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Playlist: Welcome to My City – Chiedu Oraka

Now in it’s third year Welcome to My City returns in April with another diverse line-up, including China Bowls, Fred Fredas, Chesqua, Vital, and Hull-based hip hop artist Chiedu Oraka, who curates this Friday’s playlist.

In Session: Amaria

Amaria might still be in her teens, but she’s already won a TV talent show, performed at Radio 1’s Big Weekend, performed in New York, and appeared on the same bill as Leona Lewis.

Interview: Kaleem Taylor

‘I don’t really need to think too much because I feel like I’m being me onstage, this is who I am, so it’s kind of easier in a sense. I’m not putting on something to be something I’m not’ says future-facing R&B artist Kaleem Taylor.

Artist and band festival application guide

With an ever-growing number of events in the calendar it can be an overwhelming process, so we’ve compiled a handy guide to UK and international festivals taking artist submissions…