Mina West

Performed in Sofar London

Mina West is a Performance Poet born and raised in London by Nigerian (Kalabari) parents. Her poetic style is vulnerable but raw and has the power to captivate an audience with a simple sequence of words. At a young age Mina witnessed certain difficulties and challenges within the home and life around her, which led her to write poetry where she found solitude and peace. Award-Winning Poet (UK Entertainment Awards 2016), with recognition from world renowned poets like Benjamin Zephaniah and Suli Breaks. She has performed at various shows from Youtube UK Spaces to Black Magic Awards and has run poetry workshops for young teens that encourage self-love. In 2018 Mina released her debut Spoken Word EP, which gives a deeper insight into her world. The EP touches on subjects such as relationships, family, spirituality and takes you through an emotional rollercoaster of self-discovery. Mina is constantly fuelled by the famous line “Tomorrow’s never promised”, so she aims to give her best shot – every chance she gets.

Videos by Mina West