Call Me Unique
Call Me Unique is known for her eclectic and soulful sound which fuses together elements from a wide variety of artists and influences including Jill Scott, Billie Holiday, Lisa Lopes, Lauryn Hill and Ella Fitzgerald. Named by Time Out Magazine as an upcoming talent to watch out for, Unique regularly performs across the country and can regularly be heard coming through your radio airwaves.
Cuba was part of influential London Hiphop Group, 12 Stone Productions who were together for 10 years before deciding to go their separate ways in 2004. Even though one chapter in his musical journey came to an end, Cuba’s passion to create music never left him and in 2010 he decided to learn to play the piano. Now a songwriter and composer, Cuba has always believed that regardless of style, music is music and this has taken his songwriting in a whole new direction.
Ewan graduated from the Edinburgh College of Art in 2009 with a first in Animation in the School of Design. He has since contributed work to two feature films, including: Titeuf: le Film (2010), and L’Illusioniste (2010). In 2012, he went to Jeju island in South Korea to teach English, and spent his time there drawing the landscape, as well as working on his personal project, current title: ‘Far From Home’. He can usually be found in a coffee shop with a sketchbook in front of him.
JJ BOLA is a Kinshasa born (1986), London raised writer, poet, educator and workshop facilitator. He performs regularly at shows and festivals such as well as Universities such as SOAS, UCL, Oxford or Standford University and other public institutions. He has successfully published two books of poetry. JJ Bola’s work is centred on a narrative of empowerment, humanisation, healing of trauma as well as discovery of self through art, literature and poetry. He believes that the true purpose of art is to expose the reality of this world and how to, most importantly, survive it.
DJ Melody Kane
DJ Melody Kane has gained a solid reputation amongst her peers in the music industry as being one of the most professional, talented and focused DJ’s in the UK. Melody has a monthly mix-show residency on BBC Radio 1Xtra & has also made several guest appearances on their sister station BBC Radio 1, where she has been commissioned to create bespoke mixes for the likes of Charlie Sloth, Mista Jam & Tim Westwood. In 2013 she was nominated for an OMA (Official Mixtape Award). She is passionate about talented female DJ’s getting the recognition they deserve in what is often a male dominated industry.
Robyn is author of Prisoner to the Streets which had a huge impact on publication and garnered much interest across a wide readership. The book launched to a packed out Hackney Empire and quickly sold out. Robyn is a passionate speaker and advocate for young people and regularly uses his own life experiences to try and teach, educate, and inspire younger generations.