HARE SQUEAD named favourite Irish hip-hop trio despite only being 18. Their new release, ‘Long Way To Go’ have added a touch of spice to the hip-hop scene with their retro-drenched themed video directed by Ed Moustafa and shot by Ben Doyle. After meeting through a mutual love affair with skateboarding, they quickly discovered their shared affinity for music. This Trio soon realised they have a real spark writing together mastering their own blend of hip-hop, soul and pop that carries hints of resemblance to GoldLink, De La Soul and Chance the Rapper feels with their own Dublin twist.


The band members have grasped a unique dynamic between the smooth delivery of rappers TONY KONTONE and E-KNOCK with support of the soul-laden vocals of singer JESSY ROSE are named “YOUR NEW FAVOURITE IRISH HIP-HOP TRIO” by Noisey as well as having their single “Long Way To Go” preimered via Nosiey too. The track is available to stream & purchase on all major digital platforms now via Columbia Records. The single was co-produced by Moon Willis (WSTRN, Raye) and HARE SQUEAD themselves at Chocolate Factory. 

Two years on the music scene and the Trio have made an impactful impression in Ireland as they have so far played to huge crowds at Longitude and Electric picnic festivals summer 2016 and also, having their sell-out show at Dublin’s Button Factory in September. Rising superstar, Dua Lipa, has HARE SQUEAD currently supporting her on her sold-out European Tour.


You can stream/purchase ‘Long Way To Go’ here:

 iTunes | Spotify

You can find Hare Squead online here:

 Facebook Twitter | Instagram Soundcloud YouTube 

Official Website: HareSquead.com

By Fabienne Malkinson

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