He blends his West Midlands upbringing & Gambian heritage into a uniquely powerful brand of rap that has seen him carve out space as an exciting new voice in British music.
Pa has a deep-rooted belief that music is a calling bigger than him, whether that's down to his families tribe"s folk music background or the death of his close friend AP which drove him to write his first lyrics.
He is a pioneering force across British youth culture – whose message and energy knows, no borders.
A street prophet – an old spirit, old soul who offers a fresh and fiercely independent look at a life that many can relate too.
"This is an extraordinarily assured first offering from a young artist capable of surprising at every turn.
"The result is not so much a foreboding portrait of a forgotten, boom-and-bust city, but an invitation to a place and people unduly ignored—and an introduction to an artist who won't be.
"Not so much sent to Coventry, then, as visiting voluntarily."
Pa Salieu plays The Great Escape Festival, Brighton, on Friday 14th May 2021. CLICK HERE for more details.