Clwb Ifor Bach (Isaf / Downstairs)
Brixton-born Jelani Blackman has steadily emerged as one of London’s most rousing voices. Baring his soul through his music, impassioned Jelani covers topics such as social disparity, race relations in Britain and self-reflection and identity. Widely known for his bassy vocals and eclectic style, Jelani blends a range of sounds that reflect Black music in Britain such as jungle, soul, grime and R&B. Having recently achieved the title of BBC Radio 1’s Future Sounds Hottest Record for his single Comfy, it’s clear that people are ready to hear what talented Jelani Blackman has to say.