The evening marks House of Shoom´s first instalment of NO HEADLINER -- an event dedicated to music export -- cross-pollinating + bringing independent music to new markets.
For the first edition it´s NYC meets LDN with a showcase of conscious hip hop acts.
Artist, Activist. Last year, released "Lost In The Wild"; "Zenith" which premiered on Apple Music's Beats 1 with Ebro Darden. Also had the opportunity to work on several film & television projects including "Mercy Mistress", "Sasquatch".
Dre Skuffs (New Jersey)
Writing rhymes since the age of 11, hip hop became an outlet for Dre to express himself and voice his opinion. He´ not only a writer, but also produces, directs-films-and edits his own videos, & designs his own covers. His music is featuring on independent film "Recover Me" written & directed by Dhasheen Amin.
*****Intermission Session - Hosted by Shoom Isaacs
Quick intrduction and brief dialogue touching on the musical + cultural climate at home vs abroad.********
Shauna (West London)
R&B singer and songwriter, Fierce with her style and free with her sound. Growing up as an outcast, she found appreciation for her solitude and a comfort zone with music. She hopes in-exchange others can find comfort in her music
Born and raised in Brooklyn, NY -- hip-hop was never really optional for him. It was one of those things that just is (similar to the sunrise and the air we breathe). The moniker “ScienZe” is science -- the study of all things and he is the study of hip-hop.
Johnny Voltik aka The Voltiks (Brooklyn, London Hybrid)
Half emcee + half drummer The Voltiks are known for their highly charismatic stage presence that makes for an unbelievable live show.
Mike Midas Mike Midas Scr
*others to be announced.
Hosts to be announced.
About Grow, Hackney
An Experiment in Ethical and Sustainable Business.
Grow is an independent and self-organised eco-system of studios and a creative space with bars and a kitchen, created out of an old sausage factory by the River Lea in Hackney Wick. We work in partnership with artists, musicians, DJ's and community groups and host a diverse programme of events, including: live jazz and blues, open deck reggae, workshops and talks and art/film festivals. Grow pays London Living Wage, uses eco-electricity, sources ethically and locally and is free entry, wherever possible. We currently serve a seasonal menu and range of drinks, including organic wines and prosecco, cocktails, homemade Hackney Spiced Rum, cask ale and also offer a range of soft drinks including Kompassion Kombucha, Rejuce, Charitea, tea and Union Coffee..
www.growhackney.co.uk / https://www.growhackneystudios.com/