Country: UK

Akala is a BAFTA and MOBO award-winning hip-hop artist, writer and social entrepreneur, as well as Co-founder of The Hip-Hop Shakespeare Company. He has led innovative projects in the arts, education and music across Southeast Asia, Africa, India, Australia and New Zealand. Natives, his recently published memoir, is a Sunday Times bestseller.

Akala adalah seniman hip-hop, penulis, dan pengusaha sosial pemenang penghargaan BAFTA dan MOBO, begitu pula salah satu pendiri The Hip-Hop Shakespeare Company. Ia telah memimpin proyek-proyek inovatif dalam bidang seni, pendidikan dan musik di Asia Tenggara, Afrika, India, Australia dan Selandia Baru. Natives, memoarnya yang baru-baru ini diterbitkan, adalah buku terlaris Sunday Times.

Appearing in

Main Program | Akala: Natives

Award-winning hip-hop artist Akala‚Äôs bestselling Natives: Race and Class in the Ruins of Empire is a searing polemic on race and class in the British Empire. With a life and …

Private: Special Event | Poetry in the Garden

Join us in the magical gardens of Tony Raka Gallery for an evening of poetry and beats, as some of the world’s most enthralling spoken word artists and musicians weave …

Live Music & Arts | Closing Night Party

The final night of the Festival is a glorious evening with Festival friends old and new. Come and meet the team behind UWRF, then join us on the dancefloor for …