Spekulativ Fiktion and Mankyy

Spekulativ Fiktion is a rapper and beatmaker from Cork. With beats that’d be as comfortable in the southern suburbs of Chicago as much as the southern counties of Ireland and a voice unique to the island, Spekulativ Fiktion is an exciting figure in Irish Hip Hop.

“A poet with no fear when it comes to pushing boundaries and mixing genres, and that’s what makes his sound so unique.” – BBC Across the Line

Bolstered by support slots with Danny Brown, Immortal Technique and Shabazz Palaces in recent years, his 2018 release Effigies cemented the artists top spot in Irish rap. A collaboration with producer Mannky, Effigies was debuted at the IndieCork Film and Music Festival where the two Unscene Music lads took home the music award for their sets together. Mankyy, the irish producer in demand right now, joins Spekulativ Fiktion at Body&Soul this June to perform their award winning show