Offica Wins Ollys TV’s Irish Bests Artists 2021 Award For ‘Obito’
The true powerhouse of Irish drill and Offica is flying the A92 flag high.
Irish media platform Ollys TV presents Drogheda’s Drill rising rapper Offica with an Irish Billboard Award. The second annual music award honouring achievements in music based on key interactions with music fans, as well as album and digital songs sales, radio airplay, streaming, touring and social engagement. A92 received the award for their performance in 2020 with their life changing Plugged In freestyle with Fumez the engineer, exploding in popularity, going from being Ireland’s premier Drill collective to one of the biggest Drill collectives worldwide.
The centerpiece of the Irelands’ premier drill collective A92, Offica has been leading the charge of this revolution of the hip-hop sub genre. Donning his trademark mask at the beginning of his career, tracks like “Naruto Drillings” “Blue Bird” and “Face Reveal” established him as a force within the UK drill scene. Representing Ireland and Drogheda always
The video marked the beginning of a new chapter for Offica. Having first risen to prominence in the international drill scene wearing his trademark orange Obito mask – as seen in the video for his breakout hit ‘Naruto Drillings’, and the subsequent viral remix with KSI – he finally removed the mask in May 2020, in the video for ‘Face Reveal’. Now, in his new video, he continues to lace his verses with anime references, while opting for a new white Obito mask. Produced by his frequent collaborator Kidspyal, the track finds Offica returning to his roots with a ‘Naruto Drillings’ inspired beat. The video, which premiered on major UK platforms GRM Daily, also features appearances from Offica’s A92 collective.