ShaoDow (Shaa-ow-dough) is a professional rapper and manga author. He self-released three albums, which sold more than 25,000 copies, created a headphone brand and published a book through his own company, DiY Gang Entertainment.
He was recently invited into Parliament to speak on behalf of grassroots music venues across the country. In 2017, ShaoDow received the AIM Award for Hardest Working Artist. He has opened for the likes of Wiley, Ghetts, Stormzy, Skepta and more, while his live shows have taken him across the UK, Europe and Asia.
A truly unique ‘Fire in the Booth with Charlie Sloth’ is the jewel in the crown of a plethora of radio shows, including Radio 1, 1xtra and BBC 6 Music. ShaoDow mentors artists, focusing on topics such as merchandising, planning a tour, time management, protecting mental health, getting radio play, networking and business opportunities.