Joshua Luke Smith is a talented Wordsmith who is fast becoming an inspiring a...
Joshua Luke Smith is a talented Wordsmith who is fast becoming an inspiring and important voice for his generation. Joshua has caught the attention of BBC 1Xtra and was been selected to perform at the Roundhouse Word First Series as well as the BBC6 Music Festival. Smith is a talented Spoken Word Poet, Hip Hop Artist and Producer. Whether it's supporting the Soulful JP Cooper or Jake Isaac or inspiring his listeners with poignant insight through his spoken word pieces or rocking all-out in his full band Hip Hop Set up; Joshua commands the audience of every event and occasion but with the same inspiring message he wishes to convey as an artist that, #EveryOneHasAMessage. As a poet, rapper, and producer Smith creates from the mandate to 'Speak Into The Chaos'. Joshua has a unique perspective on the world from both education and experience. After being Born in London, and raised in Pakistan, he ultimately settled in Bath, UK near where he graduated from Bath Spa University with a degree in Philosophy. His childhood of consuming Nas, The Roots and Fugees meshes with current sounds of Stormzy and Bon Iver to inform the songs coming out of the studio in Joshua's attic. He's been lauded in Complex and featured on BBC 1Xtra. Spring 2018 will include a US and EU tour and his first US label release on Nashville's Residence Music. Joshua has also recently had a Ted Talk published: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gsRe1Slr92A.
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