Speech Debelle

Music Highlights

  •  Mercury Prize for best British album 2009 [Speech Therapy]
  • Spinnin cover used on Olympics 2012 and named number 4th played song in TV (PRS) in 2012 (Sky TV ad)
  • Second album Freedom of Speech released 2012
  •  Nominated for AIM award "best difficult second album" for Freedom of Speech
  •  Curated exhibition at South Bank for Koestler Trust
  •  Semi-finalist on Celebrity Masterchef 2013
  • Royal Court Theatre/Kodak short film & music video "Terms and Conditions" co-directed and executively produced 2016
  • Independently released "breathe" EP in 2016
  • Creator and host of "The Work Brunch Podcast"

Social Activism

  •  Presenting a documentary on youth homelessness for BBC3
  •  Africa Express in Paris, with David Albarn
  •  Care Concert for youth education with Gary Barlow
  •  10 Downing Street for Talent and Enterprise Taskforce
  •  Progressive London with Ken Livingston and Sadiq Khan
  •  Saatchi & Saatchi/User Voice for youth in parliament
  •  Martin Parr and Oxfam for climate change picture
  •  Bernado’s Charity to promote youth inclusion
  •  VSO Godmother (writer) for UN Women
  •  Patron for Hope Not Hate Charity


  • A page from the album artwork out this Friday Ashellip
  • TBT There was a battle of pensive look 2017 betweenhellip
  • The album tantil before I breathe is out tomorrow Marchhellip
  • Gran Canaria island is Africa The end And breathe Ihellip
  • Tour dates are live Would love to see you therehellip
  • TANTIL BEFORE I BREATHE OUT NOW!! I had to learnhellip
  • Thank you to thedesigncreative for creating such a gorgeous websitehellip
  • This weeks guest Eg White on theworkbrunch is such ahellip
  • Cooked up a childhood favourite spagettibolognese for this weeks guesthellip
  • All songwriters and producers should hear this weeks episode ofhellip


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