Soundcrash are incredible happy to announce that acclaimed artist Akala will be performing will be performing at KOKO as part of his 10 years of Akala tour.
MOBO award-winning Hip Hop artist, writer, poet and educator Akala is a label owner and social entrepreneur who fuses his unique rap/rock/electro-punk sound with fierce lyrical storytelling. Inspired by the likes of Gil Scot-Heron and Saul Williams, over the years Akala has developed a stellar live show with his renowned drummer/award-winning music producer Cassell ‘TheBeatmaker’ (Plan B, The Streets and Keziah Jones) headlining 6 UK tours as well as touring with the likes of Jay-Z, Nas & Damian Marley, M.I.A. and Christina Aguilera to Siouxsie Sue, Damon Albarn’s Africa Express and Richard Ashcroft, appearing at numerous UK/European and US festivals (Glastonbury, Big Chill, Wireless, V, Hove and SXSW) as well as collaborations with the British Council arts/music projects in The Philippines, New Zealand, Australia and across several countries in Africa and South-east Asia.
Akala is more recently known for his compelling lectures/seminars, journalism (The Guardian, Huffington Post UK, New Internationalist and The Independent), TV presenting and script-writing and has gained a reputation as one of the most dynamic and literate talents in the UK.
Tickets to for this seminal occasion are sure to be snapped up fast so DO NOT miss out.
12th October 2016.
7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
1a Camden High St,