Red King, Scotland On Sunday, 16 July 2017

Published in Scotland On Sunday, 16 July 2017 | Words by Derick Mackinnon and Olaf Furniss. Read on [in association with Electric Fields Festival]

RED KING Artist of the Week in Scotland On Sunday

Scotland On Sunday, 16 July 2017, Red King

Hailing from Dundee, emerging hip-hop artist Red King has just released his excellent debut ‘The Subconscious EP’ via Spee Six Nine’s record label Player 2 Music.

Despite being a relative newcomer, he’s already supported artists including; Grandmaster Flash, Ugly Duckling, Talib Kweli, Benny Banks and Dead Players, featured on BBC The Social and been championed by The Skinny Magazine.

His next live performance is part of the Scottish Beatbox Battles at Glasgow’s Nice N Sleazy’s on Saturday 22 July, with a UK tour planned in the next few months.

Watch the accompanying music video for single Id via WAVVY Music:

and listen to the full EP at or

Olaf Furniss and Derick Mackinnon run music industry seminar and social night, Born To Be Wide. Their next event is in partnership with Made In Adelaide and takes place at Edinburgh’s Summerhall on 9 August. It includes a panel discussion looking at how the Edinburgh festivals can provide a platform for emerging Scottish talent. For free tickets and more details see

Under the Radar is in association with Electric Fields Festival Headline acts Frightened Rabbit and Dizzee Rascal are joined by Band Of Horses, The Jesus & Mary Chain, Glass Animals, Arab Strap, Kate Tempest and many more over a weekend which also celebrates the best in Scottish street food and drink. Visit

Electric Fields Festival sponsors Scotland On Sunday Frightened Rabbit at Electric Fields Festival Dizzee Rascal at Electric Fields Festival Kate Tempest at Electric Fields Festival, sponsors of Scotland On Sunday

* For consideration as our Artist of the Week please click HERE scroll to the bottom and review checklist of what we NEED in order to feature bands in Scotland On Sunday. Then email: Derick Mackinnon with all the info

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