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Edward Wakili-Hick

Edward Wakili-Hick is a drummer and producer based in London. He was an original member of the South London born artist collective, Steam Down. In 2017 he joined the group Sons of Kemet. Wakili-Hick has also worked with artists and bands including; Angelique Kidjo, Protoje, Alicia Keys, Horace Andy, Freddie McGregor, Bobby Watson, Edward Simon, Nubya Garcia and Kokoroko. As a bandleader he has led his own groups at venues including Jazz Refreshed and Ronnie Scotts, as well as performing solo sets at the Royal Albert Hall. His project Nok Cultural Ensemble, a modern sonic exploration of African and Caribbean rhythms, have a record due to be released in 2022.