Photo above by Pink Portico
Malta’s international beatbox pioneer and singing-songwriting export, Dana McKeon, has been going strong in her musical ventures since moving to London almost two years ago. She is currently ranked as the #5 female beatboxer world-wide (2012 World Beatbox Championships) and #2 in the UK (2012 & 2013 UK Beatbox Championships).
Dana has been receiving widespread recognition for her work as a solo artist and has recently been nominated for the “Best Female Up and Coming Artist Award” at the UK HipHop Nation Awards 2013, putting Malta on these charts for the first time ever. The award show will be celebrating the achievements of hiphop, soul, reggae and jazz artists, alongside a host of celebrity guests and live performances. A few notable nominees in various award categories include Wretch 32, Ms Dynamite and Tim Westwood.
The event format is that of a People’s Choice Award, whereby voting can be carried out till the 15th November through an online poll. The UK HipHop Nation Awards will be held and filmed for SKY TV on the 30th November at The Shaw Theatre, London.
In order to vote for Dana McKeon and show your support for Maltese talent, the relevant voting section can be accessed directly via: http://poll.pollcode.com/79744
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