George the Poet

He has a degree from King’s College, Cambridge and performed at the Albert Hall’s Elgar room as a student. George Mpanga AKA George the Poet started rapping at 15, he was the face of BBC Radio 1’s Hackney Weekend and Sky Sports F1 commissioned him to write poems for the coverage of both the 2012 Formula One and the 2013 Monaco Grand Prix and he was a runner-up for the BRITs 2015 Critics’ Choice Award. He also counts legendary rapper NAS as a fan, has been described as one of London’s leading young wordsmiths and recently added a second London date as part of his 2015 tour, oh and he’s only 23 years’ old. We’re not the only one predicting great things from this London rapper.