Born in Nairobi and hailing from the Nilotic tribes of Kenya, Adelaide singer, rapper, and producer Elsy Wameyo embraces her cultural heritage to create a sound that is all her own.
Tipped to be the next big thing in Australian music, Elsy’s combination of afrobeats, harmonies and soul grooves with a booming bass line and rapid-fire wordplay over the top is absolutely addictive. Her insightful lyrics create a potent cocktail of pride, power, sorrow and frustration. Elsy’s trailblazing mix of rap and traditional sounds completely shatters the mould. After releasing her debut EP earlier in the year, Elsy has been killing it on festival stages at WOMADelaide and Vivid Sydney. You don’t wanna miss her performing at the The Lab on Friday 5 August.
8:30pm DOORS and DJ Elton
9pm Five Group Dancers
9:10pm DJ Elton
9:30 Elsy Wameyo