Our Team

Meet the Rap Therapy family.

 
Bhishma Asare   Proph (Bhishma Asare) is a rapper who was raised in Thornton Heath and considered “The rapper, next in line”. With his phenomenal wordplay and unique musical flow, he explains through his music what he experiences and has seen on a day to day basis, making him one of the most relatable artists to come out of such an area. He is an independent unsigned artist and funds his own music creations with a close team of people.  The media have also been fond of Proph including The Metro newspaper as they wrote an exclusive feature on him talking against knife crime on his song “Blue Tears”. He has experience performing at Croydon Box Park, Notting Hill Carnival, BBC Radio, plus more.

Bhishma Asare

Proph (Bhishma Asare) is a rapper who was raised in Thornton Heath and considered “The rapper, next in line”. With his phenomenal wordplay and unique musical flow, he explains through his music what he experiences and has seen on a day to day basis, making him one of the most relatable artists to come out of such an area. He is an independent unsigned artist and funds his own music creations with a close team of people.

The media have also been fond of Proph including The Metro newspaper as they wrote an exclusive feature on him talking against knife crime on his song “Blue Tears”. He has experience performing at Croydon Box Park, Notting Hill Carnival, BBC Radio, plus more.

Danny Platinum   Hailing from Yorkshire, Huddersfield to be exact. Danny Platinum has come to make his mark in the City of London through his unique musical talents. Self Producing all his music with the blend of his strong northern accent proves that what you hear has never been heard before.  When Jumping on board with the Rap Therapy team, Platinum saw that this was a great platform for young people of all ages and backgrounds. Teaching them different ways to release their creativity and mental baggage. Also, It is a great way for the teachers to understand how their students act and react to certain situations.

Danny Platinum

Hailing from Yorkshire, Huddersfield to be exact. Danny Platinum has come to make his mark in the City of London through his unique musical talents. Self Producing all his music with the blend of his strong northern accent proves that what you hear has never been heard before.

When Jumping on board with the Rap Therapy team, Platinum saw that this was a great platform for young people of all ages and backgrounds. Teaching them different ways to release their creativity and mental baggage. Also, It is a great way for the teachers to understand how their students act and react to certain situations.

Richard Taylor   Richard has experience as a director of photography, an editor, a producer and a director. Whether factual or fictional; whether selling a dress, marketing a start up, or shaping a short; they are all about telling a story. Art is an extension of the soul and visual artwork both visual, digital and print are all mediums we consume on a daily basis. Hard work paired with a key focus to inspire is the core of his work.  He works mainly with musicians on artist branding, headshots, album covers and music videos. Richard’s goal is to share this experience with the students of Rap Therapy to give an insight into visual expression and creating an image around music.

Richard Taylor

Richard has experience as a director of photography, an editor, a producer and a director. Whether factual or fictional; whether selling a dress, marketing a start up, or shaping a short; they are all about telling a story. Art is an extension of the soul and visual artwork both visual, digital and print are all mediums we consume on a daily basis. Hard work paired with a key focus to inspire is the core of his work.

He works mainly with musicians on artist branding, headshots, album covers and music videos. Richard’s goal is to share this experience with the students of Rap Therapy to give an insight into visual expression and creating an image around music.

RioJai   Rio (Riolistic) has worked with young people through music for 10 years. Creating many links and associates both in the education sector and music industry. Rio has raised in excess of £100,000 for various charities through his powerful speeches and creative workshops.  As a producer and recording engineer outside or Rap Therapy, Rio has worked with many industry professional artists which have helped him to become well respected within the community.

RioJai

Rio (Riolistic) has worked with young people through music for 10 years. Creating many links and associates both in the education sector and music industry. Rio has raised in excess of £100,000 for various charities through his powerful speeches and creative workshops.

As a producer and recording engineer outside or Rap Therapy, Rio has worked with many industry professional artists which have helped him to become well respected within the community.

Ellie   EllieRose is a Singer/Songwriter/Actress from Newcastle with a BA and MA in Musical Theatre. She has been writing since the age of 7 after the death of her father, Internationally Renowned Musician Isaac Guillory.  The brain is the most complex yet beautifully powerful organ in the body. The way we deal with trauma as humans can sometimes be managed completely by our unconscious. Having suffered from depression her whole life she has found that musical expression and art can help bring those thoughts and feelings to the surface and be dealt with in a healthy way. Ellie believes that she has a responsibility to the younger generation and hopes to offer assistance in empowering them to overcome their hardest obstacles and ultimately open minds to help end the stigma surrounding mental health.

Ellie

EllieRose is a Singer/Songwriter/Actress from Newcastle with a BA and MA in Musical Theatre. She has been writing since the age of 7 after the death of her father, Internationally Renowned Musician Isaac Guillory.

The brain is the most complex yet beautifully powerful organ in the body. The way we deal with trauma as humans can sometimes be managed completely by our unconscious. Having suffered from depression her whole life she has found that musical expression and art can help bring those thoughts and feelings to the surface and be dealt with in a healthy way. Ellie believes that she has a responsibility to the younger generation and hopes to offer assistance in empowering them to overcome their hardest obstacles and ultimately open minds to help end the stigma surrounding mental health.

Darryl Knights   Darryl is a music producer / guitarist / pianist & music tutor from South London. He is awarded with a BTEC National Certificate in Music Technology and a RSL Diploma for Music Practitioners in Creative Music and Production. His love for music production has spanned over several years, and he has created music for current & upcoming artists.  Darryl also runs a Music Production Club, within an after school facility in his local community. He teaches the children music programming, recording and sequencing skills using Logic, a music software program.  “I use my professional and social interactional skills to relay a positive and expressive understanding to the students & team of Rap Therapy.”

Darryl Knights

Darryl is a music producer / guitarist / pianist & music tutor from South London. He is awarded with a BTEC National Certificate in Music Technology and a RSL Diploma for Music Practitioners in Creative Music and Production. His love for music production has spanned over several years, and he has created music for current & upcoming artists.

Darryl also runs a Music Production Club, within an after school facility in his local community. He teaches the children music programming, recording and sequencing skills using Logic, a music software program.

“I use my professional and social interactional skills to relay a positive and expressive understanding to the students & team of Rap Therapy.”

Katie   Katie is an events instructor, workshop leader, artist, blogger and overall creative.  She has performed her own Spoken Word poetry at many London venue showcases: Dean Atta & Deanna Rodger's "Come Rhyme With Me", Leytonstone Arts Trail, Noteworthy, Lyric Hammersmith, Royal Festival Hall, Deal Real Records relaunch Carnaby, Free Word Centre, Costa coffee, Bussey Building, Surrey/Brunel University, Passing Clouds - Lyrically Challenged, Silver Bullet, BoxPark and Rich Mix.  Her University Placement at Rich Mix in Shoreditch, gave her the confidence and platform towards performing her own written work. She discusses various topics ranging from our city humour, UK lifestyles to broader societal issues. In addition, she won a big cash prize via the Guestlist Network publication's ‘Cash Genie’ competition, coming up with their “Wittiest Rhyme”.

Katie

Katie is an events instructor, workshop leader, artist, blogger and overall creative.

She has performed her own Spoken Word poetry at many London venue showcases: Dean Atta & Deanna Rodger's "Come Rhyme With Me", Leytonstone Arts Trail, Noteworthy, Lyric Hammersmith, Royal Festival Hall, Deal Real Records relaunch Carnaby, Free Word Centre, Costa coffee, Bussey Building, Surrey/Brunel University, Passing Clouds - Lyrically Challenged, Silver Bullet, BoxPark and Rich Mix.

Her University Placement at Rich Mix in Shoreditch, gave her the confidence and platform towards performing her own written work. She discusses various topics ranging from our city humour, UK lifestyles to broader societal issues. In addition, she won a big cash prize via the Guestlist Network publication's ‘Cash Genie’ competition, coming up with their “Wittiest Rhyme”.

Mish   Mish has experienced, first hand, how hip hop can reach deep into one's mind and pull them out of trauma and negativity into a space of healing. He has spent years studying lyricism and rap history, and now wants to use that knowledge to help others who are in difficult situations.  Using extensive experience with young people, professional knowledge in the field of hate crime and a determination to always create positive results out of negative circumstances, Mish has a strong motivation to bring the best out of everybody using Rap Therapy.

Mish

Mish has experienced, first hand, how hip hop can reach deep into one's mind and pull them out of trauma and negativity into a space of healing. He has spent years studying lyricism and rap history, and now wants to use that knowledge to help others who are in difficult situations.

Using extensive experience with young people, professional knowledge in the field of hate crime and a determination to always create positive results out of negative circumstances, Mish has a strong motivation to bring the best out of everybody using Rap Therapy.

Hugh   Hughdem is an MC and producer from hailing from Hampshire, currently residing in South London. He creates his own solo music as well as collaborating and producing for other artists. With musical influences from The Roots and J Dilla to old school grime, he tries to write songs that are personal and emotional, but relatable.  He is a firm believer in hip-hop and music as a tool for personal development, self-expression and social change, and as a musician for his whole life, is always excited to work with young people to help them realize their artistic potential.

Hugh

Hughdem is an MC and producer from hailing from Hampshire, currently residing in South London. He creates his own solo music as well as collaborating and producing for other artists. With musical influences from The Roots and J Dilla to old school grime, he tries to write songs that are personal and emotional, but relatable.

He is a firm believer in hip-hop and music as a tool for personal development, self-expression and social change, and as a musician for his whole life, is always excited to work with young people to help them realize their artistic potential.

Sienna   Sienna, also know as “Sunlight” is a 24 year old Australian singer/songwriter/rapper living in London. She started playing the drums at 11 and attended a music specialized High School on a scholarship for drumming and singing.  A writer from a young age, Sienna started recording her own songs at 16. Sienna’s passion and drive to get her music out there saw her leaving the small town of Adelaide, Australia and moving to Melbourne, then onto Sydney, and finally London at the beginning of 2019.  With extensive performing and songwriting experience, Sienna hopes to build confidence within young people to help them express themselves creatively and thereby improve their mental health.

Sienna

Sienna, also know as “Sunlight” is a 24 year old Australian singer/songwriter/rapper living in London. She started playing the drums at 11 and attended a music specialized High School on a scholarship for drumming and singing.

A writer from a young age, Sienna started recording her own songs at 16. Sienna’s passion and drive to get her music out there saw her leaving the small town of Adelaide, Australia and moving to Melbourne, then onto Sydney, and finally London at the beginning of 2019.

With extensive performing and songwriting experience, Sienna hopes to build confidence within young people to help them express themselves creatively and thereby improve their mental health.


Will   William Andres better known by his stage name ‘Guala’ is one of London’s most promising artists. With his unique style and flow, he touches hip hop, Reggaeton, Grime, and Afrobeats. Originally from Ecuador the Tottenham raised, arrived to the UK on the summer of 96.  With his unique “Spangish” style  (A mixture of Spanish and English)  Guala began making a name for himself in the music scene, impacting others with hiss lyrics. Guala believes that he invented "Spanglish Rap" in the UK and decided to create the 1st ever Grime song in Spanish.  Guala started writing songs from the age of 8 and has been composing professionally since 2011. His musical aspiration comes from childhood as his father was a DJ and the passion to compose developed throughout his life experiences in a rough environment. Guala graduated from university in social sciences, this has allowed him to work as a youth worker for Enfield Council, allowing him to share his love for music with young people from all ages.

Will

William Andres better known by his stage name ‘Guala’ is one of London’s most promising artists. With his unique style and flow, he touches hip hop, Reggaeton, Grime, and Afrobeats.
Originally from Ecuador the Tottenham raised, arrived to the UK on the summer of 96.

With his unique “Spangish” style (A mixture of Spanish and English) Guala began making a name for himself in the music scene, impacting others with hiss lyrics. Guala believes that he invented "Spanglish Rap" in the UK and decided to create the 1st ever Grime song in Spanish.

Guala started writing songs from the age of 8 and has been composing professionally since 2011. His musical aspiration comes from childhood as his father was a DJ and the passion to compose developed throughout his life experiences in a rough environment. Guala graduated from university in social sciences, this has allowed him to work as a youth worker for Enfield Council, allowing him to share his love for music with young people from all ages.