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All Hail His Majesty: King Kofi to Release New Single on 12th of May

Hot on the heels of his gig at Camden Assembly on 7th May, SEEN favourite King Kofi releases ‘Gone Fishin’, the follow up to the recent ‘Amy Told Me’. The new single is released exclusively via Soundcloud.

Recorded over the last month, the new track was produced by Earbuds who are best known for their work with the likes of Nike London, Puma, Elf Kid & The Square, Jammer BBK and Ghetts. The track is the first hint of what to expect from King Kofi’s eagerly awaited debut album, which is set for release later this year.

Although he’s only 21 years old, Kofi can, at times, pack a lifetime of pain and anguish into his lyrics and gives the listener a direct insight into what it means to be a young adolescent living in the UK right now. His influences cover a wide range of genres; it wouldn’t be uncommon when glazing over his discography to come across sounds that stem from electronica, indie music and UK grime. Yet, the London born rapper remains grounded in the aesthetic of hip-hop, somehow keeping his musical tastes apparent, but flowing together nicely.

Mentored by the producer/songwriter Semothy Jones who has worked with Wretch-32, Professor Green, Lady Sovereign, Little Boots and Boy Better Know, Kofi has been eager to share his latest work to a steadily growing fan-base which admire the rapper for being refreshingly open and relatable when it comes to his songwriting.

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Oscar Jerome Headlines at the Montague Arms London in January 2018

SEEN has been enjoying the music of South London artist Oscar Jerome, who has confirmed release details for the ‘Subdued EP’ – due out January 26, 2018 – alongside a video for the title track & lead single. This new four-track collection will follow Oscar’s 2016 self-titled debut EP, which drew praise from the likes …

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Focus Ldn at the Menier: Winter Exhibition

Tom Cox is fast becoming one of the hottest young curators on the London art scene. Often to be found sketching along the South Bank and in Brixton, the city has long been a major source of inspiration for him. Together with talented artists also living and working in London, Tom now mounts a Winter …

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The Georg Jensen Christmas Tree at the Royal Exchange

If you find yourself at the historic Royal Exchange, do be sure to pop in and have a look at the Georg Jensen Christmas Tree. It was unveiled recently by former Spice Girl and National Treasure, Emma Bunton. If you’ve never been, the Royal Exchange a luxury shopping destination in the heart of the city.

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Ajax at the Space: Ripples Spreading Outwards

It is astonishing to think that Sophocles’ famous play Ajax has as much relevance today as it did when it was first written and performed 2000 years ago. The terrible effects of war on mental health echo down the centuries in Esmond Productions’ gender-bending version, with women playing all the roles. Post-traumatic stress disorder wreaks …