Glynde place, east sussex 5-7th July 2024
Artist Socials

Franz Von is best known as the high octane emcee of much loved afrofusion kings K.O.G. & The Zongo
Brigade and jazz fusionists TC & The Groove Family.
A well established artist now introducing his electrifying hip hop afrofusion ensemble. Blending live drums,
keyboard, MPC, and bass guitar with his lyrical prowess. Bringing together their diverse musical backgrounds,
the 4 piece have created a dynamic high energy show.
Franz Von’s blend of Jamaican dancehall Mcing, classic boom bap hip-hop rap style and his band’s live energy
has endeared him to audiences around the UK.
Housing previous support from BBC Introducing Sheffield and Amazing Radio who handed him a one-off
show, as well as BBC Introducing at Radio 1 and DJ Target at BBC 1Xtra, Ministry of Sound, Naga Mag,
Word Is Bond, Groovin’ Mood, and more. Franz Von is a Jamaican-born, UK-based artist exploring
traditional cultural lineage from Africa through to modern genres. After 8 years playing with K.O.G and the
Zongo Brigade, Franz Von has collaborated with the likes of Tony Allen, Onipa, and Wiyaala. Following the
success of pre-released singles ‘Her Frequency’ and ‘Power Be You’, his latest EP ‘PEOPLE DI POWA’ has
arrived just in time.


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