SILVASTONE is one of the UKs most active Afrobeats artist/producer/songwriter. Born in London to parents from Ghana and Sierra Leone he describes his music as, “a creative hybrid of African Beats and UK Street Sounds marinated in Global Melodies”. The multi-talented SILVASTONE has been making noise on the scene since 2015 when he first broke through after earning his stripes in previous years as a producer and songwriter for some of Africa’s and UK’s biggest talents and hit records.
The hardworking creative has spent much of the last 12 months promoting his third independently released EP, “Affirmation“, which has been very well received worldwide. It’s the follow-up to his critically acclaimed 2014 debut “Transitions” and his outstanding 2017 sophomore, “Levels“, EPs. His music is heavily championed and often playlisted by DJs at BBC Radio 1, 1Xtra, CapitalXtra, Kiss100FM, etc and on other radio networks worldwide. He is also regularly featured on popular curated Spotify, Apple, Tidal and Deezer editorial playlists.
SILVASTONE has had music synced on various TV shows worldwide. He produced the lead theme music for 2017 US No1 Box Office movie (Tyler Perry’s “Boo 2 – A Madea Halloween“) and the recent Netflix Original series, “The Chilling Adventures Of SABRINA” and recently returned from Nashville USA where he was writing and composing on some exciting movie and music projects.
The former MOBO Awards “Best African Act” nominee and “BBC Radio 1Xtra Hot For 2015” alumni has also officially produced/collaborated with the likes of Fuse ODG, Sarkodie, French Montana, Yemi Alade, Mr Vegas, Popcaan, Davido, Sneakbo, Bugzy Malone, Damian Marley, Moelogo, Rita Ora, Lady Leshurr, Dan Croll, Mark Morrisson, Ace Hood, Chaka Demus & Pliers and many others.
He is internationally renowned for his charismatic and energetic stage presence and has performed all over the world. He has been previously booked for three consecutive years (totalling 9 showcases) at SXSW Music Festival in Austin, Texas, Glastonbury Festival, Liverpool International Music Festival, A3C Festival (Atlanta, USA), Ghana Party In The Park, Shoko Festival (Zimbabwe), Dance Afrique at London’s Wembley Arena, Liverpool International Music Festival, Boomtown Fair Festival 2019, etc and most recently TINA Festival 2020 during the Year Of Return festivities in Accra, Ghana.
In addition SILVASTONE has also been national tour support for acts like Wyclef, Davido, Fuse ODG, Charlie Sloth, P-Square and Akon. He has also performed across various states in Africa and the USA, plus, independently presented 3 successful London headline shows including packing-out the main room of London’s O2 Islington and more recently at The Camden Assembly. He has twice headlined the Afrobeats stage at the Butterfly Effect Festival in Croydon alongside acts like Maleek Berry, Alicia Harley, Kwamz & Flava, Sona, Moelogo, etc. SILVASTONE is also co-founder and resident host/DJ of popular bi-monthly event AfroBOX at Boxpark Croydon.
The popular Croydon resident is also proudly very active in his local community. As well as running his own professional studios White Hut Studios, he also delivers a music workshop programme in local schools that engages young people in discovering and harnessing their creative talents. In response to this (and his continued successes in the music industry) the London Borough Of Croydon officiated him one of their youth ambassadors and engage him in several initiatives and seek his counsel on decisions relating to music and the arts.
2019 proved to be another very active year for the high-flying creative. Unfortunately the current unprecedented global response to Covid-19/Coronavirus has affected 2020 plans including cancelling of several shows and festival bookings that were already secured for the first half of the year. However in anticipation of UK lockdown being lifted in the second half of the year SILVASTONE looks forward to being on stage again soon. Meantime he is keeping active on his socials including impromptu online live performances, production sessions, etc., and will soon be rolling out his exciting new music project, plus, announcing a follow-up album alongside some exciting new partnerships.
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