The BBC Radio 1 & 1Xtra Playlists: 3rd May 2019
BBC Radio 1: Arlo Parks - Cola
London's Arlo Parks is now on Radio 1's playlist! Make sure to tune in to the network all week to hear her track 'Cola'.
Supported by: The queen Jess at BBC Music Introducing in London.
Style: Poetic soul.
Essential: Arlo Parks is an 18 year old poet and singer from South West London who has been championed by Introducing in London since 2017. ‘Cola’ is Arlo's debut single which is out now, and she says her music is influenced by Portishead, Loyle Caner, Jimi Hendrix and The Cure. You can catch Arlo performing on the Introducing stage at Glastonbury this year, and also at The Lexington at our monthly gig.
BBC 1Xtra: Kadiata - Margherita
The amazing Kadiata is on the legendary 1Xtra playlist! Tune in to Nick, Mim, Dotty, Twin and Yasmin all week to hear 'Margherita'.
Supported by: Jess Iszatt from BBC Music Introducing in London.
Style: UK rap.
Essential: Kadiata is a rapper from South London. He is influenced by Kanye West, Tame Impala, Quincy Jones, Drake, Pharrell Williams and is working on his new forthcoming EP called ‘Blind This Summer’. Kadiata is also known for his work as a producer, having worked with the likes of Miraa May, JGrrey and Che Lingo. We're excited to hear more!