Manchester Rap and R&B file label Midication has introduced a label showcase at Northern Quarter venue Off The Sq. on Tuesday 14th December because it approaches its tenth yr.
Coming in scorching off the again of an thrilling 12 months for Midication, which has seen massive successes for the label’s artists, each individually and collectively, with releases attracting help from main nationwide radio stations and a 2-hour full-label present at Parklife 2021, the showcase, coined ‘Jingle Bars’ for the festive season, will function unimaginable stay performances from D Jordan, JSD, Persia, Prima and RJ.
Based by JSD and Nika D of Virus Syndicate in early 2012 as an outlet for his or her music, Midication has since launched music by Woman Leeshur, Paigey Cakey, Dope DOD, Son Of Kick (aka Born Soiled), Virus Syndicate and Dyno, plus many extra.
Over the past decade the label has developed a core steady of Manchester artists because of JSD totally taking the Midication reins, producing and engineering for native expertise and organically creating a proficient roster right into a household of a few of the metropolis’s finest rappers and singers.
JSD, actual title David ‘Jay’ Hindley, has toured the world many occasions over whereas performing as a part of the legendary Manchester grime group Virus Syndicate, with music featured in Hollywood films together with Felony Actions starring John Travolta, excessive profile TV exhibits Skins and HBO’s The Leftovers, in addition to too many pc video games to checklist.
The multi-talented songwriter, rapper, producer and label boss just lately launched his debut album ‘Late Night time & Wavey Lights’ and the autobiographical story of hope, self discovery and progress following some tragic private experiences was closely supported by BBC Radio 1 Xtra and BBC Music Introducing, in addition to pricking the ears of some main file labels.
With a recording studio based mostly between Manchester Metropolis Centre and Cheetham Hill, JSD helps a thriving group of proficient musicians; he co-writes, produces, mixes and masters for Midication artists, and has produced for famend artists throughout the UK together with Dibo Brown, Misha B, and plenty of extra.
The household targeted ethos at Midication has grown from the strong, lasting relationships between its artists; rapper D Jordan, who’s most up-to-date launch ‘No Pretending’ has gained huge help and been named ‘Observe of the Week’ on BBC Radio 1 Xtra and BBC Music Introducing, in addition to being added to the Kiss Contemporary playlist, met JSD once they had been each of their teenagers and have been nice pals ever since.
Persia went to highschool with JSD and the Manchester rapper has been writing and recording since she was 16 years previous. Her distinctive flows, storytelling capability, wordplay and highly effective punchlines have seen her garner backing from BBC Radio 1 together with her single ‘The Rebirth // The Renaissance’ that includes on Gemma Bradley’s present in 2021.
R&B artist Prima joined Midication within the very early days and has been making enormous waves with tracks that includes on style firm PrettyLittleThing’s advert campaigns with Molly-Mae Hague and Tamara Francesconi, in addition to an artist function on DJ Ace’s BBC Radio 1 Xtra present, and one among her songs being handed the ‘Observe of the Week’ title on BBC Radio 1.
Prima has amassed a whole lot of hundreds of streams on Spotify and the Manchester singer has additionally carried out on the BBC Music Introducing stage at Studying and Leeds Pageant, been playlisted by Rinse FM, and has seen the music video for her monitor ‘100’ premiere on Earmilk.
After a few years of friendship with D Jordan, rapper RJ joined the Midication fold in 2018 and has by no means seemed again; the Manchester artist, who’s musical output centres round his inspirational restoration from habit, has had his singles ‘Bars’ and ‘Trapped’ performed on BBC Radio 1 in 2021, in addition to his newest single ‘Northern Soul’ being named BBC Radio 1 Xtra’s ‘Observe of the Week’ in November. After releasing his debut album ‘Residence Grown’ in March, it peaked at quantity 2 within the iTunes Hip Hop/RnB Album Charts for five days and peaked at quantity 32 within the All Style Album Charts.
JSD, Founder & Head Honcho at Midication, mentioned, “This label showcase is the end result of a decade of the blood, sweat and tears it has taken to get the Midication household to the place we’re at the moment, and what higher solution to rejoice our tenth yr than with an unimaginable stay present?! We owe the whole lot to the town of Manchester, its individuals and its progressive music group, so we will’t wait to point out everybody the work we now have been doing behind the scenes.”
Tickets on Sale at: Skiddle.
Comply with @midication for updates about ‘Jingle Bars’, the label showcase that includes JSD and the complete artist roster at Off The Sq. on Tues 14th December.