Born and raised in west London, Bawo is an artist of Nigerian heritage who uses his music as a vessel to reflect his upbringing and the diversity of life in his city. Drawing influence from various places, he makes imaginative and groundbreaking hip hop that incorporates a world of different sounds. Bawo is part of an exciting new generation of talent that is pushing rap into new territories, finding new connections between the different strains and sub-genres. He has been connecting the dots between grime, garage, rap and soul (plus a few other influences) in a way that feels both new and yet fundamentally west London. Through honest storytelling, Bawo taps into his reflective nature to highlight culture and life experiences.



October 20 (Fri)



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