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  • TKAMA

    Based in London and part of the lauded collective Love at First Vibe, TKAMA delivered a smooth set of well known bangers and deep cuts, mixed together with enough talent to out-do your nan’s Nutri-Bullet.

  • TY

    Our next guest for the SUMsessions series is TY, curating a smooth set of chilled Afrobeats from across the continent. Full set is out now on our website and YouTube, make sure to subscribe for further releases.

  • Hillarynx

    Tone and voice as rich as her skin, Hillarynx is a 20-something, contralto singer-songwriter from South West London. Hillarynx’s started singing in school plays and Gospel Choirs as creative and restorative outlet. Intrigued by the social-political relationships, Hillarynx create dynamics and playful storytelling songs connecting with the deepest part of your soul. Vocals – HillarynxKeys…

  • Y3kMish

    Next on our DJ Sessions is the talented Y3kMish @y3kmish; a DJ, Manager and all-round creative – Taking us on a journey through her favourite house, soul, R&B, Hip-hop tracks and more… Subscribe to us on Youtube! SUMsessionsTeam Creative Director + Producer – @unclechulu DOP – @lucacruzcahnRecording Sound Engineer and AP – @backstrapbeatsLive Sound Engineer…

  • Tlowe

    London-based Musician and Battle rapper Tlowe joins us for a late-summer session, running through four of his greatest hits. Make sure to check his epic battles under his moniker ‘Black T’ and keep your eyes peeled for a special appearance in one of our upcoming sessions… Subscribe to us on Youtube! SUMsessionsTeam Creative Director +…

  • Kome Eleyae (DJ)

    King of the multi-hyphenates, Kome is an artist, multi-instrumentalist and DJ based in South London. With influences stretching from funk, soul and jazz, to grime, garage and everything in between, Kome explores and celebrates the connections of music from across the diaspora in his mixes. To hear more check out his monthly show ‘Snax 4…

  • Elsa – Fall

    South London Songstress Elsa is a fresh new talent making waves in London’s alternative soul scene. Her poetic lyricism, sultry vocals, and charismatic live performances have earned her a growing fan base as she effortlessly weaves together an array of sounds under her unmistakable, gritty tone to create lush soundscapes with intricate details and mighty…

  • Holden

    Next up for our SUMsessions is Holden; An artist born in Cheshire, now based in London, seamlessly blends spoken word, hip-hop, and folk to create captivating narratives. Debuting with “My Friend,” their music defies genres, weaving urban lyricism with rustic melodies. This artist’s unique fusion promises an exciting exploration of sound and storytelling. For the…

  • Backstrap

    The all-conquering Backstrap (Uncle Strap, Unkle Bizzy, Unc Strapophesia, Unkwardian Backstrapiosous) is our first DJ set of this seasons Sessions! Born and raised in the fiery pits of Lewisham, Backstrap is SE-Londons resident hitmaker and DJ, known to melt up to 4 Pioneer CDJs per night. Make sure to follow his socials to catch his…

  • Yaz

    Next up for SUMsessions, we’ve got the graceful YAZ, a captivating singer based in South-East London. French born, Palestinian raised, she grew up listening to traditional Arabic and soul-stirring music, often blending both genres in her song choices and lyrics, drawing inspiration from artists such as Fairouz, Yebba, and icons of Chansons Francaises. For the…

  • Prple

    We’re proud to present our first SUMsession with London-based Soul Singer Prple. Hailing from Greenwich, SE London, Prple uses music to evoke relative thought and emotion, as her vocals glide on soulful instrumental productions.

  • Orii

    Orii

    ‘Its not all about the names, its about the work, the talent, the feeling… It’s always fun, new and innovative – It opens my mind and lets people understand the true essence of music, how it works and how it feels. Its natural, its pure.’ Every Monday evening a community of musicians get together to…

  • Jacob May

    Jacob May

    From popping up at jazz jams with his trombone to keeping the rhythm section tight with his bass guitar, multi-instrumentalist Jacob seems to be everywhere at the moment. In between showcasing his impressive array of beats and giving his best blue-steel impression, he gave us an insight into life as a musician… Introduce yourself, who…

  • The Grove

    The Grove

    Starting off in the depths of Fallowfield, Manchester, The Grove are like your typical student band apart from the fact they sound…..great? We sat down with them after a photoshoot for a brief (very brief) and insightful (only thing I learned is that they take themselves very seriously) interview   We are The Grove, a genre-fluid…

  • Lakuna

    Lakuna

    Hailing from SE London, Lakuna are a collective of musicians drawing inspirations from soul, jazz and hip-hop, all the while crafting their own unique sound. SUM sat down with lead singer Esme, lead guitarist Ben and Producer/Manger Stan (who also heads the futuristic SouthSpace Label) to hear about their new EP ‘Where We Go’. How…

  • Tuka

    Tuka

    We sat down with Tuka, a young London-born singer fresh off the release of her new EP ‘Folding’. Born to Iraqi parents with a musical background, Tuka spoke about struggling to find similar faces in the music industry and starting out as a singer whilst navigating a pandemic… My mum used to be a singer….

  • BaggE

    BaggE

    BaggE is an upcoming Neo-Soul artist from North London. Her music features a soothing, raspy voice, with soulful undertones. Her uplifting music stems from messages of self-love. She is truly an artist to watch! We sat down with BaggE for a catch-up and to discuss her music: Joelle: Hey BaggE how’ve you been? What you’ve…

  • Music / Solaa­riss

    Music / Solaa­riss

    Yo! I’m Solaariss, I’m an artist, producer, saxophonist from South London and I like to make beautiful and viby music. Trained / self taught, music school ? I was classically trained at 11 and part of an orchestra (In Harmony Lambeth) I played cello in the orchestra and sometimes still do. Once I picked up…

  • Music / Deec­vnt

    Music / Deec­vnt

    Deecvnt is an up and coming British R&B talent. He makes powerful tracks …, laced with gorgeous light falsettos dynamic vocals and warm …, crisp instrumentals. He has been gradually building up to his first planned large release, dropping gems along the way. We asked a few questions …