iluvlive presents
MOBO UNSUNG TOUR
Bristol
Tanya Lacey


Alika / Lloyd Luther / Mega
Supported by PRS Foundation Open Fund


This year’s MOBO UnSung Tour will take place in October and showcase 2016 winner Alika, Lloyd Luther, Mega & Jay Alexzander alongside a headliner across three UK cities. Manchester sees hot new Mancunian MC, Tobi Sunmola with special guest Two4Kay added to the line-up. RnB Songstress Tanya Lacey will be serenading the crowds in Bristol, whist in London Tiggs Da Author has been added to showcase his unique blend of hip hop soul.

Tanya Lacey 
 Hitmaker and Singer-Songwriter Tanya Lacey has been songwriting and performing in the Music Industry for over 10 years. She received her first writing credit for Co-Writing "Spotlight" for UK Rap Artist Tinchy Stryder. Tanya has since gone on to write for and with world renown artists Will.I.Am, Rhianna, J-Lo, Tori Kelly, Labrinth, Emeli Sande and The Saturday’s to name a few. Tanya also featured on and co-wrote Loick Essien's UK Hit track "How we roll and Toured with Bruno Mars. After working hard behind the scenes as a top line songwriter Tanya landed her first major record deal with Sony RCA and released her debut single "Letter to my Ex” and “Born to Fly” which pays homage to her hometown, Bristol. In 2012 Tanya set up her own independent record label and released her EP titled "Headchef” which received artistic acclaim within the Urban music scene. Tanya appeared on the 2017 season of The Voice UK where she went on to compete in the Semi-Finals after getting 2 chair turns from Tom Jones and Gavin Rossdale and a steal from Will.i.am. Jennifer Hudson described her as "an artist with the edgy style of Rihanna and the soulful voice of Keyshia Cole" 
@TanyaLacey
Alika – MOBO Unsung 2016 Winner
Since winning the MOBO Unsung Award, West London native Alika has shown she is an exciting new face on the UK music scene. While busy building an impressive reputation, Alika's recent collaborations with Nadia Rose, "Poltergeist”, and Sente, "Toothless”, have proved popular and have both received support and airplay from radio stations including BBC Radio 1 and BBC Radio 1xtra. "Toothless" has since been selected to accompany Missguided’s new TV campaign. Alika was included in the BBC's New Talent Hot List for 2017, yet another testament to her rise to recognition and her talent. In addition to this Alika was approached to be a part of Idris Elba’s BBC3 Takeover, where she was given a national platform to showcase her skills, by dropping 16 bars on part of the music for the documentary. Also being one of the few female working engineers in the music industry, she has manned the desk for Novelist, Cadet and Tamera Foster at her Aquarius VIP Studio. Upcoming singles with Heavytrackerz and CliQ will be released shortly and in the meantime she is working on her own project, due to be launched at the end of 2017. 
@TheRealAlika

Mega – MOBO Unsung top 10
Mega was born and raised in North London. She is a soulful songstress powerhouse who lights up the stage with her radiance, bringing joy to those who listen. She celebrates freedom though her art, and practices freedom through performances with the intention of meaningful connections.  She cites the likes of powerful songstresses such as; Adele, Alicia Keys, Amy Winehouse, Chaka Khan, Joss Stone, India Arie, Lauryn Hill and Whitney Houston, as artists that have inspired her sound and taught her all she knows about what it means to be your true authentic self. 
@JustMeMega
 
Lloyd Luther – MOBO Unsung top 10
Cameron 'Lloyd Luther' Johnson formally known as U.G, is a MC, Singer/Songwriter, Producer and Philanthropist from Leicester. Lloyd Luther is a fearless and determined artist. His music is hard hitting and straight from the soul. He creates every part of his art, from the artwork to the production. His debut album ‘DUBS OF THE MAD SKINT AND BRITISH’ is a raw account of British life. Other than music, Lloyd Luther runs ‘U.G STATION’ where he provides youth mentoring and motivational talks. Lloyd Luther has had a wealth of praise making the MOBO unsung top 10, frequent BBC Introducing radio play and making track of the week on BBC 1XTRA. Having performed for ILUVLIVE and JERSEY LIVE, he has also supported Akala, Mic Righteous, DJ Fresh, P Money and SHY FX and been praised by DJ Semtex & JME. 
@lloydluther1
 
Venue: The Square Club. 15 Berkeley Square, Bristol BS8 1HB
Host: Miss Divine (Ujima Radio)
Time: 7.30PM till 11PM (1st act onstage 8.30)
 Entry: Early bird tickets - £5, £7 thereafter & £10 on the door.