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Mr Shaodow

Mr Shaodow

Mr Shaodow from the group Elementz Bound is a London rapper who is now studying Business and Law in Oxford. He decided to form the cryptic name Shaodow by combining two elements that he knew would be his constant companions throughout life, his love for Kung Fu and his silhouette. Find out what he had to say when we caught up with him...

Social Misfits

Demanding Respect – Social Misfits

It is a cold evening in late June and The Cartoon Club in West Croydon, South London, is hosting Deemore’s Black and White Exposure: a talent showcase for local up-and-coming singers, rappers and dancers. The venue is reasonably full, but the crowd seems extremely sedated as Da Essence, from the Social Misfits rap collective, take to the stage. Without receiving much encouragement from the audience, Mr Roach, Ace and Flamer still manages to deliver a lively set that includes a ‘Verbal Workout’ over the instrumental to M.O.P.’s ‘Ante Up’ and ‘Girl from the Manor’, a cheeky tune about chatting up women. After their performance, I manage to grab the trio and their producer Sir Prestige for a chat.