Shadey is a multi-faceted entertainer, with a story and art style of formidable depth. The complexities of his mind were shaped in the streets of South London, Croydon, where the artist would be exposed to a life of violence, injustice, and criminal exploitation. These unfortunate themes would wrestle with his Nigerian-Christian childhood roots, naturally creating a conflict of interest at a very early age. A journey of trauma, healing, self-discovery and purpose will place our Still Shadey at centre stage, weaponising the microphone as his source of expression.
NUMBERS DON'T LIE...
With millions of streams generated and sold out venues achieved, Shadey's drive and success as an independent artist is undeniable. Hit single 'Heaven' (Summer 2020) saw massive heights, accumulating over half a million streams in months of the release. Croydon's hidden gem has gone on to acclaim further accolades: from charting number 7 in Hip Hop Charts with 'Heaven' (Drill Remix), Number 2 in iTunes 'World' charts with Afro-beat single 'Blessings', to national radio recognition across BBC, Kiss FM, and Capital 1xtra. Outside of music accomplishments, the Rapper is well known for his constant work within the community, recently partnering with National Charity St Giles Trust to join the fight against County Lines and Gang exploitation. The Artist visits schools and youth prisons in aim to break the common misconceptions championed in the UK Rap world.
HOW TO KILL A CATERPILLAR (LP)
OUT SEPTEMBER 17TH
With a similar title theme to Kendrick Lamar’s ‘How to pimp a butterfly’, Still Shadey excites fans with NEW 8-track LP, 'How to kill a Caterpillar'.
HTKAC explores themes of trauma, faith, family and healing, narrated in a children storybook-style. “I want people to learn from pain” the rapper explains, “I want them to understand that change is possible”.