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Gosford Street Car Park Gosford Street, Coventry, CV1 5ED
Sat 14 Aug 2021 @ 18.00
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CVX x Onewave

Sat 14 Aug 2021 @ 18.00
Gosford Street Car Park
Gosford Street, Coventry, CV1 5ED Show on map
Duration: From 6pm-9pm Curfew 10pm
FREE

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Under 16's should be accompanied by an adult throughout the festival.

CVX x ONEWAVE is recommended for ages 14+.

Parental Advisory: Please be aware the CVX x ONEWAVE event will include explicit language and content.

An outstanding line-up of emerging and highly-respected Hip-Hop and Grime artists from Coventry and across the UK curated by OneWave and JAY1. 

This event will be presented by JAY1 and MC'd by MJ.

The latest artists announced include Reck Tally, Spender, Taifunds & Deniro5ive, Junior NRB, Dammz & Icey Stanley in addition to first-round lineup performers Temz & DJ MJ.

Additional acts to be announced Ants XI, DeeLayDEE present Deam Team, Unique James, Whizzy. 

Watch the livestream from 6.30pm

About the Artists

Temz

The Leeds rap scene is quickly burgeoning and it’s artists like Temz at the forefront of this movement. Delivering hard-hitting, defiant lyrics combined with his bold, addictive hooks Temz epitomises the level of talent hidden in the UK’s often forgotten rap scene up North.

The Congolese MC has always had a keen, excitable interest in music, curating bars from the space of his bedroom and with peers in and outside of school. Renowned for his crude Leeds accent and raw, authentic lyrics, Temz was voted “Best Upcoming Artist” at the Yorkshire Entertainment Awards & has since received cosigns from the likes of Tinie Tempah founded record label, Disturbing London and has been quoted by Link Up TV as a ‘Pillar of the rap scene up North’.

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DJ MJ

DJ MJ is an upcoming Urban DJ based in the UK (Midlands).

From the first time he touched a pair of deck’s at the age of 15 he has been honing his skills since. Born in 1996 and securing his first large scale private bookings at the age of 16 and securing a club residency in his local city at the young age of 17. His first and current job has never changed… DJ 

Although mainly specialising in the RnB and Hip Hop scene, MJ has shown that his unique fast yet smooth mixes and tight transitions are the way forward in order to keep the crowd hyped all night, but don’t be mistaken into thinking he only succeeds in one genre! MJ has proved time in and time out that he is more than capable of performing to a high standard across all genres he chooses to attack! From House all the way to Bashment his blends and cuts class him as "A true urban all-rounder!' 

Currently working on expanding his fanbase he has amassed a following of 100k across his social accounts & has worked closely with artists such as JAY1, KSI, & S1MBA just to name a few. 

You’ll find MJ at the centre of many parties in the country & abroad ensuring every night he’s performing at is a night to remember.

“Young with the skills of a veteran, one to watch for the future” 

Follow MJ on Instagram for more info @TheDJMJ

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Spender

Spender is a growing emcee from Coventry of Congolese origins. Since the latter part of 2020, he's been bringing his lifelong passion for music to the next stage with back-to-back releases of story-telling skill, thought-provoking bars, and overall artistry of the highest calibre.

It all began several years ago with studio sessions as a 14-year-old, honing his craft and stockpiling a range of unreleased songs in a variety of styles.

Since then, Spender has maintained a steady pace with the release of “Wiley”, which demonstrates his lyrical talent over a melodic tempo, allowing his wordplay to take centre stage.

Hot on the heels of "Wiley", Spender, 21, recently debuted his brand new single "Errands" on the Link Up TV platform. Rapidly accumulating views, this track is overflowing with undeniable energy,  Spender layering cold bars and fire-ball adlibs throughout.

He is narrating his journey. The victories and defeats. Possessing self-confidence and a do-it-yourself attitude.

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Reckz

Rapper who goes by the name Reckz, from South East London.

Reckz started rapping in 2013 on RapCityTV and racked up over 100K views over 3 videos before the channel was hacked and deleted.

He later reappeared again in 2016 and released 4 singles/videos on PacmanTV and have a collaboration on GRM Daily which resulted in his first 100K views on a single video.

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Junior NRB

Junior NRB is a 20-year-old, born and raised in Coventry with Jamaican, Spanish and English heritage.

He's been recording music since 2018 and had signed a deal with Sony music.

He's now an independent artist, getting inspiration and influence from listening to mainly US rap with a mix of some UK rap artists also.

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Dammz

Dammz is a 15-year-old artist from Coventry.

He's been creating his own music for just over 2 years, approaching his third year as an artists.

Originally, he admits he never initially wanted to be an artist but was good at making music, he could play instruments and make his own songs. He just loved music in general and his friends told him to go to the studio and start producing his own songs. He's been working on this for a number of years, with his passion and experience growing he feels he has improved massively in different areas of production.

Now is his time. He knows he has what it takes to make it big in the music industry. His catchy, relatable music appeals to older and younger generations, feeling inspired by this Dammz is keen to ensure he, along with others of his generation has an opportunity to make it in the industry, as they shape their future. But this requires the right people, the right talent and the right time. Dammz recognises he is lucky for all he has achieved to date and for the team around him. 

A local Coventrian, Dammz brings an upbeat 'hard to get out of your head' style. His local connections have formed a tight-knit community where everyone knows one another and support each other. 

Influences include Fetty Wap, for his ability to switch it up between rap and singing along with Lil Baby, whose roots and history are an inspiration for Dammz.

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Icey Stanley

Icey Stanley is an English Zimbabwean rapper, singer and songwriter, who established his roots within Coventry's music scene.

Icey began his work in the music industry as a songwriter and has attracted over 1 million views on YouTube and over half a million streams on Spotify to date. He's worked with a range of emerging and established artists-producing, mixing and mastering music - which led him to opening his own recording studio 'StudioX' in 2020.

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Also to be announced

Ants XI, DeeLayDEE present Deam Team, Unique James, Whizzy.

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