Hailing from Chicago, rapidly rising emcee Saba is fast being recognised as one of his cities’ most important emerging voices. Having performed on Stephen Colbert and collaborated with the likes of Chance The Rapper, Smino and Noname; Saba comes to Australia for the first-ever time to appear at Fairgrounds Festival.
For Saba, music influences run deep. Coming from a family of musicians, he dabbled in beat making software from an early age. In 2018, Saba released his acclaimed second album, CARE FOR ME, filled with mesmeric hooks and conscious lyricism, meditating on relationships with family, God and social movements in the U.S. such as #BlackLivesMatter