Born in Yorkshire, England, YUNGBLUD first picked up a guitar at age two, began writing his own songs at age 10, and moved to London to kick-start his music career when he was 16. After sharpening his musical vision by mining inspiration from firebrand artists like The Clash and N.W.A, he independently released his debut single “King Charles” in spring 2017 on his managers indie label LOCOMOTION RECORDINGS and landed a deal with Geffen Records by that summer’s end.
Since exploding onto the scene with his 2018 debut album 21st Century Liability, YUNGBLUD has traveled the globe and brought his rebel-minded hip-hop infused rock-and-roll to an ever-growing legion of fans. In the midst of his nonstop touring, the London-based artist has built a one-of-a-kind bond with his young audience—a deeply felt solidarity that served as a major touchstone for his new EP, the underrated youth. YUNGBLUD soon embarked on sold-out headline tours of the U.S. and Europe, in addition to bringing his kinetic live show to leading festivals like Lollapalooza, Reading and Leeds, Austin City Limits, NXNE, Rock Am Ring, the last-ever Vans Warped Tour, and Pukkelpop.