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Leeds Festival of Ideas: The MOBOs and Me with Kanya King

Leeds International Festival of Ideas is a metropolitan celebration of new ideas and innovation. We invite world-leading thinkers, creators, and pioneers to Leeds to share new ideas and discuss the world of tomorrow.

Founder of the MOBO Awards, Kanya King CBE, has helped bring black music from the side-lines to the mainstream against the odds. (Image credit: Copyright_BryanAdams)

The MOBOs and Me. Kanya has been a major player in the music industry, as the founder of the MOBOs. They talk being a woman in the music industry and the challenges of being a Black woman in a very white and male-dominated industry. What are the goals now that mainstream music is being held more accountable for its diversity?

The MOBOs and Me is hosted by music journalist Jenessa Williams.

  • 19 September 2021 16:30-17:30
  • Last Entry: 16:20

The Corn Exchange, Leeds, United Kingdom 11+ (or accompanied by an adult) TICKETS

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