LyricL is a professional Crowd Entertainer Host, Compare, Lyricist, Singer-Songwriter, FeMCee, ‘Spokenword’ BEFFTA Award Winner 2014, Performance Poet, Author and Artist-Tutor LyricL, is a jubilant, exultant performer, whose animated fresh style exudes joy, in a euphoric and beautiful way! Born in London to Nigerian parents, LyricL’s early and enduring musical influences came from home. A drummer/DJ Daddy, who “loved African Jazz, Gospel and High Life, entertained with chest-tap percussion, beatbox and skillfully played his hands as wind instruments, as Mommy dances and sings in her own key of happiness to this very day.
She has performed in the North Sea Jazz Rotterdam, StreetFest London, Wilderness Festival & Southport Weekender (UK), Sabolai Music Festival Ghana and the Toronto Jazz Festival, these brands have embraced her creative works. She has an eclectic catalogue that spans Hip-Hop, House, Jazz through to Afro & Broken Beat with a soulful edge, stirring grooves enhanced by her lyricism & Spokenword. To date, she has been a support act to Patrice Rushen, The Roots, Omar, Incognito, Big Daddy Kane, Black Thought, DJ Jazzy Jeff & Jill Scott to name a few.
In addition, LyricL is an often sought after keen creative ally. Lighting up mics & stages with her performances, LyricL has been fortunate to both tour & record with a range of talented musicians & producers; MJ Cole (UK) Nathan Haines (NZ) KiloBeats & David Oscar (Accra, Ghana), Roots Soul/Kyoto Jazz Massive (Japan), ReeKee (Italy), Soul Parlour (Munich), KidFonq (SA) & Guerrilla Science (Toronto).