Joshua Idehen is a writer, poet and a member of various musical projects:
Alternative Pop/RnB project Hugh, who recently released their debut EP ‘I Can’t Figure You Out’ to high acclaim, and spoken word influenced electro brass band Benin City whose 2013 album Fires In The Park was praised by Q Magazine, Artsdesk, Clash Magazine, and Mercury Prize Recommends. His album ‘Routes’ with producers LV (Hyperdub) was released in 2011 and was cited as one of both Mixmag and Fact Magazines’ Albums of the Year.
His poetry has been published in anthologies alongside luminaries such as Linton Kwesi Johnson. He has performed with Bipolar Sunshine, Dan le Sac, Laura Marling, and Scroobius Pip. He founded and runs the Poetry/Music events and magazine company, Poejazzi, which in 2014 released its first, free app, ‘Poejazzi,’ for IOS and Android platforms. Poejazzi also produced ‘HOWL 2.0’, a reimagining of Allen’s Ginberg’s Howl by London’s up and coming young poets, visual artists and producers.