ARTISTS — #CC14 — FRI 20 & SAT 21 JUNE 2014

With his unique fusion of alternative R&B, soulful vocalist Raheem Bakaré has had a whirlwind of a debut with the release of his EP ‘AWOL’. His first release from the project, ‘Portrait of Love’, a hefty dose of romance and flirtatious lyricism sees the young lothario speaks of love and smiles in a track that is sure to have infinite success in the world of R&B music, after having received an exclusive play from CJ Beatz on BBC Radio 1Xtra, as well as being named 1XTRA’s “Record of the Week”, it catapulted Raheem to be hailed as a ‘one to watch’ by the likes of VIBE, BET, MTV and RWD to name a few in addition to co-signs from artists such as Ryan Leslie. The track even earnt Raheem a position as the first ever artist to perform on TFL’s brand new routemaster for Bus Jam (A festival in collaboration with Oxfam, which also saw the likes of Ghetts and G FrSh performing).