As our Day Ones would probably know, Indiv is nearly ten years old and all of it’s founding members have now grown up (ish). Over the years, we’ve helped each other hustle great personal brands that have opened doors for us all, leading to work in places that we’d never have dreamed of prior. We now feel that it’s time to help the next generation through.
Gold Mokwe, or the ‘Fresh Princess of Hackney’ as she’s commonly known, is the brainchild behind Hot Since ’91, the events brand that brings us 90’s Karaoke at The Garage, London. Having put on only three parties prior, Gold worked with her brother Ike to take 90’s Karaoke from an event of fifty people in a one room bar in Camden, to a super fun house of 90’s memorabilia over three rooms with an average monthly attendance of seven hundred and fifty!
GYNelle Leon is an award-winning photographer with a MSc in forensic science, used to work in finance and fraud prevention, then packed that all in, quit her job and sold her flat…to open a cactus shop. Prick – Cactus Shop London is London’s first boutique dedicated to cacti and other succulents. Although this is her first solo business venture, Prick has been featured in The Metro, Evening Standard, Financial Times, iD and Time Out. Oh, and she does her own PR.
Shakka is an award winning singer, songwriter, producer, founder and CEO of ‘Hand Me Down Studios’. Famed for his feature on Wretch 32’s smash Blackout and taking on lead vocal duty with Basement Jaxx, he’s supported Rudimental on tour, collaborated with Delilah and has regular plays on BBCR1 and 1xtra. He also recently played the BBC R1 Stage at Glastonbury – not bad for a DIY musician, eh?
Ki Pharaoh is a strong independent woman who don’t need no man to do nothing for him. Sometimes he takes photos, writes music, DJ’s and throws parties.