Akala - Award-winning hip-hop artist, writer and social entrepreneur.
AKALA is a BAFTA and MOBO award-winning hip-hop artist, writer and social entrepreneur. More recently known for his compelling lectures and journalism - he has written for The Guardian, Huffington Post, GQ and the Independent and spoken for the Oxford Union and TEDx.
His 2018 memoir Natives is already a Sunday Times best-seller, having sold over 150,000+ copies worldwide. Combined with being awarded an honorary Doctorate by Oxford Brookes University and the University of Brighton, Akala has gained a reputation as one of the most dynamic and articulate talents in the UK.