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Davina Merchant – A&R Manager, Downtown Music

Starting her career as an enthusiastic entertainment journalist, Davina was passionate about breaking more stories to champion those behind the music. Her exceptional ambition meant that pursuing a career in…

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Sharlotte Ritchie – Director Global Communications, Universal Music Group

After graduating with a First in Music Management Branding & Promotion (BA Hons) from Bucks New University, Sharlotte started her career in communications at Viacom International Media Networks (now ViacomCBS),…

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Jasmine Dotiwala – Multimedia journalist, broadcaster and inclusion leader

Jasmine Dotiwala has over 25 years of experience as a Head of department, manager, broadcaster, producer, director and columnist at brands like Netflix UK, Media Trust, Channel 4 News, MTV…

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Gaika – Artist

Immigrant son gangster magnetic poet profit prophetic can you see the tomorrow’s world stand firm before you run out of road run out of breath or run out of hope…

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Raj Kathwadia – Music Writer

Full time father, part time instant noodle connoisseur, Rajveer Kathwadia has been a writer since joining RWDmag’s editorial team in 2005. Originally only meant to complete a three-month work experience…

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Janaya Cowie – Label Manager

Janaya Cowie has privately worked alongside her brother, Wiley, since their teenage years. A consistent presence when it comes to handling business, Janaya has been bearing witness to the grime…

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Hattie Collins – Journalist & Author

Hattie Collins is an award-winning journalist and a published author with over 17 years of experience in the music industry. Starting as a freelancer in 2003, Hattie is currently Editorial Consultant at Apple Music…

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Poet – Unprofessional Poet

Poet is a creative who has worked with the scene or culture for over 10 years.  Introducing himself within the Grime era he then went on to make several transitions…

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Ella-Bonai Gordon, Artist Manager & A&R Consultant

Ella-Bonai Gordon is a 25-year-old, London-based artist manager and A&R Manager. Formerly part of Renowned Management, she works primarily with fast-rising Hackney singer-songwriter Hamzaa, and Presenter/DJ Henrie. Hailing from Lewisham,…

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Yemi Abiade – Contributing Editor for TRENCH

Yemi Abiade is a London-based writer, curator and podcaster who specialises in written works exploring music and culture. He is a Contributing Editor for TRENCH and has written for The…

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Wale Kalejaiye – Associate in the Music Group

Coming to law from a background in music, Wale has built a burgeoning music practice representing rising stars from across the globe, working with talented artists, songwriters and producers as…

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Dj Target – DJ, Presenter & Author

A pioneer of Grime music and one of the founding members of chart topping group Roll Deep, Target’s journey started in the Garage scene with Pay As You Go Cartel…

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Irene Agbontaen – Designer & Creative Consultant

A global tastemaker and opinion former, Irene is the ultimate connector at the heart of cultural relevancy for brands and talent alike. Well respected across fashion, music & culture. Irene…

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Jammer – Producer, MC & Grime Pioneer

Jammer is one of the foundational linchpins of the grime scene. Known for his humour and creative genius to his many followers, he’s also part of Boy Better Know and…

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Jason Kavuma ‘Scully’, No Signal Presenter

Head of production at No Signal Radio and radio presenter.

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Nadia Jae – Presenter & Radio DJ

Nadia Jae is a dynamic Presenter and Radio DJ. Known for her fun and professional presenting style interviewing the likes of Stormzy, Jamie Foxx, Idris Elba, Anthony Joshua.   Nadia has…

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