HOME | SUBMIT NEWS | RSS | ABOUT US | CONTACT
follow um2n on

Subscribe to UM2N Free Newsletter

Search UM2N Music News

MusicDish Advertising Network

Radio 1 Extra Already Spotted Emma Blakk’s Fresh Raw Singer-Songwriter Talent
February 12, 2014

Email: sophiesweatman@matchboxrecordings.co.uk
Url: http://www.matchboxrecordings.co.uk

Since the age of 12, Emma Blakk has been finding ways to sing in front of an audience, which makes the strong support she has already received from the likes of CJ Beatz on Radio 1 Xtra hardly surprising.

COVERED

She has covered songs by Jason Derulo and Prince, which can be seen on Youtube alongside the official video for Divided We Fall, the second track on Council Block Dreamer EP.

New fans must join the queue behind SBTV, Link Up TV, Urban Development and Soul Culture. Emma Blakk has put on shows at London’s grittiest live venues including Milly’s World in Camden, plus she has showcased at monthly night

WEEKLY LIVE

Knew Knowledge, run by Warner A & R Ryan Farley and CJ Beatz. A weekly live music night in Shoreditch, Music is My Drug also boasts Blakk’s performances.

Written entirely by Blakk herself, Council Block Dreamer is a collection of songs detailing her life and career thus far. With production primarily from Jordan Crisp (and additional production from OD Hunte & Lockz) the pair spent much of their time establishing a unique working relationship likened to those of Emeli Sandé & Naughty Boy and Ellie Goulding & Starsmith.

DETERMINATION

After her parents split up, Emma’s mother took her from the estate in Leyton to be raised in Bolton, but the struggles of the east end provided Emma with her determination to change her circumstances by moving back to her roots to act out her musical dreams.

Drawing on her abilities in lyric and melody, Emma eschews the trend for tough female emcees in the urban underground scene to create songs that deal with her life so far.

EVERYDAY BATTLES

She is unafraid of the dark side and details everyday battles with raw emotion in her lyrics, balanced with her lighter and fun side. Listeners are invited to relate to all Emma’s ups and downs through the honesty in her songwriting.

Last year, Emma let her presence as an artist felt when she performed a freestyle entitled ‘Breakdown,’ produced by Davinche, in which she unravels her struggles, melodically venting over knife sharp strings and a dub-esque bassline.

back

Print This News


Featured News

Rap Goddess" Throne with Eminem's "My Name Is" Video Remake

New Mp3 + Song: BOY/FRIEND "Perfectly" VICE Noisey) Syncs "Theme Song" to Joey Lawrence Music Video

SKREMZ - "THE MIND"

Get your urban music news featured on UM2N


Latest Headlines
R&B Sensation Shyann Selected To Perform On The BET Rap-It-Up Campaign 18-year-old Tampa Bay Native Shyann Has Been Handpicked To Perform On The Nationally Televised BET Rap-It-Up Campaign.
Soulful Nerd Kenny Wesley Set To Pass Out Taffy To All Funk Lovers “Taffy” From Alt-funk And Soul Vocalist Kenny Wesley Is Set To Appear On WiFi PR Group’s Compilation, Indie Anthems Vol. 5, And Could Be An Instant Hit With Music Fans And Tastemakers.
Chink Lives Releases Debut LP 'And Let Die Vol. 1' The Rapper Known As Chink Lives Has Released His Latest Full-length Mixtape, “And Let Die Vol. 1.”
Alternative Hip Hop Label WinCamp Music Group Releases Debut Album WinCamp Music Releases 337 Tapes International Edition
The Vandal Releases New Single 'I Make It Hot' The Singer And Songwriter Known As The Vandal Has Released His New Official Single Track, “I Make It Hot.”
MusicDishTV Urban Channel

Home | Submit News | PR Writing | RSS | Mi2N | MusicDish e-Journal | MusicDish Network | MusicDishTV | facebook | twitter | YouTube


Copyright © 1997-2014 MusicDish LLC, all rights reserved. Text, graphics, and HTML code are protected by US and International Copyright Laws, and may not be copied, reprinted, published, translated, hosted, or otherwise distributed by any means without explicit permission.
Connect with MusicDish on
MusicDish Network Advertising