Mas Promotions Presents: Hear Mi Nah! (Feb)
A new night brought to you by Mas Law, showcasing some of the sickest performers and producers around. A platform for artists to be heard by ears that need to hear! Every month will be themed, and the vibes will change from live atmospheres to DJ nights.
Next Edition of 'Hear Mi Nah' will be "The Revolution Is Real" and the revolutionists for this event will be.......
It has been said that Oliver Sudden created the scene in Croydon, linking all artists as one under the crue Croydon Council, sharing links and booking his local talented people for any gigs he could get. Managing projects for Venomus Vocalz and linking the crue and other artists with MCs, promoters, producers, and good people to know from all over. A known hard worker, making things happen for himself and his people, that should be recognised as a key figure in UK hip-hop. Often thought of as just a DJ, promoter or manager he is also without doubt one of the most skilled MCs on the circuit too.
Intikana [pronounced in-tee-kah-nah] is an international award winning emcee, poet, musician, educator, filmmaker, and executive producer from The Bronx. He has traveled the world touring his music, films, and workshops. Independently, Intikana has toured over 100 cities throughout 12 countries across 4 continents. He was selected to be a featured artist on VH1 and has appeared on Shade 45's Sway In The Morning. His captivating performances have been quoted in The Daily news, Time Out NY, The Village Voice, Chicago's La Voz, Australia's Green Left Weekly, to name a few. Intikana has shared the stage with legends such as The Last Poets, Styles P, M1 (Dead Prez), Immortal Technique, Jay Electronica, Raekwon, Talib Kweli and Saul Williams, among others.
Intikana is the 2014 ‘End Of The Weak USA National MC Challenge of Champions’ winner and his EP "Native Eyez" was nominated for three Native American Music Awards ("Best Music Video", "Best Rap Recording" & "Best Historical / Linguistic Recording"). His youtube channel "Intikana TV" has garnered over 117,000 organic views. With over 15,500 combined followers across his social media platforms, Intikana's music and videos have reached more than 250,000 listeners / viewers online. His collaboration "We R Da World" with Dinco D from Leaders of The New School was ranked #8 on Chuck D's Top 10 Songs Of The Week for RapStation and #2 on his list of "Songs That Mean Something”.
Mohammed Yahya (Native Sun)
Mohammed Yahya is a Mozambican-born bilingual rapper, spoken word artist, workshop facilitator, mentor and event organiser. He is a solo artist as well as one half of the London-based hip-hop/ Afro-soul duo Native Sun.
He has performed across the UK, Europe, United States, Mexico and Africa, sharing his experience as a refugee and encouraging different communities to build bridges of peace, understanding and engage in more community cohesion.
Mas Law is about delivering raw energy, whilst entertaining the masses with witty bars and intelligent storytelling. He gives you the flavours of the 90's with that new age appeal. "Quantum Leap".
The rapper/producer/songwriter/promoter has been putting together ways to get his artform across to the world. With him you will find rapping is the skill but variety is fundamental. This multi genre artist has found ways to appeal to all audiences worldwide. With melodic tones and sharp humour you get the very essence of a child "born in the womb of music".
Doors 7,30 - 11.30.
Tickets: Free entry before 9pm, £5 after
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Visit: Upstairs Facebook Page
Please note: After 8pm, the Upstairs bar is for over 18's only.
Club and Group screenings
|Thu 22nd Feb||19.30||Free Event. Upstairs at the Ritzy.|