Feminist rapper Nitty Scott is coming to London
The New York-based artist will perform at BBC Proms' New York: Sound Of A City 🌃
BBC. NITTY SCOTT.
Nitzia Scott — better known as Nitty Scott — is a New York City based MC, whose breakthrough came in 2010 when her video for her freestyle of Kanye West’s track Monster went viral.
Since then the former art-school-student-turned-recording-artist has performed with the likes of Kendrick Lamar, Cardi B and launched her second album Creature! which uses her own life as inspiration for a character named “Negrita in Wonderland” exploring themes such as diasporic identities and the pre-colonial world.
Now, Nitty is getting ready to take part in BBC Prom's New York: Sound Of A City this August.
We are pleased to announce that #feminist rapper @NittyScottMC joins the line up for @julesbuckley New York: Sound of a City Prom...an exciting music blend of island roots with the wonderful @HeritageOrc for more info please visit https://t.co/Pot7ciSZRw pic.twitter.com/ZXK1V0KmhG— BBC Proms (@bbcproms) July 30, 2018
“As a brown girl in NYC, I am so honored to bring the afrolatina, feminista vibes to the BBC stage!" said Nitty.
"I'm excited to show the UK what you get when you blend island roots, city stoops & one amazing orchestra.”
The Prom will be led by innovative conductor Jules Buckley and his Heritage Orchestra, featuring performances from well-established US artists Sharon Van Etten, serpentwithfeet, and Hercules & Love Affair.
New York: Sound Of A City will be at the Royal Albert Hall on 8 August and recorded for future broadcast on BBC Four on Friday 10 August. For tickets click here.
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