SOLD OUT
Marryuna Tour - Tuesday 22nd May - Northcote Social Club - Melbourne, VIC - SOLD OUT
Marryuna Tour - Thursday 31st May - Black Bear Lodge - Brisbane, QLD - SELLING FAST
Marryuna Tour - Friday 1st June - Black Bear Lodge - Brisbane, QLD - SOLD OUT
Marryuna Tour - Saturday 9th June - Lansdowne Hotel - Chippendale, NSW - SELLING FAST
Marryuna Tour - Saturday 9th June EARLY ARVO show - Lansdowne Hotel, Chippendale, NSW - SELLING FAST
Dark Mofo - June 2018
NightQuarter - Friday 13th April - Gold Coast, QLD
Groovin' The Moo - Friday 27th April - Wayville, SA
Groovin' The Moo - Saturday 28th April - Maitland, NSW
Groovin' The Moo - Sunday 29th April - Canberra, ACT
Groovin' The Moo - Saturday 5th May - Bendigo, VIC
Groovin' The Moo - Saturday 12th May - Bunbury, WA

Yothu Yindi & The Treaty Project - Friday 12th Jan - Enmore Theatre, Sydney
Yabun Festival - Friday 26th Jan - Redfern, Sydney
One Day in Fremantle - Sunday 28th Jan - Fremantle, WA
Laneway Festival - Saturday 3rd Feb - Melbourne
Yalukut Weelam Ngargee Festival - Saturday 3rd Feb - O'Donnell Gardens, St Kilda, Melbourne
Party In the Paddock - Thursday 8th Feb - Launceston, TAS
50 Cent - Friday 9th Feb – The Crescent, Parramatta Park, Sydney
50 Cent - Saturday 10th Feb - Melbourne Showgrounds, Melbourne
St Kilda Festival - Sunday 11th Feb - St Kilda Foreshore, Melbourne
National Multicultural Festival - Thu 15th - Sat 17th Feb - Canberra
Dizzee Rascal - Tuesday 20th Feb - Forum Melbourne, Melbourne
Dizzee Rascal - Wednesday 21st Feb - Enmore Theatre, Sydney
WOMADelaide - Friday 9th & Saturday 10th Mar - Adelaide
Golden Plains - Sunday 11pm Mar - Meredith, VIC
Golden Plains Festival - Sunday 11th Mar - Meredith, VIC
Pool House Party - Saturday 17th Mar - Coburg, VIC