‘One to watch out for…‘
– Akil the MC, Jurassic 5
One of the UK’s most promising lyricists has arrived. As well as securing an astonishing 11 festival slots in 2019 alone including: Glastonbury, Leeds and Reading Festival, she has worked with BBC 1xtra, BBC Three and has been featured on various media channels including: SB.TV, Bl@ckbox and Sektion Red.
TrueMendous intertwines the art of storytelling with ear clenching wordplay, bizarre punch lines, complex flow patterns and in detailed poetry to narrate her work towards her audience over various genre’s including: Hip Hop, Boom Bap, Funk, Neo-Soul and RnB. She has opened up for a diverse of top tier artists including: Chali 2na, Ozomatli, Jeru the Damaja, Akua Naru and Lady Leshurr.
She was selected to take part in the first ever UK female Hip Hop tour across 8 cities including London and Glasgow on the ‘Queens of Art’ 2019 tour curated by Shay D. The tour provided a platform for over 20 female rappers. The response was immense and then later covered by BBC news.
Adding onto her impressive portfolio of 6 projects, she released a further 2 in 2019 entitled ‘P.S. This Is Your Father Calling’ and ‘P.S. This Is Your Aunty Calling’ which was a collaborative project between herself and London based producer K-minor.
In February 2020 it was announced that TrueMendous had officially signed to High Focus records. In March 2020 she released her debut EP for the well respected label entitled ‘HUH?’ which consisted of 7 versatile tracks produced by producers: Chemo, Pitch 92, Illinformed, Winchester and Marcus Jakes. The project received a great response.
2020 is set to be an incredible year for the Birmingham born word smith.