Following an eight-month hiatus, rising Irish Hip-Hop artist Craig Cooney returns back to centrefold with a highly anticipated collaborative single with producer Chris Kabs titled ‘Careful’, out 27th August. The new single is a hard-hitting, upbeat commercial blend of Hip-Hop and Drill. Combining the best of both worlds Craig and Chris give us a fresh spin on Irish Homegrown Hip Hop, assisted by London Based artist Hxney adds that extra flavour to the track with her amazing vocals and harmonies which blend exceptionally well with Craig’s voice.
On the record Craig raps about his come-up, staying true to himself whilst becoming more and more successful in the scene. “I’ve done it all freestyle, songs and then those laid-back tracks, and I’ll keep going till I get it all and it’s my name on those plaques,” from this line alone Craig tells us there’s still a lot more to be achieved, that he is versatile and can switch up styles at will. It’s rumoured that Craig Cooney and Chris Kabs may have more music on the way as they are in talks about working on an E.P together.
For those who don’t know Craig Conney, he’s a 25 year old songwriter from Kildare. He has been writing and recording music since 2018. He decided to record music professionally when he uploaded a freestyle rap video to Facebook which amassed over 187,000 views worldwide. Since then Craig has performed in the Olympia Theatre alongside Gavin James, Chasing Abbey, Soule, Wild Youth and Wyvern Lingo. Know predominately for his heartfelt lyrics, unique tone and variety of songs in his catalogue. He is described as a universal artist that anybody can listen to. Only recently Craig has been signed to Fluttertone.