2019 is the year YBN Cordae came of age.
The North Carolina maverick had released a string of mixtapes, including some stellar singles, with her finally confirmed plans for his debut album.
Released to widespread acclaim, 'The Lost Boy' re-tooled some classic hip-hop sounds for a new era, the sound of a brave, confident MC asserting his own identity.
Taking the record out on tour, YBN Cordae touched down in London for a long since sold out night at the Scala.
A historic North London nightspot, the venue shook to its foundations for a storming set from YBN Cordae...
Photography: Saskia Capetti
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