The Rise of Tom Francis
From releasing his first song 2 years ago, Tom Francis has catapulted into the upper echelon of the international rap scene. Tom’s debut Album Underestimated immediately made waves, resulting in the album knocking Drake off of the number one spot on the NZ ITunes charts. “Underestimated” featured a number of prolific NZ and international Artists. Including names such as Dizzy Wright, Joyner Lucas, Sid Diamond, On Cue and the Grammy Nominated Twista. The album has garnered over 4 million worldwide streams.
The success of the album saw Tom booked for the majority of major summer music festivals within only 1 year of its release including Northern Bass, and Bay Dreams. Tom did not stop there, soon after the summer touring season ended Tom booked a ticket to Los Angeles, California. Where He spent time at Paramount Studios, the premier recording studio for major Hip Hop Artists and musicians. There he gained traction and influence with some of the biggest names in the business. He joined the recording sessions of major US artist's. This culminated in features on his newest singles from Tyler Thomas, J.Tek and Hip Hop legend Royce Da 5’9. The trip ended in the most viral rap moment in the southern hemisphere for 2017. Tom was invited to the private home of Hip Hop Royalty Snoop Dogg. He shared the studio with Snoop, exchanging lessons, rhymes, beats and ideas. He even had Snoop C walking to his new tunes.
Tom Francis brings a brand new sound to Hip-Hop music. He has blended together classical Hip-Hop sounds with hard-hitting dubstep and drum and bass. His music is filled with hard-hitting beats, heavy basslines, and quick-fire technical raps. Tom would be the most versatile artist to date, with chill vibe to the heaviest drops, there is nothing he doesn’t sound amazing on! Tom’s live shows are packed with excitement and effort. Tom puts all his energy into every note of every track performing live. This spectacular live presence has recently allowed Tom to draw large crowds across the country on his first headline tour of New Zealand.
Tom is the next big thing in the NZ & international Hip-Hop music scene. He has made his presence known both locally and internationally. Having been cosigned by the biggest names in the rap industry. Tom Francis is ready to take on the world stage.