BBC HORIZONS PRESENTS
GWCCI, SKYLRK., HIP HOP CYPHER & MEDENI
THURSDAY FEBRUARY 22nd - 7.00PM - 11.00PM - CLWB IFOR BACH
The enigmatic Welsh language rap group, has had an electrifying year. They have released multiple singles, delivered exciting performances, and even created an official Rugby World Cup single. With their unique blend of genres and clever lyricism, GWCCI, pronounced Gook-ee, not Gucci, is redefining creativity in the Welsh music scene. Managed by BICA Records, they offer an unparalleled experience that should not be missed.
After an undeniable win in 2021’s Brwydr y Bandiau (the Eisteddfod battle of the bands), there is a raw ferocity in skylrk.’s Welsh language rap, is a part of the new welsh hip hop wave taking over wales. bringing a clear and distinct voice, producing songs full of energy to get crowds going wild, as well as quieter and more introspective tracks showing his rapping and poetry skills.
LARYNX ENTERTAINMENT PRESENTS:
JAZZ & HIP HOP CYPHER
Larynx Entertainment, co-owned by directors Dave Acton and Pete Rogers, is a media platform specialising in promoting Welsh urban media. They share artists' work on social media, create content such as freestyle rap videos, and organise live events for artists to perform at. Larynx was founded in 2016 as a collective of local artists in Wrexham. They gained recognition by performing at local showcases, festivals, and releasing projects under the Larynx banner.
Medeni, originally known as Ela Hughes, is a rising star in the contemporary pop scene. With a soulful and silky voice and emotive lyrics, Medeni has gained recognition and global success and “her single ‘Those Feels,’ has amassed over 40 thousand Spotify streams after featuring on BBC One's Keeping Faith.
CLWB IFOR BACH
Clwb Ifor Bach is a live music venue, nightclub and promoter situated in Cardiff city centre on Womanby Street, hosting international, local and emerging artists and has been an early platform for some of the biggest names in music today.
Since establishing in 1983, Clwb Ifor Bach has been a musical focal point in Cardiff and Wales, welcoming all musical styles and genres from all corners of the world through its doors.
There are two function rooms across the three floors of Clwb Ifor Bach, one on the top floor and a smaller room on the ground floor.