Another sista with that South London accent... and it comes through in her raps, too. Speech Debelle has emerged as a much-talked-about new artist in the U.K.
Click here to hear “The Key” on my Vox blog. To download the FREE MP3, follow this link to RCRD LBL.
Ms. Debelle’s album – “Speech Therapy” – has been nominated for the prestigious Mercury Prize, past winners of which include Antony and the Johnsons, Franz Ferdinand, Dizzee Rascal and Portishead.
Below is the video for her brand new single, “Spinnin’.”
UPDATE (09/11/09): It was announced this week that Speech Debelle won that Mercury Prize.