Hull’s North Hull Estate Grime and spoken word artist Chiedu Oraka is back with a storming new EP, ’21st Kid’ produced by Lockdown counterpart and producer, Deezkid.

Chiedu, a school teacher at Andrew Marvel by day, has revelled in Hull’s year in the spotlight with BBC Radio 1Xtra playlist features, performing at Radio 1 Big Weekend, receiving press from the Guardian, Quietus, DIY.


21st Kid – the name inspired by the street on the north Hull estate, 21st Ave, where he was born and raised – explores Chiedu’s journey from boy to man growing up as the only “non-white kid” in a northern working-class community full of disbelievers and naysayers. 21st Mum showcases a moving and inspiring extract from his Mother.


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