From a homeless youth to an award-winning rapper Trademark Blud is a true story of victory against all odds. Throughout his music are messages of varying approaches, from unity and awareness to fighting corruption and tyranny head on.
Not bound by genre Trademark can effortlessly glide from difficult personal experiences to fun and energetic throughout the course of a live show. His hyper-energetic persona, powerful stage presence and innovative rhyming style is causing major shockwaves throughout the underground scene.
He is unforgivingly ferocious, with an explosive delivery. A continuous release of quality music has seen him featured on various high-profile platforms including BBC Radio 1, BBC 6 Music, 1 Xtra and SBTV. As well as appearing on BBC News, BBC Shropshire, BBC Stoke, BBC WM and BBC Devon.
As interest increases, he has completed a number of European events, UK tours and festivals including main stage appearances supporting acts such as Dizzee Rascal, Kool G Rap, Doc Brown, KRS ONE, Talib Kweli, Smiff N Wessun, Akala, Dead Prez and Madchild to name a few.
His three volume mixtape series ‘Tricks of the Trade‘ have collectively had over twenty five songs featured on BBC radio. Trademark was previously brought to attention of the American record label Platformz Music. This led to Trademark signing an EP deal for release in the USA and UK accompanied by the completion of a twenty three date UK tour.
Trademark was Hip Hop act of the year at the Midlands Independent Music Awards, Song Of The Year On BBC Radio Shropshire and live performance of the year for his session on BBC Shropshire Introducing.
Over the years Trademark has proven himself to be a formidable rap battler with double figure victories under his belt. He also continues to mentor and guide the next generation of rappers he works with and strives to make positive steps towards social change by leading workshops for mental health, young of fenders, knife crime, substance abuse and much more.
Trademark Blud’s work on and off the stage is always done with passion and determination solidifying his status as one of the most innovative, original and exciting rappers to come out of the UK.