Date: Monday 10th June 2019
Venue: Gigi’s Bar Hoxton, Hoxton Square, N1 6NU
Time: 7.30pm doors - 11pm
Host: Monikah Lee
The Story of GeeJay started in a coffee shop in Harringay London where Gina Jane and Jacob Lobo were both working as baristas. Taking elements from Soul, Funk and Jazz and blending it with the sounds of urban hip-hop and RnB, GeeJay have crafted their own distinctive style of music.
Gigi Lo is a 23 year old south Londoner using her alluring vocals and emotive words to speak on her real life experiences, and those of others around her. She draws inspiration from her eclectic taste in music through her love of old school hip-hop, R&B and jazz – aiming to create a timeless R&B sound.
J Kaz is a freshly emerging UK Dancehall artist. He made his entry on to the scene with a string of viral videos which racked up thousands of retweets. Since then he has had songs playlisted on radio and performed on many stages and after releasing his first EP sold out his first release of merchandise.
Hailing from Peckham, South East London UK, Jay 8lue (pronounced Jay Blue) Is known for his complex rhymes and outstanding delivery. The Rapper/Songwriter creates a blend of authentic Hip Hop, Trap, Neo Soul and gritty born-bred UK sounds.
Opening up for the likes of Method Man & Redman, he has been proving himself as a true definition of raw talent in every sense of the word, and is determined to make his mark this year as one of the most promising rappers to surface from the underground scene.
R.A.E (Rising Above Everything) is a rapper/singer from Thamesmead S.E London, with an obvious 90’s style translating through her music. Growing up influenced by the likes of Left Eye, Da Brat and Mc Lyte, R.A.E is flipping the classic American aesthetic, with a British twist.
She fell in love with writing after her sister introduced her to Sister Act and started rapping in school along with the other girls in the playground. R.A.E is bringing a fresh new sound with her easy melodies and uplifting raps.