Akala | PepTalk Expert Speaker
Akala | PepTalk Expert Speaker
Speaker, Headline British Rapper, Social Influencer, Mobo Award Winner And Author
Gain a deeper understanding of African history and the contributions of Black people to science with Akala, speaker, historian, and musician.
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Akala | Speaker Biography

Acclaimed Hip Hop Artist and Poet
Founder of The Hip-hop Shakespeare Company
Award-Winning Writer and Historian

Akala is a highly respected figure in the world of hip hop. Not only is he an accomplished artist, but he is also a writer, poet, historian, and recipient of prestigious awards such as BAFTA and MOBO. His unique blend of rap, rock, and electro-punk, combined with his captivating storytelling, has made him a headliner for multiple UK tours and a sought-after collaborator with legendary artists like Jay-Z, Nas & Damian Marley, and M.I.A. Additionally, Akala has graced various festivals and has been involved in British Council arts/music initiatives on a global scale. However, Akala's talents extend beyond music. He is highly regarded for his thought-provoking lectures, journalism, TV presenting, and script-writing skills. He has made appearances on numerous television programs and has given interviews on a wide range of subjects. In 2009, he founded 'The Hip-hop Shakespeare Company', a music theatre production company that has gained significant global media attention. Moreover, Akala has also ventured into the world of literature, with his upcoming book, "The Dark Lady," scheduled for release in 2019. Akala's speaking engagements cover a wide range of topics, including African history, the Haitian Revolution, the history of Black Britain, the contributions of Black people to science, and the experiences of Black people in the Americas. He also offers insightful talks on the intersection of hip hop and Shakespeare, the music industry, education, and social issues.

Why Should You Book Akala?

Book Akala as a speaker to inspire your team with his unparalleled expertise in music, history, and social issues. His dynamic storytelling and thought-provoking insights will captivate and educate your audience. Elevate your event with a speaker who seamlessly blends artistry and intellect.

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