Joshua Idehen is a British-born Nigerian based in Sweden. A spoken word artist and musician, he has contributed poems to Mercury-nominated albums ‘Channel The Spirits’ by The Comet Is Coming, ‘Your Queen Is A Reptile’ and the Mobo winning "Black Is The Future", both by Sons of Kemet. More recently, he formed Calabashed with Alabaster DePlume, a spiritual jazz crew who were recently named a 2021 one-to-watch by NME, and worked with LA electronic maestro Daedelus on the critically acclaimed mini LP, "Holy Water Over Sons". In 2023, he continues his journey as a solo musical artist, releasing the mixtape “Learn To Swim” produced by Ludvig Parment (Saturday, Monday).
“A Poetic Masterpiece” - Afropunk
“Idehen’s words are always worth leaning in for” - Q Magazine