6 Music Live at Maida Vale Roots Manuva with The Invisible, Roots Manuva with The Invisible

Sunday 10 February - with Huey Morgan, 1-4pm

Rodney Hylton Smith (born 1972), better known by his stage name Roots Manuva, is a British rapper from Stockwell, South London. He is currently signed to Big Dada.

The Invisible are an English band based in London, United Kingdom and fronted by the singer and guitarist Dave Okumu. The band formed as Okumu's solo project but quickly developed into a full fledged band with friends Tom Herbert (bass & synthesizer) and Leo Taylor (drums). Their self-titled debut album, released on 9 March 2009, was nominated for the Mercury Prize and selected as critics choice for iTunes album of the year.

Set List on Maida Vale 3 on 10 Feb 2013 at BBC Maida Vale Studios, London

  • Natural
  • Banana Skank
  • Boneheaded
  • First Growth
  • Generational
  • Jah Warriors
10 Feb 2013
BBC Maida Vale Studios, London
Maida Vale 3

Delaware Road, W9 2LG

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