Global:Soul present a Christmas showcase of the future stars of the UK soul scene.
Reuben James is a singer, songwriter and pianist, best known for his ongoing collaborations with Sam Smith. Reuben co-wrote the title track from Smith’s most recent album “The Thrill of it All” and “Him”. Reuben was recruited to join Sam Smith’s band for his world tour while performing at Ronnie Scott’s, where he now hosts his own night.
Anjelo Disons & Oracle
Anjelo Disons is a talent overspilling with heart and soul, backed by a sensational collective of musicians called The Oracle. His jazz-tinged vocal style has been praised by the likes of Clash Magazine and Lost Culture.
Raised in the church community his Mother and Aunts were Gospel singers and his father a DJ he has had a rich musical upbringing. In 2015, Kadeem debuted his vocals by featuring on a track with East London producer Nat Brown ‘Memories’ championed by DJ EZ it became big on Garage scene.
A voice heavily nurtured by genres such as R’n’B and Soul, Emiko possesses an infectious energy that he spreads through his music and equally his character. He has released a number of singles building him a strong reputation for vocal ability most notably his feature on Despecialist – One Chance which received huge radio and DJ support across the UK in 2019.
A mixture of 90’s rnb and neo soul grooves the single “Sentimental Easing” was radio 1xtra’s record of the week and received heavy airplay from most major rnb/soul Radio stations and Djs across the World in 2019.