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.

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.

Jordan   Baz (Formally known as Jordz) is one half of the rap duo his musical partner is called Favekid and together the form the duo which is M.A.D (Making A Difference) Music.  They both have distinctive musical styles which when put together both complement each other very well. Baz with his conscious raps and over your head lyrics grew up in Lewisham and has always had a love for music and hopes to inspire others to live their dream through his music.

Jordan

Baz (Formally known as Jordz) is one half of the rap duo his musical partner is called Favekid and together the form the duo which is M.A.D (Making A Difference) Music.

They both have distinctive musical styles which when put together both complement each other very well. Baz with his conscious raps and over your head lyrics grew up in Lewisham and has always had a love for music and hopes to inspire others to live their dream through his music.

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.

Raymond Dunbar   Raymond Dunbar also known as King In Disguise is a musician, songwriter and lyricist hailing from East London, has featured with various underground artists.  With his skill and unorthodox lyrics he plans to show young people how he contributes towards his own music and also how young people can inspire themselves to write the lyrics they want to hear.

Raymond Dunbar

Raymond Dunbar also known as King In Disguise is a musician, songwriter and lyricist hailing from East London, has featured with various underground artists.

With his skill and unorthodox lyrics he plans to show young people how he contributes towards his own music and also how young people can inspire themselves to write the lyrics they want to hear.

Ben German   Ben German-Hamilton is a singer/song writer, producer and engineer with experience in Hip-Hop, Grime and RnB.  Ben started rapping at the age of 14. At 16 he studied music production, where he learnt how to produce and engineer. After he studied sound engineering at university, he began the process of learning how expand his vocal ability.  Since expanding his vocal ability and writing skills he made a mixtape, which addressed the issues he has been through. Working with other artists, he has experience in collaborations, writing, recording, mixing music and performing. Outside of Rap Therapy, he gets his nerd on with video games and anime.

Ben German

Ben German-Hamilton is a singer/song writer, producer and engineer with experience in Hip-Hop, Grime and RnB.

Ben started rapping at the age of 14. At 16 he studied music production, where he learnt how to produce and engineer. After he studied sound engineering at university, he began the process of learning how expand his vocal ability.

Since expanding his vocal ability and writing skills he made a mixtape, which addressed the issues he has been through. Working with other artists, he has experience in collaborations, writing, recording, mixing music and performing. Outside of Rap Therapy, he gets his nerd on with video games and anime.

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”.