Creative Wick Music Academy 2019
In the Spring of 2019, Creative Wick recruited 12 young East Londoners to work with some of Hackney Wick’s best musicians and producers to make some music.
In only seven, two hour workshops over 8 weeks, they wrote and produced more than 10 tracks before performing them live in a series of public concerts.
With many thanks to IQL, Lend Lease, Studio 9294, Wick Radio, Rudi Falla and all the professional writers, producers, musicians, engineers and technicians who made this possible, but most of all thanks to the students themselves. This is who they are…
Therapy by Marls, 22. Singer and spoken word artist. Producers: Marvin Yeboah and Ryan Shallow
Don’t Know by Gavin, 16. Singer and rapper. Producers: Marvin Yeboah and Ryan Shallow
I Should Never by Opah, 16. Multilingual singer and rapper who also plays the piano and guitar. Producers: Rudi Falla and Hugh Fothergill
Day II by Raphael, 16. Young budding electronic producer. Producers: Rudi Falla and Hugh Fothergill
Aint Got Time by Leo MG + Alias, both 18. Talented rappers and producers in their own right and a power duo with high energy performances. Producer: Stephane Forbes
Horrid by Husk, 16. Hungry motivated rapper with videos and demos on social media. Producers: Marvin Yeboah and Ryan Shallow
Do What I Like by Jordxn, 18. Female Rapper who can hold her own and commands attention on stage. Producers: Stephane Forbes and Essie B
Red Cup by SB, 18. Rapper with slick bravado lyrics. Producer: Stephane Forbes
Patterned by Solomon, 20. Singer, rapper and guitarist. Passionate musician ready to make a Disney soundtrack. Producers: Marvin Yeboah and Ryan Shallow
Toronto by Runrummer, 24. Singer and budding producer with early online releases showing the breadth of her talent. Producers: Liv Mia, Rudi Falla and Hugh Fothergill
This is what they created…
Click Soundcloud to hear the tracks
Click Wick Radio to hear the live recording of the Creative Wick Music Academy showcase concert at Studio 9294 on 9th May 2019.
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