Ghostpoet alias Obaro Ejimiwe, crafts songs full of melancholy and upfront lyricism that hits you at the very core of your soul. He is a natural born storyteller. Blending together elements of hip hop and live instrumentals, he infuses alternative rock into his sound.
His debut Peanut Butter Blues & Melancholy Jam received a Mercury Prize nomination for 2011, and his last LP Shedding Skin was once again given the honorary consideration for another in 2015, highlighting the artistry and experimentation that goes into each of his records.
The true artist recently dropped Singles Trouble + Me and Freakshow, as well as Immigrant Boogie which confronts head on one of the most contested and debated topics in British politics to date.
Highly articulate and always profound, his uniqueness is a beacon of originality that can at times feel like it's lacking in the musical sphere. If you do one thing today, ensure it's getting tickets to catch this emotive talent as he takes on Riverside.
Presented by SSD Concerts.
This is a 14+ event (under16s to be accompanied by an adult).