Nicky Talent is an aspiring artist hailing from Toxteth, Liverpool, and at the age of 27, has been rhyming and shining since roughly the age of 13. Before the days of his Liverpool hip hop group A.R.T, Nicky began rapping alongside Local Liverpool group ‘Staff Only’ and since an early age has developed his craft at an alarming rate!
As an artist, he has had the privilege to work with and support legends such as KRS-One, GZA(Wu Tang Clan),The SugarHill Gang, Minnesota-rapper Brother Ali, and through his steady rise in the scene swiftly flourished into becoming a resident MC for Liverpool based nights like Rubaglove, Hyped Liverpool, and Eat Your Greens, resulting in Nicky hyping up the crowd for the likes of DJ Yoda, Mary Anne Hobbs, Adam F, and being on flyers alongside legends such as the likes of Bryan Gee, Nicky Blackmarket, Serial Killaz, Bailey and plenty others!
In the past Nicky Talent has worked alongside BBC Blast, Liverpool Youth Service, Liverpool City Council, Merseyside Youth Association, Addaction, N-Gage and U-Plan to help empower and motivate young people through music workshops in a undoubtable aspect.
Currently working on his “Eyes on the Prize” Promo EP and numerous more mixes/mixtapes with plenty of DJ/MC features, he is definitely an eye opener for the UK Urban Community.
So from a young kid with a passion for lyricism to this artist developing himself professionally as a performer and entrepreneur, the level of lyrical diversity has been raised. Drum and Bass, Jungle, Garage, Dubstep and Hip Hop are just some of the genres he endeavours in… From conducting rap workshops to performing at major events, there’s bound to be a great presence of this up and comer in 2017 and beyond!