Rhythm Nation: Strange Boy picks the playlist

The Limerick-native rapper chooses the ten tracks that mean the most to him

1st August, 2021
Rhythm Nation: Strange Boy picks the playlist
Jordan Kelly, aka Strange Boy: ‘Holy/Unholy is 100 per cent my experience.’

Is Strange Boy (aka Jordan Kelly) “a 1,000-year-old poet in the body of a young man from Limerick”, as advance word on the artist suggests? Listeners can judge for themselves with the release of his debut album, Holy/Unholy. An intriguing blend of hip-hop and Irish traditional music, it also shows why his fellow Treaty City artist Blindboy Boatclub has called him “an unreal rapper.”

“When [producer] Enda Gallery was brewing...

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