Born Gabriel UniLias Adjei-Gyamfi, the Bronx native began his rise as an independent artist over a decade ago. Since then, Uni’s reinvented his sound, started the Cold Chili Clothing line, and charted nationally with singles like “Swerve”. He took over the radio with his singles "Summertime Party, Pablo, plus more and garnered attention, praise and sponsorships from the likes of Sway Calloway, Red Bull, BET, AllHipHop etc. Capitalizing on that and other successes, Uni’s debut tours the#SwerveTour, #UGXF Tour and #WTMU Tour saw him headlining and joining artists like Lupe Fiasco, A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie, Tyga, Kota The Friend, Mickey Factz, Dave East, Phresher, Smoke DZA Nitty Scott & many more. The “Welcome To My Universe” album, led to the #WTMUTour, where Uni would work alongside notable industry names like Steve Lobel, HipHopMike (Hot 97), Polo [Roc Nation] and Success from (Atlantic Records), even being granted the opportunity to continue to tour with Lupe Fiasco across select cities & countries.
“You can’t separate peace from freedom … no one can be at peace unless they have their freedom.”
Now working on his 3rd album, the release of Uni’s video “Pablo” and a New Music Monday Series landed him placements on BET, BET Jamz, The Source, Hype Magazine and Respect Magazine, among many others. “Pablo” garnered viral praise, inspiring fans to create and release their own song covers, and led to a “Pablo Pop-Up Shop” featuring the new Cold Chili Clothing line and all the Pablo-themed accessories you can imagine.
What’s next for Uni? Don’t worry about trying to figure that out, just know he’s working relentlessly on it and it’s coming to the people soon! Stay up-to-date with Uni on all social medias!
UNITES Are what Uni calls his supporters. Similar to Marcus Garvey and his "Garvites", Uni believes in a positive movement and coming together. Uni believes that uniting is set in you which is why Unites is also a double entendre because Unites spelled backwards is "SET IN U" .