NOTHING WAS EASY | NAWIMA JAZZ | HANNAH GRACE | RUDIE EDWARDS | VANESSA JAMIE
NOTHING WAS EASY
Nothing Was Easy (NWE) is a collective of multi-talented rappers, singer, songwriters and producers from London & Luton. NWE came together and began releasing music in summer ‘14; they are made up of 9 individual artists with various talents. The group have been consistently releasing music online and building a growing reputation in the urban scene. Currently, the roster of NWE includes: F - Don, Esseo, Merki Waters, F - Zero, Klash, Shivaa, RichIsWaved, Donny Mac, Carlito & Flash DNA.
Hailing from the West Midlands, Namiwa Jazz is a 23-year-old singer-songwriter who speaks her truth, with a fearless lyrical approach to subjects that mean a lot to her. Whether singing with just a guitar accompaniment or a full band, her unique singing style is leaving music lovers feeling that once again, the world may see another great voice emerge from the region that amongst others, gave the world Joan Armatrading and Laura Mvula.
Hannah Grace is a powerhouse vocalist from Cardiff. She has a background in Soul and Jazz as she grew up listening to various artist such as, Aretha Franklin, Etta James and Stevie Nicks. Hannah Grace has released 2 EP’s on Never Fade Records and has supported artists like Hozier, Gabrielle Aplin and Lissie. Her current single ‘Praise You’ a cover of Fatboy Slim’s iconic hit is currently the soundtrack to Lloyds Bank.
Rudie Edwards is a Dover-born British singer songwriter who expressed an interest in music from a young age, she perused her passion for singing by moving to London and attending the Brit School for Preforming Arts and Technology. While there she discovered and homed her talent for writing and composition. Rudie has now returned from a stint in the United States to release her debut EP in the UK.
Vanessa Jamie is an acclaimed unsigned singer/songwriter from East London. She performs music influenced by Neo-Soul, Jazz and Funk, taking inspiration from legends such as Lauryn Hill, D'angelo and James Brown. While constantly performing up and down the country to great reviews in popular venues such as New Cross Inn, Ronnie Scotts and The Forge, she is also in the midst of recording her Debut EP which is set for release in 2017.