"An unstoppable force of nature."
"Wildly funny and technically incredible."
"Flight of the Conchords meets 8 Mile. "
Welcome to the world of Ireland’s finest hip-hop musical comedian, Rob Broderick a.k.a. Abandoman.
Using his trademark blend of audience interaction and razor-sharp improvisation, Rob will take you on a magical journey, transforming the audience’s likes, loathes and daydreams into hit songs and captivating tales.
Rapper and comedian Abandoman has been accompanied over the years by a host of musicians, but is currently performing solo. Using a sample-pad necklace to trigger the high production beats and hooks he freestyles over, Rob creates the kind of exhilarating live experience that has won him a string of awards, and the highest of international critical acclaim. He continues to sell out his fringe runs in Edinburgh and Australia each year, wowing audiences wherever he plays.
Abandoman supported multi-platinum artist Ed Sheeran on his sell out UK tour, enthralled audiences on Channel 4’s 8 out of 10 Cats Does Countdown, BBC1’s The One Show and BBC2′s The Stephen K Amos Show, guested on various radio shows from Nick Grimshaw (BBC Radio 1) to Christian O Connell (Absolute Radio) and held a song writing residency with Chris Hawkin (BBC 6 Music).
He has headlined comedy stages at every major UK music festival from Glastonbury to Latitude and stormed international stages in Australia, Europe, The USA, Canada and Hong Kong.