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Fresh Focus: Ray BLK

Wait till you hear her voice...

4 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW…

1) Ray BLK (real name Rita Ekwere)  is a 23 year old singer-songwriter, Born in Nigeria, and raised in Catford, London

2) She got her stage name by taking,’Ray’ from her last name, and BLK stands for Building, Living, Knowing

3) She topped BBC’s Sound of 2017 list

4) She has collaborated with the likes of Stormzy and Gorillaz

 

HER SOUND…

Velvety, old school R&B with a raw soulful tone.

 

NOW LISTEN TO THIS…

 

Here’s what she had to say…

 

WHAT THEY SAID…

“She’s retained the genre’s forthright attitude – combining smart, literate lyrics with gorgeous R&B melodies” – BBC

“Some artists have that magic about them” – Radio 1 DJ Huw Stephens (On Ray BLK)

“Ray BLK strides on stage like a lioness, every inch the finished article” – The Guardian

GIGGIN’ IT WHERE?

Friday 14th July 2017 – Lovebox – Friday Day Ticket, London 

Thursday 18th May 2017 – The Great Escape, Brighton

Thursday 3rd- 6th August 2017 – Wilderness Festival, Oxfordshire

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