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Ten Years of Akala

Wednesday 30th November / presented by Caitlin Nienaber

Akala is most well-known as a MOBO award-winning UK hip-hop artist but he’s also a poet, writer, educator and Shakespeare nut.

You might also know him as the brother of fellow hip-hop artist Ms. Dynamite who won the Mercury Music Prize for her album A Little Deeper in 2002.

For more than a decade, Akala has been making his own music and working tirelessly as an outspoken social justice campaigner.

Caitlin Nienaber spoke to him on the eve of his 10 Years of Akala tour and asked him what he learned from watching his sister’s experiences in the music industry.

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