Singer/songwriter from Pretoria, Adelle Nqeto began her music career as one half of the duo Flint, meet Spark, which was seen playing major South African national festivals (Oppikoppi, Rocking the Daisies, Splashy Fen) between 2012-2015. In 2013, Adelle crossed paths with Jeremy Loops, who featured her on his album ‘Trading Change’, on his track titled “Lonesome & Blue” which was released in 2014. In 2015, she decided to take a leap and start a solo project. She’s since played many South African venues and festivals including Mieliepop, Splashy Fen, Lush as well as Oppikoppi festivals in 2016 and 2017, as well as opening for Matthew Mole for his sophomore album in Johannesburg, 2016. Her first single “Make Something Beautiful” was released in October that same year, with her debut EP titled “Lights” released on the 31 March, 2017.
“ I like to think of my music as a cocktail, just like me -and like the only thing I like to drink *laughs*-. A cocktail of different flavours like my ethnical mix”.
Born of a Caribbean father and Afro-European mother, she was raised amongst many cultures and has travelled the world in the footsteps of her horse acrobat father and world-known singing mother. Since moving to Berlin in 2017 and beginning her career, she has already performed in a variety of venues in Berlin, Germany, at the City Festival of Culture in Brussels, Belgium , the Sun Festival in Marrakesh, Morocco, and at Skybar in Accra, Ghana (alongside Grammy nominated Singer Omar), with more on the way. The young artist has been teasing her EP for several months, which was originally planned for January 2018 and titled “The Girl With The Red Hair”, however the official release was only announced a few weeks ago after she decided to work as an independent artist.
Nana D’Artist is a Berlin-based creative writer, who was born and raised in Ghana. He started writing around 2003. Nana's poems are inspired by the fluidity of music, personal fantasies and socio-policital experiences around him and his environment.
His poetry is conscious, sincere and tinged with an afrocentric imagery, giving an unique sound to it's metaphorical delivery.