The 100% Homegrown Download features Target's selection for 'Unsigned Track Of The Week'. Brand new black British music delivered to you for free every Sunday courtesy of BBC Radio 1Xtra.
Sun, 19 May 13
24 days remaining
Ady Suleiman is a 20 year old singer/songwriter from Nottingham. He cites Amy Winehouse, Stevie Wonder and James Blake as influences. Earlier this year he was invited into Maida Vale studios after impressing the BBC Introducing team in the East Midlands. He performed three tracks which caught the attention of MistaJam during his week of BBC Introducing specials in January 2013. Since then Ady has been building his fan base by playing up and down the country and has supported the likes of Laura Mvula, Professor Green & Michael Kiwanuka He recently returned back to the world famous Madia Vale studios to record a BBC introducing session for Mistajam for his BBC Radio 1Xtra show. The track “Why You Running Away” has received several plays on 1xtra, Radio 1 and 6 Music and he’s working on more music towards a forthcoming EP.
Sat, 11 May 13
16 days remaining
Kapital K.O is a rapper from Manchester who lends himself to numerous different styles and genres of music. He has been involved in the music scene for a number of years and is heavily respected in Manchester. He’s worked with artists such as Gfrsh, Wrigley, GT Continental and other UK artists. Kapital K.O has supported Wiz Khalifa, Giggs, Devlin and US Def Jam artist, Fabulous. One of his many achievements in his career was reaching the finals off the Mobo unsigned competition in 2006. Since then his music has been supported by the likes of DJ Target and Charlie Sloth on 1Xtra and Radio 1.
Sat, 4 May 13
9 days remaining
Manchester based MENNIS is known for his hip-hop and grime hybrid sound. He first started writing at the age of 14 but by 16 decided to take his passion to the booth This prompted the release of his first mixtape 'Badfullstop' which was very well received and was a huge success in Manchester. He’s performed on the ‘Bigga Fish’ tour, as well as the award winning music live music night All Good Music in Manchester. In 2012 he collaborated with fellow Mancunian MC RIO on the Mutant X produced “Phantom” which was supported by DJ Cameo, DJ Target and Mistajam “Do Or Die” is taken from MENNIS’ Pray For Me mixtape.
Sun, 28 Apr 13
3 days remaining
Charles Hazell AKA Sktechman is known as a grime and dubstep artist, from Sutton, South London. He is 24 years old. He has been building himself as an artist over the last 7 years. He was previously been selected for the 1Xtra homegrown podcast, he was also involved with the BBC Introducing Masterclass at Maida Vale. He is currently in the process of making a new album. This will be entitled ‘Nothing is Enough’ documenting his story, the struggles and triumphs in the life of an aspiring musician, in his own words with no outside influences. His latest project ‘Breakdown’ with over 40 unreleased tracks, remixes and radio snippets and features many guests. It’s also a Free Download.
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