The BBC Radio 1 & 1Xtra Playlists: 15th November 2019
BBC Radio 1: Hak Baker - Babylon
The wonderful Hak Baker is now on Radio 1's playlist! Make sure to tune into the network all week to hear his track 'Babylon'.
Supported by: Jess and the team at BBC Music Introducing in London.
Essential: Hak Baker is a singer and songwriter from Isle Of Dogs, East London, who has been championed by Introducing in London since 2016. Hak has had an incredible journey so far - having performed on Later… with Jools Holland, toured with Slowthai, and having released his critically acclaimed 'Babylon' EP last month. Hak's music reflects on London life, in his cockney, folk-driven manner, and he takes influence from Bob Marley, Damien Marley and Terry Callier.
BBC 1Xtra: Johnny - Grinder
The talented Johnny is on the legendary 1Xtra playlist! Tune in to Nick, Nadia, Dotty, Twin and Yasmin all week to hear 'Grinder'.
Supported by: Jess and the crew at BBC Music Introducing in London.
Style: UK rap.
Essential: Johnny is an emerging rapper from East London who has been supported by Introducing in London and Sian Anderson on 1Xtra. Raised in Bow, Johnny grew up seeing Dizzee Rascal, Wiley and Roll Deep breaking into the music scene on his door step. Johnny is behind the production of his tracks, and 'Grinder' is a certified banger. Listen to it above.