Drake-Co-Signed Octavian Wins BBC Music Sound of 2019 Poll

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U.Ok. artist Octan has received the distinguished BBC Music’s Sound of 2019 ballot for his self-produced EPs together with his newest venture, Spaceman.

The 23-year-old rhymer’s music has received the endorsement of Drake who posted an Instagram picture of himself reciting lyrics from “Party Here,” the rapper-singer’s breakout single in 2017.

"That's lit. I don't even know how one can really feel proper now… Mum, I made it!" he told BBC Music after winning the poll.

Octan is the primary rapper to win the ballot since 50 Cent in 2003. Previously winners embrace British pop singer Adele and Sam Smith, amongst others.

Born in Lille, France and raised in Camberwell, London, Octan he developed his musical fashion whereas attending the well-known Brit School the place the late Amy Winehouse additionally as soon as studied. In 2016, Octan launched his mixtape 22 in 2016 and his Essie World EP the next 12 months. Things actually took off with the discharge of his observe “Party Here.”

"If I can get this, I can get something. 2019 goes to be a fantastic 12 months," mentioned Octan on successful the BBC Music Sound of 2019 award.

Congrats to Octan on successful his award. Check out extra music from the U.Ok. artist under.