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Trademark Blud is a highly acclaimed writer, revered for his versatility across a multitude of styles and genres. With an undeniable electrifying energy, he captivates audiences with his explosive stage presence and unforgettable live performances. Renowned for his innovative rhyming style, Trademark Blud effortlessly weaves intricate wordplay and thought-provoking lyrics into his music. He delivers ‘Hip Hop with a soul’ as he eloquently flows over various sounds from the infectious grooves of dusty Boombap to the hard-hitting and up-tempo grime style.
Trademark's life story is an inspiration in itself. From being a homeless youth immersed in gang culture to now standing tall as a symbol of triumph and perseverance, his rise to popularity is a testament to his relentless hard work and unwavering determination.
Trademark’s hyper-energetic persona and powerful stage presence, coupled with his ability to seamlessly adapt to different show settings, whether it be large family-friendly festivals or intimate acoustic sets, has made him a force to be reckoned with in the UK music scene. Whether it’s the Utilita arena, various O2 venues, or even in front of a 10,000-strong hometown crowd at the QEII arena, Trademark always turns heads, creates a captivating atmosphere, and undoubtedly brings in new fans to himself and hip-hop culture.
His shows are a rollercoaster ride of emotions, and his releases are a tapestry of brilliance, taking each listener on a unique and unforgettable journey.
Trademark's passion for social change led him to spearhead workshops on vital issues such as mental health, youth and adult offending, knife crime, and substance abuse. Through his contributions, he aims to educate and inspire individuals to make informed choices, ultimately fostering a better society.
His commitment to supporting musicians and aspiring talents led to the establishment of CultureTainment, a community interest company. With this platform, Trademark provides invaluable resources and opportunities to musicians, empowering them to achieve their goals and fulfil their potential.
On and off the stage, Trademark Blud embodies passion and determination. He continuously pushes the boundaries of rap, injecting innovation and originality into his craft. As one of the most exciting and groundbreaking rappers in the UK, Trademark's impact goes beyond his captivating performances, leaving an indelible mark on both the music industry and society as a whole.
Multi Award Winning
Local Hero - Aim Independent Music Awards
Hip-Hop act of the year - Midlands Independent Music Awards
Song Of the year - BBC Radio Shropshire
live performance of the year - BBC Shropshire introducing
Utilita arena, O2 Birmingham, O2 Islington, QEII Arena, Melkweg -Amsterdam, De Doelen-Rotterdam, Great Escape Festival, Birmingham Bullring, City Of Colours Festival, Boombap Hip Hop Festival, B-Side Hip Hop Festival, Warwick Racecourse
Notable platform Appearances
BBC1 Television, BBC Midlands Today, BBC Radio 1, BBC 6Music, BBC1Xtra, SBTV, Global Faction, BBC Radio Shropshire, Stoke, West Midlands, Hereford & Worcester, and BBC Devon.
Bronze Nazareth (Wu-Tang/Wisemen) UK Tour (7 days)
Rich Quick UK Tour (10 days)
Trademark Blud UK tour (23 days)
Kool G Rap, Doc Brown, KRS ONE, Talib Kweli, Smiff N Wessun, Akala, Jeru the Damaja, Dead Prez and Madchild