For the 41st episode of #SpeakUpThursday we were joined by the North London singer/songwriter Ashaine White who broke down genre barriers with a series of brilliant singles in 2021. Her debut EP, Fairytales, is a story of striving for authenticity in her home city and available now. Ashaine will be joining our very own LMHR Collective on March 17 at Rich Mix in East London to perform some of her original music on stage. Be sure to come down for an epic night of music in celebration of UN Anti Racism Day. Tickets available here- https://ra.co/events/1493280
#SpeakUpThursday airs from Noon to 1pm GMT every other Thursday on sohoradiolondon.com then lives on mixcloud.com thereafter
Helena Star is a stand out DJ and Presenter in U.K. House and Techno. Her blending of multiple musical influences with raw energy is contagious and you appreciated accross London and internationally. On the 40th episode of #SpeakUpThursday Lois Browne sits down with her for a catch up as well as some deep chat in between some of Helena’s favourite tunes.
#SpeakUpThursday airs at Noon every other Thursday on sohoradiolondon.com and lives forever on mixcloud.com
Episode 38 of #SpeakUpThursday we were joined by Yemi Bolatiwa, an incredible singer who doesn’t appear to have any genre boundaries. With a deep passion for soul music you will may notice her pop up as a featured guest on tracks with electronic artists, DJ’s or music collectives. A friend of Love Music Hate Racism she is a key leader for the Manchester branch, the city she has called home for a little more than a decade. On this episode we talk about activism, working over the last couple of year and of course the fantastic playlist of music curated by Yemi.
#SpeakUpThursday airs every other Thursday at Noon GMT on sohoradiolondon.com