Headliner Spaces presents:
SoundOn Presents | MOBO Unsung Special
Ayo Beatz + Shack Santima + NeONE the Wonderer + Melica + Bea Anderson + Kaniva
Entry Requirements: 16+
Five of the ten rising stars, part of the MOBOs UnSung Class of 2023, are coming to The Pioneer Club with a special guest performance from Ayo Beatz...
Having worked with the likes of Young M.A, Russ Millions, Wes Nelson, KSI, Idris Elba, Chip, and Fredo to name a few, acclaimed producer and rapper Ayo Beatz is one of the hardest working talents in the UK black music scene. To say that he's a rising star would be an understatement. Ayo Beatz is defining the sound of today with a ridiculous live show and huge energy. You can't miss out on him.
MOBO UnSung is one of the country’s strongest annual talent competitions for unsigned artists producing original work. SoundOn, TikTok's all-in-one platform for music creators, are bringing them to St Albans where you can watch the big names of tomorrow, today.
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The Pioneer Club is a long standing 400 person capacity music venue in St Albans. Established in 1941, it has seen the likes of The Zombies, Bring Me The Horizon, Enter Shikari, Trash Boat, DJ Hype, Judge Jules, Declan McKenna, Motorhead, Don Broco, Example and Friendly Fires perform over the years. It has a fully stocked bar in The Suet Yard with drinks from Signature Brew on tap. Enter Shikari and Headliner Group have invested in a rejuvenation of the venue brining the quality of production and live shows up to a standard not seen in any venue nearby. It's a special place for music and the community.
Having worked with the likes of Young M.A, Russ Millions, Wes Nelson, KSI, Idris Elba, Chip, and Fredo to name a few, acclaimed producer and rapper Ayo Beatz is one of the hardest working talents in the UK black music scene.
Mechac Santima-Loboko, also known as Shack Santima, is an upcoming gospel artist. Hailing from South East London, Shack draws inspiration from his life, his journey, from reading the Bible to hearing sermons and his personal experiences with friends, family, trials and tribulations, pain, trauma, and blessings all stemming from his personal relationship and faith in God.
Hailing from Wolverhampton, NEONE The Wonderer is a dream wanderer, dedicated to self-exploration through an electric fusion of musical genres. He challenges your perception of normality, traversing through dreams, nightmares, myth, and reality.
Melica, who came to the UK at just age 6 from the tiny island of St. Lucia, boasts a signature Pop/R&B sonance, yet her versatility as an artist shines brightly through her ability to tap into a cocktail of other sounds. Melica's musical scope ranges from up-tempo and tropical, island infused styles stemming from her Caribbean roots, to moody R&B vibes that showcase her rich vocals and slightly softer edge. Her musical influences range from Beyonce, Aaliyah, Rihanna and Sza to name a few.
Hailing from London, singer and songwriter Bea Anderson has quickly gained traction as she combines effortless melodies and soulful lyrics with a timeless approach to songwriting. Drawing influence from artists such as Destiny’s Child, Lauryn Hill and Jazmine Sullivan, Bea’s sound is fresh, uncompromising and a welcome addition to the UK R&B scene.
South London’s Kaniva has been gaining momentum, with his hard-hitting punchlines, audacious attitude & ability to paint a vivid image with his storytelling in regards to issues with homelessness & mental health. Having released a string of incredible projects and shared the stage with French Montana and Snoop Dogg, Kaniva is destined for greatness.