BRITHOPTV: [Video Interview] Sway (@SwayUK) Lecture (Seattle 2005) | Red Bull Music Academy [@RedBullMusicAcademy] | #UKHipHop #Grime

Sway (@SwayUK) Lecture (Seattle 2005) | Red Bull Music Academy [@RedBullMusicAcademy]

Don’t be surprised to learn that George Michael and Madness played a role in kicking off Sway‘s career in grime. A club kid from the UK, Sway built a well respected mixtape empire within the Empire before releasing his humbly entitled debut album ,‘This Is My Demo’, picking up countless awards along the way.

According to him, his success is comes from an extensive knowledge of self, and more importantly, from ignoring all musical boundaries. In this talk at the 2005 Red Bull Music Academy in Seattle, Sway discusses his love of mixtapes, his record label, and the importance of musical independence.

TOPICS:
8:34 – Mixtape
24: 21 – UK hip-hop
25:50 – Grime
33:08 – Business savvy
53:20 – Real artists

MUSIC:
5:57 – Sway – “Flo Fashion”
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yNfM6…
27:57 – Sway feat. Pyrelli – “Up Your Speed”
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CzuGC…
50:44 – Sway – “Little Derek:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9F4l6…

17th August 2017

w/c 14th August 2017

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