Snob Scrilla

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Sean Ray
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Snob Scrilla in concert, 2008.
Background information
Also known as Snob Scrilla
Born February 23, 1984
Origin Sydney, Australia
Genres Indie, Hip Hop, Electronic
Years active 2007–present
Labels Ivy League Records
Website Official Site

Sean Ray is an American born rapper, producer and musician based in Sydney, Australia.

Biography[edit]

Sean Ray, known by his alias Snob Scrilla, was born in Clovis, California where he attended Buchanan High School. After moving to Australia and making a hometown of Katoomba, New South Wales, it was whilst living in Newcastle that Ray began making music. This was followed by a relocation to Sydney.

His popularity amongst Australian Indie crowds is largely due to his debut single in 2008 titled "There You Go Again".[1][2][3] He has played at Parklife[4] and Homebake 2008,[5] he has also been a supporting artist for Faker's 2008 tour as the opening act.[6]

He wrote the ARIA Award-winning, multi platinum Jessica Mauboy hit song "Running Back".[7]

The song officially titled "........." (nine periods),[8] generated massive interest as the soundtrack for a promotional advertisement for the show Rush on Network 10.

Snob Scrilla became the support act for Matisyahu's Australian leg of his 2009 tour.[9]

Snob Scrilla's first headline tour the "Farewell Monkey Tour" began in August 2009 and toured Australia nationally. Dash and Will, Amy Meredith and other provided support acts for various shows. Soon after he began touring as official support for Phrase's Clockwork tour.

The Adelaide radio station "Nova 91.9" dedicated a day for listeners of the show to 'Zombie Shuffle' with Snob Scrilla down Rundle Mall.

In 2011 he produced the club song We Run The Night by Havana Brown and announced he was relocating to Los Angeles to work on the next album.

He also appeared on the track "Can't Stop the Love" by British girl group Neon Jungle, which was on their debut album Welcome to the Jungle.

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

EPs[edit]

Singles[edit]

  • "There You Go Again" (2008)
  • "Houston" (2008)
  • "Heartbreak Scorsese" (2009)

Band Members[edit]

  • Ardie Worsley - Drums & Percussion (2008-2011)
  • Miles Readman - Keys & Synths (2010-2011)
  • Cassian Stewart Kassimba - Keys & Synths (2008-2010)
  • Leon Seenandan - Guitars (2008-2010)
  • Wax Motif - DJ (2008-2010)[10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ (December 17, 2008). "Next big things", The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved on 2009-05-19.
  2. ^ Interview – The Dwarf
  3. ^ "YouTube". 
  4. ^ Artist Listing – Parklife 2008
  5. ^ Artist Listing – Homebake 2008
  6. ^ MTV Interview
  7. ^ McCabe, Kathy (January 8, 2009). "Waiting is finally over for Jessica Mauboy's debut album", The Courier-Mail. Retrieved on 2009-05-19.
  8. ^ http://www.ivyleague.com.au/bands/display/25/Snob%20Scrilla
  9. ^ Jack Stovin. "MATISYAHU returning to Australia this August". Altsounds. 
  10. ^ "Harbour Agency". 

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