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Lowkey

We are delighted to announce that our next Writer on the Bloc, will be hip hop artist and political campaigner Lowkey, who will begin a three-week residency on Monday 14th September. 

Lowkey has worked with Immortal Technique, Wretch 32, Akala, Dead Prez and Outlawz. He is part of the super group Mongrel alongside members of the Arctic Monkeys, Babyshambles and Reverend and The Makers. The band released their album Better than Heavy in tandem with the Independent newspaper. His critically acclaimed music has received millions of streams on Spotify, sold over 25k albums digitally and garnered over 45 million YouTube views. His independently released album Soundtrack to the Struggle (2011) charted #6 in the UK RnB chart, #9 in the UK Indie chart, #14 in the UK Download chart and #57 in the UK Albums chart. He was included in MTV Base Best of the Best UK MCs two years in a row. Charting at #10 in 2010 and #7 in 2011. His most recent album Soundtrack to the Struggle 2 featured Noam Chomsky, Frankie Boyle and Ken Loach alongside musicians like Maverick Sabre and has been streamed millions of times. 
 

One on One Sessions
Over the course of his residency, Lowkey will be running exclusive one-to-one sessions where you'll get feedback on some of your work, discuss creative ideas and stategies and get some valuable one-to-one guidance. The 30 minute sessions begin on the 17th September, with eight sessions available each week of the residency. Click here to book and for more information

Enterprise Hub event 
Writing on the Wall are the first and only creative partner of Enterprise Hub, who can offer you free business start-up advice. As part of Writer On The Bloc, Enterprise Hub presents Lowkey in conversation about his relationship to the industry, offering you a bespoke conversation about how a professional artist has done it, supporting you to do the same. This Enterprise Hub will look at possibilities for using YouTube to promote the work of participants. Book here for 24th September, 6pm
 
More events to be announced
 
 

This has been made possible with support from The National Lottery Reaching Communities Fund, Liverpool City Region Covid-19 Emergency Funding and The Steve Morgan Foundation.