“BREIS is one of the best kept secrets in British Hip Hop” – The Guardian
BREIS (breeze) is a Nigerian rap artist based in the UK. His name stands for Brother Reaching Each Inner Soul. Growing up in both the UK and Nigeria has influenced BREIS’ sound, which is a fusion of Hip Hop, Jazz and Afro-beat. He has toured internationally and shared the stage with world class artists such as Afro beat musician, Tony Allen, Dele Sosimi, Dead Prez, Big Daddy Kane, Black Thought (The Roots), Angie Stone, Les Nubians, Omar Sosa, The Horndogz and Kim Burrell.
Breis is also the author of Brilliant Rappers Educate Intelligent Students – the UK’s premiere interactive rap book. BREIS is the CEO of Student of Life Ltd, a Hip Hop Education company/Record label and does a vast amount of work in schools across the UK, Europe, Washington DC, New York, Mauritius and Mozambique.
Having married both hip hop and education to assist in creating deeper interest in school, Breis travels all around the world, inspiring and empowering young people through his music and rap, whilst staying focus on education.
Breis who was in town recently, dropped by for a chat with MAG on AFO LIVE!