NEWS: Youngman Announced As Support For Example Tour

Youngman, one of the UK’s most exciting and vibrant young vocal talents announced as support for Example’s UK tour, this has followed on from the release of his eagerly awaited new single ‘Who Knows?’ on  Shy FX’s Digital Soundboylabel.

Mixing Youngman’s powering and distinctive vocal with the pulsating sonic workings of long time friend and collaborator Skream (Magnetic Man), ’Who Knows?’ blurs the lines between underground club smash and credible mainstream hit, having already been named Zane Lowe’s ‘Next Hype’, MistaJam’s ‘Jam Hot’and Annie Mac’s ‘Record Of The Week’.

With a career that is still in its infancy, Youngman (Simon Smith) has already made his mark as a standout vocalist in the drum’n’bass, and dubstep scenes, working closely with his father Simon ‘Bassline’ Smith plus Breakage and regular live collaborator Benga. He is indeed already a seasoned live performer having graced the stages of Glastonbury, Creamfields, Exit, Lovebox, Global Gathering and across Europe, Australia & North America.

Having become the choice hype man for Skream & Benga, Youngman became a master of working an audience, with his presence as a performer and his inimitable singing voice coming to the fore; it wasn’t long before Skream & Benga turned their attentions to channelling Youngman’s talents into a unique and fresh vocal sound.

Whilst working away in the studo, Simon has also found time to extended his creative and entrepreneurial skills by designing his own successful clothing range and spearheading a new education scheme ‘Music & Life Workshops’ back in his home town Derby.

With a full schedule of live dates throughout the beginning of the year with Benga, as well as supporting Example on his UK tour and participating in the nationwide MOBO tour, Youngman is primed to cement himself as the next breakthrough underground star.

Supporting Example

20th Apr Cardiff, UKMotorpoint (w Example)
21st Apr Newcastle, UKMetro Arena (w Example)
22nd Apr Glasgow, UKSECC (w Example)
24th Apr Aberdeen, ScotlandAECC (w Example)
27th Apr London, UKO2 (w Example)

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