MC Angel Founded Lyrically Challenged in 2010 at Passing Clouds in Dalston, starting out as a monthly spoken word event. Lyrically Challenged has ignited a whole new scene in London making it one of the most diverse and popular spoken word and Hip Hop events in the capital. Inspiring budding poets to blossom into feature artists, inspiring artists to write new pieces and allowing artists of different mediums to showcase their work, the Lyrically Challenged night is featured at its resident home Passing Clouds
Lyrically Challenged has gone from strength, featuring some of the best Poets in the world… a few artists to have blessed the mic – Baby Sol, Fiona Bevan, Dean Atta, Kate Tempest, Chester P, Anthony Anaxagorou….
In 2011 Lyrically Challenged grew into a two floor hip-hop and spoken word mini festival celebrating ‘love and growth through hip-hop’ speaking the truth through art, rap, song, turntablism, dance, beatboxing and spoken word.
Showcasing the hottest artists in the hip-hop scene including – Girls on top graffiti crew, Bodecia Dance Crew, Akala, English Frank, Native Sun, Caxton Press, MC Zani, Hobbit, Bass6, Marv-ill, Logic, DJ Snuff, Belle Humble.
Lyrically Challenged is run with a team of artists, MC Angel has teamed up with Shay D to run the 2 floor hip-hop events with Kemi Taiwo hosting the spoken word section and booking artists. With the amazing Alia Hussian and Eleanor Wilson from Passing Clouds.
Lyrically Challenged is a movement of conscious positive artists inspiring people to share the wisdom from their souls. Revolution is freedom to follow your dreams and hearts desires to live a passionate life full of happiness. We aim to incite happiness, to build communities, to inspire and to create a space were it is ok to be you!
Lyrically Challenged has programed shows for, Secret Garden Festival with OneTaste, Sunrise, Boom Bap and SHOWstudio.