Lady Sanity

Award: Do it Differently Fund

Year: 2018

Genre: Hip-hop/rap

Instrument/voice type: Rapper

Location: West Midlands


Birmingham born & bred with Caribbean roots, rapper Lady Sanity has taken influence from talents such as Lauryn Hill, A Tribe Called Quest & Ms Dynamite.

In 2015 Sanity's debut mixtape 'Construction' gained recognition from BBC introducing WM, Radio 6, Radio 1 & 1xtra as 2 songs ‘Dust’ & ‘Blue Prints’ were play-listed as introducing tracks of the week.

Projects ‘Summer In September’ and ‘The Graduate’ solidified her hard hitting flow with Grime, 90s Hip Hop & Jazz influences. In 2016 Sanity gained her first festival slot at Glastonbury, followed by BoomBap Festival, The Great Escape & Shardfest; as well as supporting Hip-Hop heavy’s KRS-one, Lowkey & Roxanne Shante. 

Building her credibility as an artist, Sanity picked up her first award as GRM Daily’s selected 2017 Get Rated winner; followed by receiving ‘Best Solo Female 2018’ at Birmingham’s 1st Music Award ceremony. Most recently, the rapper has released PRSF ‘Women Make Music scheme’ funded project ‘For Figures’, a 5 track EP centred on Sanity’s path of self-discovery in her musical journey thus far. 

Going from strength to strength, April 2018 saw the artist travel to the Gold Coast, Australia, for the Commonwealth Games 2018 closing ceremony; representing her hometown in front of an estimated 1 billion as her live performance was broadcasted across the world.