Grime heavyweight Stormzy and Lady Leshurr will take over the RBMA stage at Berlin’s Mauerpark on 21 June! The event which is part of the Fête de la Musique festivities is for FREE – so come and join us at Mauerpark – it’s gonna be lit!
The 21-year-old South London ambassador, Stormzy, has ignited a new generation of UK rap with his neo-grime flow and his utopian and progressive attitude towards commercial music. The rapper has gained an unprecedented amount of support from his contemporaries including some of the forefathers of the genre. Artists such as Wiley, Skepta, Krept & Konan, Lethal Bizzle and Wretch 32 have vouched for the young prospect and have claimed that he is the future.
Lady Leshurr pronounced Lady Lesha, Queen of the new skool rap game. Setting the net ablaze, Lady Leshurr’s Queen’s Speech series of totally unique and incredible freestyles has raised the bar for female rap artists. Leshurr’s most recent Queen’s Speech 4 literally went viral within hours of going online. Gaining over 1 million views on YouTube alone within a matter of days and over 30 million across blogs and social media. She has also built a solid online fan base and presence with her now infamous Shurrporters, her own dedicated fans. Leshurr has collaborated with the likes of Tinie Tempah, Etta Bond, Gyptian and Fatman Scoop. Performing in front of thousands while on tour with Ciara, Azealia Banks, Skepta and Busta Rhymes to name a few. The unique style and approach for The Queen’s Speech 4 is now gaining airplay across the world with stations like BBC Radio 1, Capital FM, BBC 1Xtra and Kiss in the US.