Akil / Louis Logic / Diversion Tactics – Sunday 10th October @ The Boileroom
Tickets are £8.00
Who is Akil the mc? When asked this question one would expect a simple answer. Truly an artist at heart. Mc, Producer, Song writer, Actor, Photographer, Model, Live Show Coordinator, Hip hop scholar, Break dancer, Entrepreneur, and Entertainment Consultant. Hailing from the west coast, 1 of the mc’s from the infamous hip hop group Jurassic 5. Branding their name in the hip-hop history books, Jurassic 5 was picked up by Interscope in 1999 re-releasing the J5 Ep Known for their old school flavorful harmony and uplifting lyrical content, which Akil played a big part in building. Songwriting being one of his strong points Akil has penned many of the infamous songs noted by Jurassic 5, Concrete school yard (Top 35 single) Quality Control,Thin Line, featuring Nelly Furtado and many other favourites.
Besides lending his expertise in penmen ship, Akil also added his talent as a producer to help create the Jurassic 5 formula. This formula opened doors for Jurassic 5 to travel worldwide planting seeds for hip hop culture. With the current state of Jurassic 5 taking a vacation Akil has perused a solo career. Releasing his mixtape collection of expressions and now about to drop his debut solo album Soundcheck.