The East London native Kojey Radical returns to his home of Hoxton to perform for Live from My Den. In a walking tour of his beloved neighborhood, Radical shows off local landmarks like Hoxton Hall, which helped foster his artistic ambitions, his favorite spots to eat, and even the very block where he grew up. The episode features Kojey performing songs from his debut album Reason to Smile alongside singles from his earlier mixtapes. In his conversation with Variety, Radical reminiscences on bringing his mom to the studio for the final feature to complete the album. Kojey Radical’s vast creativity and rambunctious energy is infectious in this episode of Live from My Den.
“Live from My Den” is a digital series available on Variety.com showcasing some of today’s most extraordinary artists performing live from the creative spaces of their homes, studios, and cities most meaningful to them. Read the article and watch Kojey’s full episode here.
Kojey Radical’s vast creativity and rambunctious energy is infectious in this episode of Live from My Den.
Kwadwo Adu Genfi Amponsah, professionally known as Kojey Radical, is a British hip-hop and visual artist. Since he first started making music as a student in art school, Radical has found his sound in a unique blend of alternative rap, grime, R&B, and spoken word. He released his debut album Reason to Smile in 2022 to universal acclaim and a number one spot on the UK Hip-Hop Album Chart. The album finds Radical’s uniquely addressing love, politics, black identity, and his family.