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- Ghostpoet performs 'Cold Win'http://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01fpr4d.jpg2013-08-24T20:44:00ZGhostpoet performs the song 'Cold Win' in the Tree House at the Reading Festivalhttp://www.bbc.co.uk/music/artists/0c2393aa-7fe3-4314-81de-b91baf4982c6?clipfocus=p01fpr5fSelected ClipSelected ClipVideo 4 mins
Ghostpoet performs 'Cold Win'
- Ghostpoethttp://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02cdpgl.jpg2012-01-13T00:00:57ZGhostpoet explains how he got his name.http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/artists/0c2393aa-7fe3-4314-81de-b91baf4982c6?clipfocus=p00n6s7bSelected ClipSelected ClipVideo 1 min
- Ghostpoet - Interview with Steve Lamacqhttp://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02cbwp8.jpg2011-09-07T19:00:00ZSteve Lamacq speaks with Ghostpoet about his reaction when he was nominated for the Mercury Prize this year.http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/artists/0c2393aa-7fe3-4314-81de-b91baf4982c6?clipfocus=p00k9567Selected ClipSelected ClipAudio 4 mins
Ghostpoet - Interview with Steve Lamacq
- Ghostpoet - Interview with Lauren Lavernehttp://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02cbfmb.jpg2011-08-25T12:00:00ZThe Mercury-nominated Ghostpoet joined Lauren - listen to the full interview.http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/artists/0c2393aa-7fe3-4314-81de-b91baf4982c6?clipfocus=p00jwtyySelected ClipSelected ClipAudio 9 mins
Ghostpoet - Interview with Lauren Laverne
- Ghostpoet - Interview with Cerys Matthewshttp://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02cb34v.jpg2011-08-07T23:00:00ZGhostpoet joins Cerys at the Big Chill to chat and perform a poetry reading.http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/artists/0c2393aa-7fe3-4314-81de-b91baf4982c6?clipfocus=p00jp0llSelected ClipSelected ClipAudio 6 mins
Ghostpoet - Interview with Cerys Matthews
- Most Played: Ghostpoethttp://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02c9ct6.jpg2011-06-19T06:00:00ZUK MC Ghostpoet selects his favourite tracks for Nemone in Most Played.http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/artists/0c2393aa-7fe3-4314-81de-b91baf4982c6?clipfocus=p00hn2f4Selected ClipSelected ClipAudio 2 mins
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Obaro Ejimiwe (18 January 1983) is a British vocalist and musician better known by his stage name Ghostpoet.
In June 2010, Ghostpoet released his first EP The Sound of Strangers on Brownswood Recordings and was later featured in The Guardian’s "New Band of the Day".
Ghostpoet's first single "Cash & Carry Me Home" was released on 24 January 2011, followed by the debut album on 7 February 2011, Peanut Butter Blues & Melancholy Jam. His single "Survive It" was launched in Rough Trade East Record store, on London's Brick Lane on 9 May 2011.
In 2011, he supported Metronomy and Jamie Woon in their tours and performed at Glastonbury, Sónar, Latitude, Secret Garden Party and Bestival among others.
Ghostpoet was among the nominees for the 2011 Mercury Prize. The winner of the prize, PJ Harvey, was announced on 6 September 2011.
Ghostpoet's second album Some Say I So I Say Light was released on 6 May 2013. The album was preceded by the single "MSI musmiD", made available as a free download from SoundCloud in late February. Ghostpoet premiered "Meltdown", the first single taken from his second album, on Zane Lowe's BBC Radio 1 show on 20 March 2013.