Natty - 10th anniversary
Natty is an Artist/Musician born in San francisco, raised in London. His heartfelt recordings and Live performances (acoustic or with The Rebelship) have gained Natty a loyal and ever-growing fanbase from people of all walks of life. Having sold many records and performed in countries across the World. Natty says: “Bringing people joy and healing has been my greatest works.”
A gifted musician from an early age, dabbling with many styles and instruments, he started a band aged 10, by age 16 he was a go-to beat-maker for local hip-hop acts. Natty started developing his sound after leaving school and getting a job at the world-famous Sphere Studios. On down-timehe would experiment and work on his songs. Natty left the studio 4 years later working as a freelance producer whilst performing his songs at open mics around London. He was quickly spotted, followed by signing with Atlantic Records in 2008 and putting out his first album,‘Man Like I’. It’s success captivated the attention of the UK music press and public, as well as overseas, including Japan, where he had a number 1 hit with the single‘Badman’.
Performing on Later with Jools, ITV News and The BBC Electric Proms are amongst some of the TV highlights of Natty’s career. Artist collaborations include work with Nitin Sawhney, Roots Manuva, Tony Allen, Prince Fatty, Baba Maal, Akala etc. have also lead to touring with Ziggy Marley around USA, playing an unauthorised headline show in front of thousands in Khartoum, Sudan and performing in the U.N building(NYC,USA) on World Humanitarian Day.