Episode #166: Flowdan – UK Grime Emcee, Roll Deep Crew, New Solo Album “Full Metal Jacket” Out Now on Tru Thoughts

Fresh is the Word Podcast - Episode #166: Flowdan

On Fresh is the Word, we like to deliver wisdom through great stories from the minds of bright creatives of pop culture. Through those stories, we like to dissect the journey of our guests and present actionable lessons and advice for our listeners no matter what career or avenue of artistry they pursue.

The guest for this episode is UK grime emcee Flowdan, who is one of the founding members of UK grime crew Roll Deep. Recently, Flowdan released his newest solo album Full Metal Jacket via Tru Thoughts featuring heavy production from the likes of Plastician, Filthy Gears and Footsie and collaborations with Frisco and Irah.

During our chat, we talked about his creative process in making Full Metal Jacket, the unique sound of UK grime, the balance between making music for both the underground and mainstream, his audience, the real world topics of his music, the early years of grime, giving people a voice through music, and much more!

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Kelly "K-Fresh" Frazier
Kelly "K-Fresh" Frazier has been an online advocate for Detroit hip-hop, electronic, and rock music for over a decade now. As a tastemaker in the Detroit scene, he writes about the city's music and culture through various forms of social media along with publications both here in Detroit and internationally. Outside of writing, he is a well-respected DJ within the city who has played numerous gigs in many of Detroit's most legendary venues