Spotlight tracks

Compiled by Lottie Kilraine

Joy Crookes
Anyone But Me

Lambeth singer Joy Crookes addresses the issue of mental health in her track Anyone But Me, released last year. Crookes opens up about her own struggle in this emotive song exploring her relationship with her mind and finding comfort and release in having conversations with the people around her.

Deema ft. David Armada
Hash Brown

Catford rapper Deema first made waves as the youngest member of the Lewisham-based grime collective The Square. Now branching out on his own, his debut EP ‘CHEW YOUR FOOD’ is produced by, fellow Square alumni, Dom Valentino. Hash Brown appears on the EP and also features South London rapper David Armada. Expect food-related rhymes, a distorted hook and playful beats. Check out the music video set in a classic London greasy spoon cafe, featuring an extra portion of hash browns.

Vic Santoro
Came and Saw

Vic Santoro reflects on the trials and tribulations of his life in his track Came and Saw. The Brockley rapper went to prison at just 17 and served 11 years for armed robbery. Finally getting out aged 28, Vic wants young people in Lewisham to use his experience as a lesson but also prove that there is always hope for teens who find themselves in a bad situation.


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