The self-proclaimed “best rapper in the South West” started making bedroom beats at college when a knee injury stopped him playing football for 9 months. Initially inspired by U.S. rappers like Jay-Z and Kanye West Gold Blend soon developed a taste for UK talent like Kano, Chip and Skepta.

The beats progressed to song writing – something his dad did as a teenager – but after college music took a back seat. “I’d always pick it back up every few months and write a new beat or rap” he explains. “You don’t forget about something you’re so passionate about.”

Gold Blend has been getting massive support from BBC Introducing (with every upload being played on the radio) presenter Sarah Gosling had to say about him “A massive contender for (Fave Find) because my word the delivery, the emphasis and the sass. A brand new artist Gold Blend – marked him out from the off…”

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