As a lot of you already know, Potent Whisper and FLOetic Lara lead a project here at Raw Material entitled “Raw Bars” To those of you who are new to the Raw Material family; “Raw Bars” is a project that works to develop young people’s lyricism, rap and performance skills.
Last night, after about nine months worth of projects, we had our first Raw Bars event to showcase the material that has been created during the projects… and… well… the levels were HIGH!
I think people were genuinely surprised at the quality of a lot of the material, and with the energy and confidence that some of the young artists had, it was hard to believe that this was in fact the first time a lot of the acts had performed… ever!
“The musical, and personal, development that I have seen so many of our participants make is absolutely incredible and the showcase was testament to the abundance of talent we have in, and around, Lambeth. I honestly can’t tell you how proud I feel to have been a part of their journey in some way.”
– Potent Whisper (Raw Bars Tutor)
It was great to see so many of the public reach out to attend the showcase, hosted by FLOEtic Lara. However, if you missed it, our camera crew captured all the action and you can expect footage with all the highlights very soon, ahead of the release of the very first Raw Bars Mixtape!
Keep your eyes (and ears) open!