Monaghan, County Monaghan
Maksymilian Skiba, also known as Active, is an Irish Hip-Hop Artist/Rapper of Polish Descent.
Active moved to Ireland, alongside his parents, at the age of one. Growing up in a small border town where Hip-Hop music was heavily frowned upon.
Active is known for his relatable, yet raw lyrics, impressive flow, impeccable production and extensive versatility which has helped him stand out on the Irish music scene.
Active draws inspiration from a variety of unexpected places. From revered singers such as Frank Sinatra & John Mayer to Hip-Hop greats such as J.Cole, Logic & Kendrick Lamar, his main goal is to keep his sound fresh, interesting and keep to progressing, as not just a rapper, but as an artist.
2018 was a break out year for Active, after releasing only two singles, "1645" & "Time Is Money,"
his name has been widely talked about in the Irish music scene, receiving radio play from RTÉ 2FM & RTÉ Pulse, Active is on a path to become one of the biggest names in the Irish music scene.