DEBUT EP - MATTERS OF THE MIND by MASOL
Listen Here: https://soundcloud.com/masolvibes/sets/masol-matters-of-the-mind-ep
Buy Here: http://masolmusic.bandcamp.com/album/matters-of-the-mind
Artist Bio – Masol:
Masol aka Marie-Solange Ndeley of Cameroonian Decent is well known as the Hacker of All Trades and Master at Most; Writer, Author, Poet, Filmmaker, Musician, Producer, Photographer, Graphic Designer, DJ, Performer, Organizer & Motivational Speaker. She began writing poetry since age 8, published her first book ‘Joint & Seperated: The Importance of Friendship in Teenage Life’ at the age of 15.
Motivated by her genuine concern for the well being of youths and the danger they face, in July 2007; she Launched Poems Alive CIC, a community group, geared and aimed to empower, educate and encourage Youths towards a positive outlook of life through artistic and academic endeavours.
From 2003 till Present, Masol has worked extensively with Media & Arts institutes participating in community events, running events and workshop programs that promote young people at National theatre’s Next Generation, The Albany theatre , Apples & Snakes, Press Play, A New Direction, Rolling Sounds, Community Channel, Media Trust & more.
She studied Film Studies with Creative & Professional Writing at University of East London. She wrote, produced and directed her first short film for Channel 4, October 2010. ‘Unwritten Griots’ is a short documentary about the Dance Art Form of Stepping and it’s relationship to Black History Month. This short documentary was televised on Channel 4, Community Channel and selected by the BAFTAS Young Filmmakers Program & Award, the film was screened at the BAFTAS, Piccadilly on 17th March 2011.
Please see Link to Film: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BPPm8IANR6s
Masol’s Passion and Influence for Music began at the age of 2, motivated from watching her Mother, Maria G, sing, perform and tour in Cameroon to composing songs and producing bedroom Afro Hip Hop Beats. She finds that Music is not only a method of healing, but a vital method of communication to a stranger next door. She holds African Hi Life / Jazz base rhythms, poetic tongue cheek Hip Hop rhymes, soulful melodies and brain ticking lyrics in her upcoming EP ‘Matters of the Mind’.