|Feb / 2019||•||Opening For Tech N9ne||Bristol|
|Jan / 2019||•||Performance and Master Class||ACM Guildford|
|Jan / 2019||•||DiY Gang Master Class||Guildford|
|Nov / 2022||•||Otaku Link 4||The Old Bell Hotel, Derby, GB|
|Nov / 2022||•||MCM Comic Con Birmingham||National Exhibition Centre, Marston Green, GB|
|Nov / 2022||•||Brighton Anime and Gaming Con||The Old Ship Hotel, Brighton, GB|
|Oct / 2022||•||MCM Comic Con London||Excel Lo, London, GB|
|Oct / 2022||•||Iberanime Portugal||Exponor - Porto International Fair, Leça da Palmeira, Matosinhos, PT|
|Oct / 2022||•||New Skool Rules||NewSkoolRules, Rotterdam, NL|
|May / 2021||•||Opening for R.A The Rugged Man||London|
|Dec / 2020||•||gigmit LIVE on Twitch||Berlin, DE|
|May / 2020||•||Sound City Liverpool 2020||Liverpool, GB|
|Sep / 2019||•||Live at Heart 2019||Örebro, SE|
|May / 2019||•||Liverpool Sound City||Liverpool, GB|
|Aug / 2018||•||The Blue & Purple Store Merry Hill||Dudley|
|Jun / 2018||•||The Hard Work & Nunchucks Tour||Norwich|
|Jun / 2018||•||The Hard Work & Nunchucks Tour||Derby|
|Jun / 2018||•||The Hard Work & Nunchucks Tour||London|
|May / 2018||•||Soundcity Festival||Liverpool, UK|
|May / 2018||•||Fieldbounce Festival||Ostwestry, UK|
|May / 2018||•||Liverpool Sound City||Liverpool, GB|
|Apr / 2018||•||DPO SHOP EVENT 2018||Köln, DE|
|Feb / 2018||•||FastForward Conference||Amsterdam, Holland|
|Feb / 2018||•||Indie Con||London, UK|
|Feb / 2018||•||MAP Roadshow||Northampton, UK|
|Feb / 2018||•||Babilonia Black||Rio De Janeiro, Brazil|
|May / 2017||•||Common People Festival||Oxford, UK|
|Nov / 2016||•||ShaoDow Album Launch Party||London, UK|
|May / 2016||•||Duusra||Tokyo, Japan|
|Nov / 2015||•||Opening For Stormzy||Norwich, UK|
|Sep / 2014||•||Opening For The Pharcyde||London, UK|
|Sep / 2014||•||Hip Hop Kemp||Czech Republic|
|Jan / 2014||•||Kolor Club||Budapest, Hungary|
|Sep / 2013||•||Roxy||Prague, Czech Republic|
|Aug / 2013||•||Reading Festival||Reading, UK|
|Aug / 2013||•||Leeds Festival||Leeds, UK|
|Nov / 2012||•||Tech N9ne Tour Support||London, UK|
|Dec / 2010||•||Opening For Skepta||Oxford, UK|
|Label / Release||Type||Year|
|Eren Yeager Fi DEAD||Single||2022|
|Sephiroth (One Winged Angel)||Single||2020|
|No Fox Given||Single||2020|
|Wait For The Summer||Single||2020|
|Wait For The Summer (BROMIE Remix)||Single||2020|
|シャオ道。The Way of Shao||Album||2016|
|Kung Fu Hustler||Album||2013|
|Cut The BullSpit||Album||2012|
|SHAGGY BALL Z VS ONE JUMP MAN PT2||Single||2022|
|SHAGGY BALL Z VS ONE JUMP MAN PT1||Single||2021|
|DiY Gang Entertainment|
|Music from Franklin and Ghost: The Animated Series||Single||2020|
After studying Shaolin Kung Fu with the monks whilst living in China, Shao Dow utilised the tenacity and determination he learnt from his martial arts training to independently forge his music career.
It’s little wonder Shao scooped the AIM Award for Hardest Working Artist – he has self-released three albums, created a headphones brand and published a manga book series through his own company, DiY Gang Entertainment.
The London-born artist also appeared on ITV's Ninja Warrior UK and was invited into Parliament to speak on behalf of grassroots music venues across the country.
Known to rap in both English and Japanese, Shao is hard to define as just a regular artist. He constantly blurs the lines between anime (Japanese-style animation), martial arts and his own music and has worked with icons such as Sean Schemmel (the voice actor for Goku - Dragon Ball Z) and featured on the first single from Tech N9ne’s latest album.
Alongside his regular releases, Shao Dow is also working on the soundtrack for an online animated series with Mashed and Channel 4 –
the first episode achieved more than 1 million views on YouTube within two weeks. His music was also used as part of the soundtrack in the ‘All or Nothing: Arsenal’ documentary about Arsenal FC by Amazon Prime Video.
When it comes to performing live, Shao delivers an unforgettable stage show. Mixing skilful lyricism, infectious beats and Kung Fu, he creates an unparalleled live experience. He was nominated for ‘Best Live Performer’ at The AIM Independent Music Award 2022.
He has opened for Tech N9ne, R.A The Rugged Man, KRS-One, Stormzy, 6LACK, Skepta and more, has performed at Reading and Leeds festivals and has toured across the UK, Europe, The USA and Asia.
A truly unique Fire in the Booth with Charlie Sloth is the jewel in the crown of a plethora of radio shows, including Radio 1, 1xtra, Capital Xtra and BBC 6 Music.
“One of the hardest workers I’ve ever met in this”
Red Bull Music
“Shao Dow approaches everything he does with the same tenacity and discipline: you wouldn’t bet against him.”
Tom Robinson (BBC 6Music)
“A brilliant rapper with a wonderful flow”
DJ Semtex (Capital Xtra)
“One of the hardest working MCs in the game out here”
Alex Baker (Kerrang Radio)
“An incredible rap artist, he just grafts and I have so much respect for him"