Official Nominees Videos
Asim - The Poet
"Asim the Poet is a spoken word artist, motivational speaker and soon to be author from Leicester, delivering hard-hitting stories with an aim to present hope and spread positivity through his words. Asim uses spoken words to express emotions and as a way to convey powerful messages to help, inspire and motivates others."
EMY.P - Spoken Word artist, poetry slam champion and Musician born and raised in Essex. On a personal mission to raise awareness and de stigmatize the negative viewpoints surrounding mental health and ADHD in adults, EMY’s honest writing approach and dark humour delves into the minds of everyday people as well as her own wired brain. Describing herself as “Passionate, Chaotic and Scruffy” EMY’s relatable stories and electric performance are proving to be very popular on the UK Spoken word scene.
25 year old flo poet and a sayer of the things, Woodzy. From being on Tim Westwood tv and channel aka to moving more into the spoken word scene and reaching just under a million views on his 90s baby piece. Woodzy is looking to captivate audiences with his word play and relatable poems. He currently has a poem in the Tower of London, which is accessible on the tour. His ep “Happy Place” is set for release soon. In the meantime he is currently doing shows all over London and working under the floacist as a Flo poet
Simon J Keenan
Simon J. Keenan is a writer, poet and health & wellbeing practitioner. His work often focuses on mental health, invisible illnesses, personal growth and social/political issues. Drawing inspiration from personal experiences and revelling in the things that challenge him, Simon is honest, vulnerable and optimistic in his approach when word weaving his way through stories. Enthralling audiences with his abstract thoughts, conversational style and use of rhyme and wordplay, Simon perfectly captures a commentary of the ups and downs of life; usually with geeky comic, manga or film references to shake things up a little. He has performed at the likes of ‘What You Saying?’, ‘Mind Over Matter’, ‘Chocolate Poetry Club’ and ‘Mole Valley Arts Alive Festival’ and is currently working on a series of short stories. Raw, reflective and meditative, Simon J. Keenan is a change maker with insight and integrity.
Thundizzle, producer rapper from London UK. Started producing beats and writing raps from the early age of 14. From the age of 16 he pursued a career in dance while still producing music for his dance groups. After becoming a semi pro Street dancer for 10 years, he went back to his roots and started writing and producing music again. Thundizzle has produced music for many UK celebrities like Twist and Pulse, Man Dem On The Wall and more. The first project released was "Tag" a joint mixtape with rapper/songwriter Su-real in 2015, Releasing "Nubian Queen" a track that received great praise and plays by DJ Timeless from On Top FM. In 2016 the Thunderated EP was released, Produced and mixed by Thundizzle. The last track on the EP "Video Games" received over 13k views on Facebook and gained himself more followers and fans. In 2017 "Grind Over Matter“ mixtape was released on multiple platforms with 18 tracks. The song "Jammy" off the mixtape was featured on Wu Invasion: Australian edition 2 mixed and hosted by Wu Tang legends GZA and DJ Symphony. "The Starter Pack" is a project of unreleased fan favourites from soundcloud tracks, features and videos. Alpha-BLU is a trio formed by Thundizzle with his closest friends Su-Real and K Realz, "Give It What You Got" the first track released by the group generated a lot of love and got people interested on what Alpha can bring to the music game, followed by their first video "LDN" which was released on Spiff TV. Producing for himself, Alpha—BLU and other artists like Dee Lush, Firefly, Ayez (c1z) plus more, Thundizzle aims to bring a new sound to the streets, clubs and radio and has been labelled a "lyrical genius" from music professionals