Tag : Jorja Smith

The Gryphon’s Best Albums of 2018

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Ask a crowd of 500 people what their favourite album of 2018 was and you’ll get 500 different answers, because there was just that much good music which came out this year. From the return of pop-favourite Robyn, to the introspective rap of Noname, to the idiosyncratic beats from SOPHIE, … Read More

Songsmith, Wordsmith, Jorja Smith. 11.10.18

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To introduce Jorja Smith as a Mercury Prize nominee and Brit winner would be unnecessary, one need only listen to her music to understand the gravity of her talent. The extent of this talent, however, was not glaringly clear to me until I saw her live. Seeing an artist, particularly … Read More

Preview: Jorja Smith to headline two nights at Manchester’s Albert Hall – 10th and 11th October 2018

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The name Jorja Smith might spark recognition in some for its association with contemporary trailblazers like Stormzy, Drake, Kendrick Lamar and Kali Uchis. But, increasingly, the name Jorja Smith is gaining its own, much deserved, command and momentum. From her impressive early SoundCloud work to her 2018 studio album, Lost … Read More

Jorja Smith mixes dance and commentary in ‘Blue Lights’

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Instead of stumbling through second year like myself, Jorja Smith spent her transition out of teenagehood storming through the internet music scene. Originally released in 2016 when she was only 18, Jorja uploaded the emotive and impactful song ‘Blue Lights’ onto SoundCloud and the rest is history. Smith recently released … Read More

10 Women Who Should Be On the Line-up

12 months ago / 0 comments

One look at the first Wireless 2018 announcement and you’ll be left with the bitter taste of patriarchy in your mouth. Of the 39 acts announced, just 3 women feature across the weekend; Mabel stands alone on the Friday, while Cardi B and Lisa Mercedez represent on the Sunday. This lack … Read More