Over the years we’ve witnessed some incredible artists in their infancy, eagerly anticipating that moment when they start to skyrocket. In this feature, we set out some of the artists we’re currently working with who also possess that ‘certain something’, so you can enjoy tomorrow’s big names today…
Today’s Future Icon is Mari M!
Mari M is a singer/songwriter and guitarist hailing from south london, combines her sweet vocals which has been described as ‘atmospheric soul’ to fill your earlobes with a blend of pop, soul, folk and alternative music, with thought provoking lyrics that will get you thinking and bopping your head.
A story teller, who released her debut EP ‘Heart to heart’ to a sold out audience at her launch, and has had play in countries such as France, Australia, Argentina, Switzerland, and live in Tokyo Japan, where she toured as apart of the unveiling festival.
This was then followed by two music videos for tracks ‘Without You’ equipped with breathtaking scenery and dramatic effects, and ‘Running’ an epic merge of visuals in a timeless lyric video.
This unique and sultry performer who doesn’t stop, is also apart of the infamous kingdom Choir, whose rendition of ‘Stand by Me’ at the royal wedding, was watched by the world and had been viewed over 10 million times. She has performed with the 1975, Strictly come dancing, the graham norton show, the royal Albert hall, the jazz cafe, and is the featured vocalist on popular house track by Kitsch ‘Say you’re mine’ which reached over 3 million streams and has had thumbs up from Example.
Her latest release and co-write track ‘Long time coming’ gave her her BBC introducing play, plus regular rotation on ontop radio. Her latest project will be premiered on the listening party with hotVox with an exclusive live streamed performance.
WANT TO HEAR MORE? To see the premiere of Mari M’s “Listening Party”, head to hotvox.co.uk at 7pm on Thursday 29th April 2021.
Filmed in full HD, “Listening Party” allows you to enjoy the intimacy and authenticity of a live show, from the comfort and safety of your own home, ensuring that your experience as a fan is as close as possible to the show you’re used to seeing from your favourite artists
The live industry has been decimated by Coronavirus, and the livelihoods of many musicians, venues, promoters, agents, managers, sound engineers, videographers and stage reps hang in the balance. Many of these individuals are freelancers, self-employed, or sustain themselves project-to-project, or gig-by-gig.
Best of all it’s totally free to watch – and you can get access to some exclusive rewards from Mari M…
Click HERE to tune in, watch and donate!