Rising Name In UK Rap Nino SLG Returns
Nino SLG is a seventeen-year-old multi-faceted artist whose creativity, intelligence and artistry have already seen him gain support from the likes of BBC Introducing, CLASH (Artist To Watch), DJ Target, Robert Bruce, Jack Saunders, Charlie Sloth, Mary Anne Hobbs, Radio 1, Apple Music 1, 6Music and Spotify. Studying piano from the age of 11, the young artist was inspired by the revered penmanship of Kendrick Lamar, Tupac and George The Poet to hone his poetry and writing. Touching on societal issues and taboo topics like mental health, Nino is widely admired for his powerful pen game. Topping off 2021 fronting a national Twinings advert, 2022 has seen Nino share his ‘Young, Wild & Ruthless’ freestyle which drew heat from the likes of CRACK, GRM, TRENCH + more, step into the booth for GRM’s One Mic Freestyle series and receive tips from GLASS Magazine and Stormzy who selected Nino to appear in his new talent lineup for the Winter 22 issue of i-D Magazine.
Nino SLG returns latest single ‘Battle Cry’ opens with haunting spoken word, the reflective single sees Nino consider his choices and muse on the complexities and unknowns of life’s path. With Nino moving deftly between vocals on the chorus and his trademark lyrical dexterity and playful wordplay through each hard-hitting verse, ‘Battle Cry’ is an emphatic statement of what’s to come from this versatile talent.