WE PLUG GOOD MUSIC
 
presents

ONE MIC UK... Bringing In The Summer 2012

"Showcasing the VERY BEST New & Emerging Music the UK has to Offer"

7pm-11pm Sunday May 20th 2012

@

QUEEN OF HOXTON
1 - 5 Curtain Road, Shoreditch
London 
EC2A 3JX

Nearest Train Stations: 
OLD STREET (Underground) x LIVERPOOL STREET (Underground) x SHOREDITCH HIGH STREET (Overground)


MUSIC POLICY
Live Music - Hip-Hop, R&B, Soul, Folk, Pop, Alternative

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We Plug GOOD Music presents ONE MIC UK... Bringing In The Summer 2012! Kicking off our Summer series of Live Music Gigs to showcase the very Best of New & Emerging UK music, this event will feature LIVE MUSIC from D. WALKER, RAX, AINA MORE, EGO ELLA MAY, ADENIKE and CAMERON JAY. Taking place on Sunday, MAY 20 - this night is gonna be an exceptional night of GOOD LIVE Music from some of the very best new & emerging UK talent! Bring in the British Summer with Good MUSIC, Good PEOPLE & Good VIBES!
 
 
PERFORMERS
 
D. WALKER
 
With a combination of midnight Soul, a hint of smooth R&B and velvet-laced vocals woven in lush harmonies, fast-rising British Singer/Songwriter D. WALKER not only seduces your senses, he commands your full attention with his music and performances! Re-emerging in 2012 with his brilliant new single titled "Beyonce Songs" in a time where British R&B music seems to be floundering, D. Walker is making an excellent case for being the real deal and one bright future of R&B/Soul music in this country. The recently released music video for "Beyonce Songs" has quickly been placed on rotation by KISS TV, Smash Hits, 4 Music and The BOX among others while being supported by the likes of Huffington Post, Jumpoff TV and Grime Daily. Catch D. Walker perform his new single and more at One Mic UK 

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RAX

RAX is a 21-year old UK Hip-Hop/Grime artist who has steadily been creating a huge buzz for himself on the urban scene with the success of his latest opus, The Black Crook Project which has seen him release a new music video every two weeks for six month since October last year. The excellently ambitious project has garnered over 200,000 Youtube views, massive support from UK tastemaker blogs such as SoulCulture, Hip-Hop Chronicle UK and SB.TV as well as massive radio airplay from Charlie Sloth on BBC 1Xtra. Next up for RAX is a performance that is NOT to be missed at One Mic UK and a hugely anticipated mixtape The Pick Pocket which drops a day after the show.

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AINA MORE
 
Introducing British born Nigerian female Hip-Hop artist and lyricist AINA MORE. Drawing her influences from the likes of Fela Anikulapo Kuti, Louis Armstrong, Frank Ocean and Sound Sultan, Aina More began writing poetry and peforming at the age of 12 and soon after, added drama and theatre to her repertoire. In 2009, she joined Performance Arts group Silhouettez In The Dark and having performed extensively across the UK and in Nigeria with her group, Aina More re-emerged late last year as a solo Hip-Hop artist with her stellar debut EP titled Back To Life which featured an excellent collaboration with Afrikan Boy among other gems. Aina is now gearing up for the release of her debut single due out this Summer but not before she blesses the One Mic UK stage with her first solo performance.

 

Emerging London Singer/Songwriter, self-taught musician and producer EGO ELLA MAY will also blessing the One Mic UK stage in May. Aged only 19 years old, Ego Ella May has already been tipped by British Soul legend OMAR as "One to Watch" and after listening to her excellent songs, we can see exactly why. Taking inspiration from Indie, Neo-Soul and Jazz music, Ego Ella May - with her distinctly graceful vocals, beautiful harmonies to die for and a compellingly atmospheric musical milieu - comes with a certain "Je Ne Sais Quoi" that is not only undeniable but also welcoming and captivating.
 
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Introducing fast-rising British Singer/Songwriter ADENIKE with sultry soft tones, a unique writing style and purple hair that make her not only unmissable but also definitely one to watch out for in the UK's emerging music landscape. Bursting unto the scene with an amazing debut single titled "YES" which features UK rapper IKES, Adenike has been receiving major radio airplay and support from Choice FM and Jazz Radio (France). A brilliant appearance on SB.TV's latest A64 series has also gone a long way to boost the stocks of this young Londoner who counts Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday and Sarah Vaughan as among her musical influences. We are blessed to have her at One Mic UK for 'Bringing In The Summer 2012'.
 
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Also introducing emerging R&B/Pop singer and songwriter CAMERON JAY who hails from Aberdeen. Literally fighting hard to be where she is right now, in music and in life, after battling and beating liver cancer at the tender age of 10, the 22-year old Scottish Singer/Songwriter has supported UK veteran artist/producer Donaeo on tour in Aberdeen and recently performed at London's Kilburn Festival upon relocating to England. Cameron Jay - who has also been selected to perform at the Opening Ceremony of the London Olympics 2012 taking place in July - will be performing a special acoustic set at One Mic UK and we are especially pleased to have her bless our stage...

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Plus the much-requested OPEN MIC segment returns to One Mic UK. This is your chance to IMPRESS us & SHINE in front of our well seasoned audience. All you have to do is show up early at the venue to get a slot. These are limited!
 
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ONE MIC UK... Bringing In The Summer is on Sunday, MAY 20! BE THERE!!!

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**ONE MIC simply boasts the premier avenue for new and upcoming performers to take a stage and do what they love in front of a wide range of audiences that may OR may NOT have heard their material BUT will definitely appreciate the ART** 
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HOSTS
Carol Ohemaa (Nappy Nubian Poet)
Lorenzo (UK Swagger)
 
RESIDENT DJ
DJ ISYSS

£5 ALL NIGHT ON GUEST LIST (MOTD)
 
£3 ALL NIGHT FOR STUDENTS WITH VALID NUS CARD

FOR GUESTLIST...
PLEASE EMAIL YOUR NAMES to guestlist@onemicuk.com
OR TEXT YOUR NAMES to 07595947107

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