From supporting Lily Allen on her Australian tour to being one of the key influencers who shot Shannon Noll back into fame, Allday is an important cult rap artist.

Ahead of the release of his new album Speeding next Friday (which you can pre-order here), here’s 20 things he did that built him such a massive following.

1. Refuses to let his team touch his social media channels

2. Became the most hipster kid to ever be a hipster in 2014

 

3. Since the very beginning, he asked his fans the important questions…

4. Supported Lily Allen at her Splendour sideshows in 2014

5. Teamed up with producer Japanese Wallpaper for new single ‘In Motion’

6. In a hip hop scene of this…

And this…

Allday was this…

7. Relocated to LA, arguably the mecca of music in the world

8. Was the Australian Drake before Drake was cool in Australia

9. Hit #47 on the largest music poll in the world in 2016, the triple j Hottest 100

10. Charted at #3 on the ARIA chart with an LP that featured the sound of bongs being ripped (Startup Cult)

11. Doesn’t GAF about your preconceived gender bias towards fashion

12. Was one of the key influencers who shot Shannon Noll back into fame

13. Featured on the Troye Sivan track ‘for him.’

14. Named one of his singles ‘Send Nudes’ in 2016

15. Was a stand-up comedian 

16. Was once possessed and found out by going to a psychic

17. Played in a punk band in high school called Sissycunt

18. Got the name Allday following a bout with the munchies at his local IGA

I didn’t realise how long I was taking to choose my tiny teddy flavour or whatever,” Allday told SMH. “Then as a joke they started calling me Allday because I took forever, and so yeah, that’s that.”

19. Has his own web series called the Chubby Chronicles

20. His new album Speeding, out April 21, will debut at #1 on the ARIA chart. Pre-order the record with some sweet extras here.

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