Upstairs, All Ages
DOORS: 8:00 PM // SHOW: 8:30 PM
FREE SHOW IN THE VINYL LOUNGE!
D: 8:00 // S: 8:30 PM
Born in DC and raised in Virginia, Kobbie realized his talent for music at 6 years old through singing at his father’s church. Preferring to train himself over taking lessons, Kobbie practiced singing and began writing, ultimately releasing his first mixtape at 16 in 2008 under the name Chyron. Since then he has released four mixtapes and one EP, all the meanwhile constantly improving his craft and refining his sound.
Kobbie has been performing since a young age and has opened performances for artists from Masego, Willtharapper and Big Sean to groups such as Bone Thugs-N-Harmony and Wu-Tang Clan. He has performed in many different cities and venues across the east coast.
On June 30th, 2017, Kobbie independently released his first official single “Need It”. The first single off his upcoming mixtape, “Need It” fuses the sexiness and luxury of 90’s R&B with the cool grit of contemporary hip-hop. At once nostalgically familiar and completely unique, “Need It” is a true bedroom banger.
Kobbie’s musical influences range from Kanye West, Pharell Williams, and Lupe Fiasco to John Legend, Luther Vandross, and Marvin Gaye. These notably diverse sources of inspiration are best evidenced by the distinct way that Kobbie’s music seamlessly fuses styles, creating a sound unlike any other.