Born in Nigeria, Asriel (sometimes known as Chief) began rapping and recording music in his early teens. Now 20, his devotion to his craft has gifted him the ability to express himself through music and he does it like no other, channelling his individuality in his songwriting.
“Part of the reason I became an artist was to inspire, educate, provoke and change individuals. I applied to take part in this project to equip myself with the knowledge to do that. The DISRUPT residency is both an opportunity and a platform to say things that need to be said, retold or haven’t been said yet.”