iluvlive Birmingham 26.04.18
Anjelo Disons | Kofi Stone | Mr Macee | Ricardo Williams | Siobhan
Extraordinarily gifted; With words that are wise beyond his years, here is a talent that is undeniably overspilling with heart and soul. 18 year old, Anjelo Disons from South London has arrived..
Aged 12 and armed with his guitar, Anjelo began his journey busking in the streets of South London. Here he steadily built up a local following for his outstanding live performances, leading him to support award winning soulstress, Bridget Kelly & stateside spoken word artist, Alysia Harris in concert. Now a young man, singer/ songwriter/ producer/ multi-instrumentalist, Anjelo Disons presents us with a masterful piece of soul music, sprinkled with heart warming melodies, guitar riffs and a jazzy hint of scatting. Co-produced by Gabriel Davies & himself, Anjelo let’s us into his experience of young love with the wise words his mum once gave him.
Out Now on Spotify, Apple Music, Deezer etc.
Kofi Stone born in East London is an alternative rapper who grew up in Birmingham. Despite having the middle name Kofi, his late Grandfather used to call him Kofi ‘Egpa’. In the Ghanaian language Ewe, it meant ‘stone’. His Grandfather gave him the name due to the fact that Kofi almost died during childbirth. The rapper grew up on a diet of Lupe Fiasco, Nas, Common, 50 Cent, Sway and Kano. Kofi Stone has played a myriad of gigs; including Glastonbury music festival & international music festivals, as well as gigs throughout the UK. He is currently releasing a string of videos in the lead up to his debut E.P ‘Nobody Cares Till Everybody Does’.
A versatile Rapper, singer/songwriter who can make any genre his own. With a passion for reading, writing and poetry and his experiences of growing up in inner city Birmingham Mr Macee quickly started putting his lyrics to beats. His performance experience to date has seen him perform on the same lineup as several different artist such as Angel, Fuse ODG, Mo Stack, Paigey Cakey and Sir Freddie McGregor. His first release attracted radio 1Xtra's shows and was played by Charlie sloth and mistaJam. He then went on to release two song that has seen him become the only artist nominated in two categories for The British Unsigned Music Awards 2017. Best Unsigned Male and the other Best Unsigned Song.
R&B singer-songwriter Ricardo Williams was born in Jamaica,raised in Hackney and has now settled in Birmingham, UK. As well as working on original music over the last few years, Ricardo has done backing vocals for a number of high profile artists including Dwele, Tweet, Bilal, Joy Denalane and on Emeli Sande’s latest album. Quickly gaining the reputation as one of the strongest vocalists in the UK, Ricardo is now back in 2018 and ready to share new music. His current single ‘Come Over’ which was featured as DJ Ace’s ‘Track Of The Week’ will be part of his upcoming EP, planned to drop later in the year.
A Midlands based singer/songwriter, who is about to show the urban British scene exactly why she is destined to be one of their brightest stars in years to come. She is no newcomer to the bright lights of the Big Stage having performed as a backing dancer for UK grime star ‘Lethal Bizzle’ at the 2015 Mobo Awards. However, she has always wanted to be in front of the camera in her own right and now feels that it is finally her time to shine. Having just released her debut single "Like you" she has definitely sparked a great deal of interest, a bright future ahead for this outstanding artist.