Talented East London duo #Pound are looking to follow in the footsteps of previous East London megastars Kano, Tempa T and Lethal Bizzle as they forge their own sound.
Made up of rappers SMXKE and DARKBOI the group are preparing to release their best mixtape to date before the end of the year.
Rapper, singer and song writer SMXKE began his musical career and the age of 15, teaming up with grime legend God’s Gift & Mucky Wolf Pack on the song “Bow for The Wolves”. The track was one of the biggest to come out of Channel AKA, which was the known as Channel U. Together with childhood friend DARKBOI and producer Supawave to form #Pound.
Similarly to his partner, DARKBOI started his musical career at a young age. When he was just 16 he was part of a group called Kidz in The Hood which was created by on of grimes finest me’s Crazy Titch. This was followed by his popular hit “On the Block”.
The duo has three songs available to listen to on Youtube now: “She”, “Can’t Wait”, “B@ng!” and “Signs” were released via Link Up TV, GRM Daily and Mixtape Madness respectively.
There’s no doubt they are a group to look out for and you can check out any updates on the duo on their website www.officialpound.com and on twitter @PoundUK @Darkboi_ and @Smokemain.
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