Liverpool will be having its biggest festival yet across three days this weekend.
It’s the same Festival that had Alexa Goddard, Becky Hill, Jessy Glynne, Little Simz and Mic Lowry headlined. Yes, the same festival where BET and MTV supported.
This year, they have Labrinth, Laura Mvula, Baseman Jaxx, Taliban Kweli, Alesha Dixon, Katy B, Becky Hill and Naughty Boy as the headliners.
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Okay, so you already know the deal about these guys. First started in a group part-time, then became full-time, started uploading Youtube videos, later got signed, won the MOBO UnSung 2015, already released their EP and now working on another one.
Yeah, we assume sweet boy music is BACK.
JP CooperThe Soul acclaim JP Cooper has done a lot already. After signing to the biggest record labor Island Records and has already released three EPs. He’s had gigged alongside George the Poet and has performed at the XOYO London and SXSW. He’ll be performing at the KOKO on October 15th.
Zak Abel is the name behind the track “These Are the Days” with his track already played on 1Xtra. Still fresh on the scene at the tender age of 20, Zak Abel is the next big thing in British Soul to wtach out for, especially in the emerging rise of electronic R&B with some 80’s twist. Who knew that his London raised boy was a Northerner.
He’s already collaborated with the likes of Gorgdon City and Wookie. Now how cool is that?!
This guys sound like he’s from America (Maryland State to be precise). Nevertheless, he’s bringing back the rock soul songs that shaped the 50s and 60s and you know what? It sounds really good. He was so lucky that he had the chance to work with a Grammy producer legend called Steve Levine.
The Norweigen artist is describes as a industrial pop artists who’s inspired by the likes of London Grammar and Cold play. She’s recently released her EP “Confusion” which is available on iTunes right now. She’s popular in her home country Norway and is ready to take on the international predominant music scene in Britain by storm.
Having already done a London gig alongside Tiana Major 9 and Savannah Dumetz, the duo Teesoulful and JayyAngelo are ready to bring Hip Hop and poetry together. The aggressiveness yet intellectual lyricism of Hip Hop is kind of watered down to blabber nowadays and a new generation of music poets are getting recognised by the music industry…beginning with George the Poet as well as Negotiations True
Get ready to snap your fingers cos these fresh faces are about the blow.
Ms McCool is a singer, songwriter and guitarist who’s received a great acclaimation for her music on Radio 1 and she continues to bring a 80s mix with what she describes as lilt-pop with elements of 90 hit wonders.
Watch out for this girl because she is defintely on the rise.
Sam Folorunsho aka Xam Volo describes his music as a mixture of ‘alternative Hip Hop, Soul and Jazz’, that has Neo-Soul and Gospel instrinsic elements. Taking notes from his personal musical influences such as Erykah Badu, Maverick Sabre and Frank Ocean, Xam Volo continues to evolve in his own terms with his release of his own EP entitled “Binary In Blue”.
Defintely loving “Sapphires” produced by Freddie Joachim.