Collier Row artist tracking progress with YouTube

PUBLISHED: 14:53 18 November 2010

Matt Arnold, 20, aka MC Boistrus, from Collier Row has a single on YouTube.

Matt Arnold, 20, aka MC Boistrus, from Collier Row has a single on YouTube.


A ROMFORD rapper and bassline artist has moved his music career another step forward with his first single being released online.

Matt Arnold, who goes by the name MC Boistrus, teamed up with DJ Carisma and Miss Morgan to produce the track Living It Up which is now available to view on YouTube. He hopes to get it released on on iTunes early next year.

The electro-house and bassline track, which took around eight hours studio time to record, has clocked up 1,578 views on the site and been doing the rounds on the DJ circuit being played in a number of different nightclubs and on some pirate radio stations including Force FM 106.5.

Matt, 20, of Lodge Lane, Collier Row, who announced just this summer he was going to try and make his mark in the music industry, said: “To be honest I’ve got a lot further than I expected already.

“I’m still searching for a record label but I’m with a London agency now called Mission Control so once I’ve got more songs they’ll be able to help promote me.

“I’ve also been in touch with Kiss FM 100 who said they might hopefully play my track on air.

“I’m in the studio working on my second single now too.”

Matt hopes to have his new song finished in February and is in talks with RedRock Pictures, which has links with Sky including Channel AKA, about producing a music video for one of the tracks.

“I’m getting quite known in the music business now so hopefully things will continue to move in the right direction,” Matt said.

He also has his fingers crossed Farringdon-based record label BGM continues to build a bond with Boistrus since showing an interest in his second track.

Watch this space! But if you can’t wait till then Boistrus will be performing at The Ivory Rooms on December 12. Visit and type in Boistrus Artist for tickets.

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