Baby’s All Right in Brooklyn, New York, was the place to be on a cold Thursday night, where the spotlight was on veggi (aka veggibeats), an artist who has been making waves in the online music scene with his unique mash-ups and boiler room style performances. A Los Angeles native whose career took flight during the TikTok boom in early 2020, veggi’s videos have garnered over 200 million views. With over 1.5 million fans across platforms, we wanted to see if his online fan base could bring it to a real venue, and he was certainly able to fill the late-night spot at Baby’s All right from wall to wall.
As veggi took the stage, the crowd erupted in chants and cheers. From set-up to finish, the devil was in the details. The stage was artfully set up with the same aesthetic as his IG videos, giving his fans a feeling of cool intimacy. Colorful lights surrounded him as he transitioned from one well known song to the next. Groovers were treated to a fusion of electronic, rap, and soul elements – a mix of sounds both fresh and danceable. Teasing the crowd before the release of the new EP, HYDROPONICS, he asked if he could play some new music.
veggi’s ability to connect with the audience was palpable, and it wasn’t long before the entire room was dancing and grooving to the music. The artist’s stage presence and infectious enthusiasm drew the crowd in, creating a sense of unity and togetherness that is the hallmark of any great live performance. veggi’s music continues to inspire and unite, making him an artist to watch in the ever-evolving landscape of music. Stay tuned for more from this electronic sensation as he continues to redefine the musical landscape while reminding people to “eat your veggis.”
📸: shot by Maggie Miles