Jordan Cardy (born 21 February 1996), known by his stage name Rat Boy, is an English musician from Chelmsford, Essex.
Rat Boy’s music is an amalgamation of several styles, most notably hip hop and indie rock. He has cited English bands the Clash and the Streets as his main musical influences and has been compared to artists such as Jamie T and the Beastie Boys. He is also a fan of Kendrick Lamar and Kasabian. Cardy has a DIY approach to his art and music, generally recording and producing his own tracks at home and creating all his own album art. Many of Cardy’s songs consist of narratives and stories within the lyrics, as well as samples recorded of sounds and conversations from his daily life.