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Watch the new video from our collaborative series My Irish Love Affair below…

We are thrilled to present a fast rising star 1k3, – currently producing some of the country’s most exciting hip-hop, R&B, Afroswing, drill and pop – in our My Irish Love Affair series, in association with Guinness. In it, the rising star shares his love for his hometown of Drogheda – speaking with insight and humor about the unique appeal of the town of Louth.

The series – which has already featured unforgettable contributions from Celaviedmai, Róisín O and God Knows – is a celebration of some of our all-time favorite things: great music, brilliant conversations and the hunt for the perfect pint. Across the video series, we sit down with a dazzling selection of Irish entertainers, who pitch their case for the best place in Ireland for a Guinness.

At the heart of the series, which ties into the Lovely Day For A Guinness campaign, is an appreciation of Ireland’s inspiring and diverse culture, history and beauty – which tends to be displayed particularly well. whenever the sun chooses to shine.

Each performer in the series takes us straight to the heart of their chosen city, whether it’s their hometown, a place steeped in happy memories, or an adopted home away from home. . The videos offer a unique insight into what drives each artist – as they share their iconic thoughts, pass on some words of wisdom and pay homage to the place that means so much to them.

Raised in a Nigerian family in Ireland, 1k3 has established himself as one of the country’s hottest emerging artists thanks to his irresistible approach to mixing genres. In recent years he has collaborated with some of the most influential forces on the Irish scene including Andre Fazaz, Wendy Godfrey and A92’s Ksav, Dbo and Nikz. The visuals are also a key aspect of his artistry – racking up some impressive views on his music videos, including over 100,000 views in the first week of the release of his powerful collaborative track with Andre Fazaz, “Royal Bike”.

In June, he released his latest acclaimed single, “Never Say”, featuring Jallow.

Watch the rising star share her love for Drogheda below: