Kojey Radical

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An artist with a capital A

Kojey Radical is one seriously artistically ambidextrous individual, a man equally at home creating music, poetry, fashion or visual art. It’s as a rapper/spoken-word artist that the 25-year-old Londoner is making the biggest waves, whether doing shows across the world or having his recent single If Only on heavy rotation on the BBC 6Music airwaves. Kojey’s gruff voice articulating the fast-shifting and fundamental changes being made to his home turf of the East End, but he’s cautious about being seen as a spokesman for the disaffected of his native city. “I’m waiting for a day when the idea of speaking out and being opinionated is the norm,” he told The Guardian. “That’s when being a voice of a generation means something, otherwise I’m just a voice IN a generation.” He might be the man of the moment, but Kojey Radical is also the man of the future.

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