Hyphen

Rapper

Hyphen had an usual start in rap music - he worked in finance. Depressed and feeling a lack of purpose, Hyphen was looking for a way to express himself. His newfound love of rap music helped deal with depression and found a new sense of purpose. He is now a BBC Futuresounds artist for 2020 and co-signed by Yungblud, Saweetie and Jay Sean.

His Yungblud and Jay Sean co-sign were both on verses he wrote on his experience of racism and the lack of British Asian representation in music, a topic he is passionate about.

He also uses his music to spread a positive impact, speaking to schools across the UK on his experiences of being suicidal himself and eventually finding optimism.

Having been tipped as ‘The Future of British Asian Hip-Hop’ by BBC Asian Network featured in the Evening Standard and playing Reading & Leeds festival Hyphen's latest song 'View From The Middle', was featured on BBC Radio 1 Chillest.

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