The artists behind $uicideboy$ don't try to pretend that life is full of sunshine and rainbows. Instead, the artists speak directly to audiences with compelling lyrics, moving beats and visceral imagery. Founded in 2014 by rappers Scrim and Ruby da Cherry, this New Orleans duo consistently puts on captivating shows.
$uicideboy$ music isn't always easy to listen to. The name comes from the two artists' mutual pact to kill themselves if they did not reach popularity by the age of 30. $uicideboy$ discography is a pointed statement about the struggles of modern life; this may be why despite bearing album titles like Kill Your$elf Part I: The $uicide $aga and Radical $uicide, the duo has risen to massive popularity and cultural relevance. The duo's performances are often called "musical therapy," and the artists frequently refer to their fan base as an extended family of fellow strugglers and survivors. Since its founding in 2014, the band has swept the underground rap scene and even made it into the public eye with the 2018 studio album I Want to Die in New Orleans.
Where can I buy $uicideboy$ tickets?
A $uicideboy$ concert will be emotionally gripping and a one-of-a-kind performance. Don't miss this rap duo the next time it's in town; catch tickets at StubHub before they sell out.
Who is $uicideboy$?
The artists are two cousins who grew up in New Orleans. The younger cousin, Aristos Petrou, performs under the name Ruby da Cherry. Petrou has a history of musical performance and plays both violin and drums. The older cousin, Scott Arceneaux Jr., performs under the name Scrim. His passion for working as a DJ supported him through community college and eventually led to collaboration with his cousin in 2014.
Where is $uicideboy$ performing next?
$uicideboy$ will spend the latter half of 2019 touring the United States. You can catch the group in Atlanta, Los Angeles, Brooklyn, Denver, Detroit, Milwaukee and Chicago. Other cities and concert dates will be announced as the tour progresses. This extremely active duo tours frequently, but the artists still make time for concerts in their hometown of New Orleans.
What does $uicideboy$ music sound like?
The band's unique style of music features emotional rap combined with hip-hop, punk, industrial and trap elements. The resulting mix is gritty, energetic and deeply moving. The topics approached are realistic and controversial; expect to hear lyrics about depression, suicide, anger and violence. $uicideboy$ songs are particularly known for discussion of drug use and the opioid epidemic.
What can you expect to hear at a $uicideboy$ concert?
Of the most popular openers at a $uicideboy$ is the popular track "Carrollton." Most sets include famous tracks like "Memoirs of a Gorilla," "Kill Yourself, Part III," "Antarctica" and "South Side $uicide." Scrim has long had a passion for DJ work, and setlists are likely to be customized to individual audiences and emotional experiences.
How many albums has $uicideboy$ released?
As of 2018, I Want to Die in New Orleans is the only studio album released by $uicideboy$. However, the duo has been steadily releasing underground EPs, mixes and tracks since forming in 2014. Fans should listen to Kill Your$elf Part I: The $uicide $aga through Kill Yourself Part XX: The Infinity Saga; other popular recordings include $outh $ide $uicide and the 2019 release Live Fast, Die Whenever.
Who has $uicideboy$ collaborated with?
The early popularity of $uicideboy$ came as a result of collaboration with other well-known underground rappers. The band's first EP, Kill Your$elf Part I, featured the rapper Bones. The duo has also collaborated with Black Smurf, Pouya, Ramirez and Germ. $uicideboy$ consistently records and tours with other artists, so you can expect surprise appearances and co-headlining with any member of the underground rap community.
What artists sound similar to $uicideboy$?
$uicideboy$ has drawn musical inspiration from the works of Three 6 Mafia. Fans have also noted an emotional comparison to popular hip-hop group Bone Thugs n Harmony.Back to Top
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