GRRRL Live Show directed by Laima Leyton (Mixhell/Soulwax) Feat. Speech Debelle, AWA, Lei Di Dai, Wiyaala, Nono Nkoane, MABE)
Paranoid London (DJ set)
*PARANOID LONDON JUST ADDED TO THE LINEUP - THEY WILL BE PLAYING A RARE LONDON DJ SET - THIS IS ONE NOT TO BE MISSED*
In Place Of War presents GRRRL - an inspiring collaboration of sound by empowered, fierce, independent women from around the world, coming together to tell their collective stories of life, conflict, inequality and change through music. A mesmerizing electronic fusion of dark techno, ghetto bass, hip-hop, dancehall, reggae, soul and electronica. GRRRL is packed with purpose and has a message to tell.
Directed by Brazil’s Laima Leyton (Mixhell/Soulwax), the project features an exhilarating mix of influential artists, including:
● Mercury Prize winning rapper - Speech Debelle
● Zimbabwe’s Rapper Queen - AWA (African Women Arise)
● The Queen of Brazilian Dancehall - Lei Di Dai
● The Young Lioness of Africa - Wiyaala
● Original Nu-Jazz and folk singer from Cape Town – Nono Nkoane
● DJ and percussionist from Caracas - MABE
Paranoid London need no introduction. This is a rare opportunity to see the illusive duo playing an intimate venue in East London.
Mamiko Motto's DJ sets are a passionate and relentless championing of new artists and sounds - “an ear for new music that bends the rules” The Fader described it as, while Dazed point to her knack for “constantly uncovering tucked-away records and underrated artists”. She has released music on Warp Records and Big Dada as Wednesday Nite. www.mamikomotto.com
Tasty Lopez spins an exciting mix of fresh underground global electronic music and eclectic old-school jazz, funk, cumbia, calypso, house, disco and hip-hop, each set is a full-bodied fiesta and a feast for the ears. www.tastylopez.com