Month: May 2006

Lyric L

Lyric L Biography

West London Rapper, lyricist, singer/songwriter LyricL is well renown for lighting up stages with her eclectic live performances, as she has a diverse catalogue of tracks and features. Her live performances range from Hip-Hop, Spoken Word, Jazz through to Afro & Broken Beat all with a very soulful edge.

Lianhart

Lianhart Biography

Lianhart - one of the most promising up and coming creative forces in the U.K. The 6'5 producer, songwriter, vocalist and human beatbox extraordinaire’s career has been going from strength to strength. At the age of 18, along with another 3 champs, he beat off fierce competition from beatboxers around the world and represented England and providing the sound for a Motorola advert.

Mister Gee

Mr Gee Biography

Mr Gee, DJ, poet and radio presenter for BBC’s Bespoken Word started out alongside AfroBoy in the DJ unit “Afro-Gee” mainly playing Hip Hop & Funk at clubs & bars around South London. In 2003 Mr Gee became resident poet and went on to host ‘Brixtongue’  at Brixton Art Gallery.

Festival of Youth Arts

The Importance Of Being Independent

Bringing warmth to the cockles of the unsigned and admirers of London's Youth music scene, this is a night showcasing new music with industry debate. More than 50 music artists with industry professionals will converge within London ICA, to celebrate today's youth music scene and chart its future.

Mic Check 1, 2 - 2nd June, The Albany, Deptford

Mic Check 1, 2 – 2nd June, The Albany, Deptford

Apples & Snakes, England's leading poetry organisation established in 1982 commemorate the evolution of poetry to lyricism and RAP by celebrating hip-hop as a cross strand of performance poetry in its own right. Apples & Snakes’ provide a platform for poetry that is popular, relevant, cross-cultural and accessible and stretch the boundaries of poetry in education and performance.

Plan B aka Ben Drew

Plan B aka Ben Drew

East London's Plan B is one of those once in a while original cats. He rode high with his No Good single with the dope stop motion animated video and has even been the darling of the broadsheet press. In his own genre he bends hip hop, r&b and acoustic guitar with confrontational lyrics and story telling. Check out what he had to say to Jade Bremner...

Riz MC - Post 911 Blues [Video]

Riz MC – Post 911 Blues [Video]

Riz MC is probably better known to you as the guy who freestyled on the Guantanamo Bay docudrama on C4. He is an accomplished musician and now has this Post 911 Blues video out there. The track covers the very touchy subjects of the Iran War and Bush & Blair's tendancy towards illegal activities.
 

Flamby - Biography

Flambey – Biography

FlamBey is an artist whose music reflects his personality and interest. As a performer, writer, producer & composer, FlamBey has proven to be a multi-talented visionary producing & executive producing all of his albums to date, reminisent of artists such as Prince and Kanye West. Seen by many in the industry as hip hop's next big superstar, his music is being described as "gangsta sexy" because of its unique blend of melodic grooves, club beats, and street saavy lyrical content.