· Official Charts Number 1 Album (‘Odd 1 Out’, 2013)
· Urban Music Award winner “Best Gospel” 2013
· Appears on BBC1 “Big Questions” 2013
· Graduates in “Business Management & Journalism” at the
University of Hertfordshire 2012
· RARE Rising Star Winner “The UK’s top 10 Black Students” 2012
· MOBO Award Winner “Best Gospel” 2010
· Urban Music Award Winner “Best Gospel” 2009
· Gospel Music Award “Best
Gospel Artist” 2009
· Celebrity Ambassador for The Princes Trust Charity
invited to Downing Street to meet UK Prime Minister David Cameron
that is just a snapshot taken over a few years from the artistic life of West
Ham United fanatic and urban music’s stellar young talent…. Guvna B.
to making such dynamic strides, Guvna B
at twenty four years of age, has four independent albums, the most recent of
which shot into the Official Christian & Gospel charts at number 1, and the
Official mainstream UK Urban chart at number 22. ‘Odd 1 Out’ which is the title
of the history making record, was the first ever rap album to top the Official
Christian & Gospel UK chart, and cemented Guvna B as the UK’s highest selling Urban Christian artist.
Guvna B, a University
of Hertfordshire Graduate, has an artistry that is current and relevant to today’s world and
consistently at the cutting edge of what will be the future for music. In
creating output, Guvna B draws from
his personal experiences and observations made living in and around the gritty
and fast-pace streets of London. His music addresses such life issues, not
through romanticising negative values or pretending hardship doesn’t exist, but
by offering reasoning with an insight based upon his own profound Christian faith.
his work this remains self-evident as Guvna
B continues to consistently deliver well-crafted, conscious music. Music
that is powerful enough to neutralise and banish so much of the negativity that
has plagued this world for years.
A courage and boldness not to follow the stereotypical trends of urban music today
has led to many doors opening for Guvna
B. This has allowed him to share his views on his faith and society. In
doing so, he has retained the essential ability to make excellent music. A
talent that has been acknowledged not only by the growing legions of fans, but
by broadcast media stations such as BBC, Sky News, Choice FM, and Premier
Christian Radio that are constantly airing his songs and his story.
Guvna B’s journey so far has seen a
lot being achieved within a short space of time. At age 20, Guvna B won the prestigious MOBO Award.
He has worked with highly acclaimed artists such as Hillsong, Jahmene Douglas, Jocelyn
Brown, Tim Hughes, LZ7, Canton Jones, Keisha Buchanan, Noel Robinson and more.
He has shared stages with the likes of Tinie Tempah, Matt Redman, and Lecrae
plus his story was shared with many in March 2013 when he appeared in
nationwide music magazine 'Music Week'. He is also the owner of ‘Allo Mate’,
which is an urban clothing brand he created in January 2013.
Guvna B is a well-rounded artist who
not only makes good music; he makes good music of substance based around
relevant content. Guvna B’s stage
presence is proven. His performances along with full band and DJ have been
witnessed by thousands all over the world and in venues such as Wembley Stadium
and the 02 Arena.
Guvna B was born in London, England on 13th June 1989, and has
origins in Accra, Ghana. Regarding his London upbringing, Guvna B states, “My
upbringing helped me find my faith in Jesus. The negative things I saw in my
society inspired me to do better and inspire people to be the best they can be
instead of becoming stereotypical products of a negative environment”