Punch Records hit the road this April with their 3rd “Welcome To MY City” tour.
Known for their groundbreaking work with emerging artists and their ability to spot the next big thing, Punch have selected 5 emerging artists making waves in their local music scene and will visit each of their cities on tour, each event being headlined by the artists from that respective city.
The Flapper, Birmingham
Headline performance: Vital
With support from: Fred Fredas, China Bowls, Chiedu Oraka, Chesqua
VITAL is a Music Artist Born and influenced by his Wolverhampton and Jamaican roots, he is a strong believer in family morals and expresses this through his music and home life which is documented through his social media.
December 2016, VITAL released an e.p entitled "POWERS" that hit the iTunes Hip Hop top 20 charts, April 2017 VITAL decided to them put on his own SOLD OUT Headline show and brought the city of Wolverhampton together and the night was a success without fault.
Engineering and creatively directing his own music and videos has birthed much online and public success with approximately 2,000,000 Youtube views collectively including on his personal Channel. 5 music videos featured on Channel AKA and television appearances on MADEinBrum + BBC 1's Midlands Today.
Consistent support and radio play from the likes of BBC Radio 1, 1Xtra and WM. His music had led to iTunes releases, and the opportunity to travel and live in Spain for 3 months, Cyprus for 2 months and America for 1.
Performing on over 200 stages like MADE Birmingham 2016 + BBC Radio 1's BIG WEEKEND Festival 2016 with artists such as: Lotto Boyzz, JayKae, Dapz, Lethal B, Big Narstie, Dappy, Roxxan, Stylo G, Gappy Ranx, Spice, Alkaline, Black Ryno, Freddy McGregor, Stone Love, Serocee, Durty Goodz, Wiley, Scorcher, Tinie Tempah, Bashy, Mz Bratt & Marcus Nasty, Hopsin, Yungen, Invasion, StayFresh, Sneakbo, Mo Stack, J Hus + so much more. etc!
Having released #Clean Hearts Only in 2017 - the latest project, Vital then put on his 2nd headline showcases Clean Hearts Only 2018.
Soon After the BBC West Midlands gave VITAL his one Radio Show:
The Midlands Source, every Tuesday 7-10pm
All about Music, Arts & Culture in the West Midlands.
-95.6fm / DAB / Online / BBC Sounds App / iPlayer-