(United Kingdom)


Date / Time
11:45pm Thursday
12:30pm Friday

Chiedu Oraka, aka ‘The Black Yorkshireman’ defies genres with his blend of honesty and raw social poetry. Raised on North Hull Estate, Oraka’s lyrical abilities create an in-depth memoir of the Northern Black experience. Known for ‘Darcy’ and ‘Men Behaving Badly’ which saw streams in its millions, a strong 2023 saw Oraka sign with Marshall’s live booking agency, perform at The Great Escape 2023, headline his first Leeds show and Humber Street Sesh 2023, play his first UK headline tour in October 2023 and announced as a SXSW 2024 showcasing artist. Oraka entered 2024 armed, Misfit, a 12-track mixtape signed to EMI North via Launchpad with single, ‘Rhythm of My Pain’ attracting strong support from The Independent, Clash, LOBF to BBC Intro, 6 Music and 1Xtra to name a few

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