BRIT school pupil performs at open mic birthday event

Richmond and Twickenham Times: BRIT school pupil Lawrence Rowe performed at the event BRIT school pupil Lawrence Rowe performed at the event

A BRIT school student took to the stage to celebrate an open mic night's sixth birthday.

Lawrence Rowe, a 17-year-old musician from Croydon, performed a number of hits including a Rihanna song at the Blessed Souls UK’s music showcase.

Other performers at the event included The Voice UK finalist J Marie Copper and MOBO award winning rapper Jahaziel.

Young singers performed sets and also offered a personal insight to the crowd on what the songs meant to them.

Blessed Souls UK began as a monthly open mic night, finding new talent in venues across London.

The event was hosted by founder Adelaid Mackenzie, a former BRIT school student.

Organiser Reuben Massiah said: “Many of the medleys and impromptu performances showed just what Blessed Souls UK is all about, premiering a new generation of talented artists.

“For six years the music showcase has been a towering force for giving a platform to the next generation of artists. I felt lucky to be there.”


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