Hailing from Brockley, South London, Koder . commenced his musical journey age 12 by producing, taking part in competitive cyphers and creating an underground profile circulating, pirate radio stations and various MC battles.
2010 saw the release of his debut mixtape Space Shuttle Business , featuring collaboration with Dot Rotten.
His increasing recognition led him to appear on legendary Grime DVD, Lord of the Mics and receive two Urban Music Awards nominations for critically acclaimed mixtape, The Calm in 2013.
The successful release of Naked EP , catapulted Koder ’s career further. His collaboration with live bands brought a new depth and ambience to his sound.
The importance of using his innate creative ability and poetic dialogue to spark mass discussion, sits at the very core of Koder ‘s approach to his song writing. His core values of social, economic and political stances continue to shape his unique sound, which is apparent in his commended 2016 single, Ignorant Katie from Vibrations EP.
Bringing the 2018 countdown in at Northern Bass Festival , Koder kicked off the year with a sold out headline show on his New Zealand tour . Proving he’s in this for the long-haul, Koder’s international demand didn’t stop there, making an appearance at Germany’s Splash Festival , hitting Norway’s top 100 chart with Balance alongside Octavian and a feature on Vince Staples’ Beats 1 , Apple Music playlist with ‘Why You In The Ends’. Bringing it home, Koder wrapped up summer with Reading Festival, shutting down the BBC Introducing stage with fellow Brockley MC, Yizzy – and with the release of Richer, this climatic year is sure to be one to remember.
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