For the past 23rd, MOBO has been dedicated to providing a platform for exceptional British talent. Through the MOBO Awards, we've witnessed and celebrated the success of artists like Stormzy, Rita Ora, Craig David, Lady Leshurr, Krept and Konan, whilst supporting and elevating new and exceptional talent through the MOBO Unsung programme.
MOBO Unsung is one of the country's strongest annual talent competitions for unsigned artists producing original work. A nationwide search for exceptional unsigned talent has resulted in 11 finalists, known as the MOBO Unsung Class of 2018 who then go on to entera year long artist development programme of industry and production workshops and guidance. MOBO Unsung aims to motivate and elevate emerging talent by providing priceless opportunities which can significantly contribute to their personal and creative development, whilst improving their understanding of the music industry.
MOBO Unsung 2019 Top 3;
Fred Fredas: South London Artist. Fred Fredas is an astute and observant story teller who harnesses the immediacy of grime with the undeniable sheed of modern hip-hop. His masterful, poetic flow and hard hitting lyrics, mixed with a clear love for soulful instruments, proviking thought-provoking endless playable music.
Ike Chuks; British-born Afrobeats artist, dancer and actor. Ike Chuks is making a name for himself within the industry. From releasing his first Afrobeats single in december 2015 to winning IARA's Award for "Best UK Afrobeat Artist" in 2017, Ike has been rising fast on the music scene. Ike incorporates his native tongue, Igbo, into his music in a way that makes the listener want to learn more about him and his culture.
Graft: Hailing from Leeds, Graft describes the music he produces as "very versatile, ranging from grime, rap and hip-hop to R&B and SOCA. Graft has been performing music for the and a half years, and has been fortunate enought to achieve many memorable achievements, including racking up over 90 thousand online views for his music videos for track "Man Like".
The MOBO Unsung 2019 Showcase will see performances from the 2018 Alumni, as well as announcing the winner of the 2018 competition.
For the past 23rd, MOBO has been dedicated to providing a platform for exceptional British talent. Through the MOBO Awards, we've witnessed and celebrated the success of ...