5 Jul 2016

Tom Francis, the Hawke's Bay hip-hop artist on the rise

From Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm, 1:10 pm on 5 July 2016
Rapper, Tom Francis

He's only been rapping for a year, and he's already topping the iTunes charts.

Hawke's Bay musician Tom Francis hadn't even played an instrument a year ago. Now he's knocking Drake off the number one spot, and it all came from a chance recording session in Hollywood.

His debut album Underestimated launched several weeks ago under the label Black Market Enterprises.

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