Hailing from a small town outside Drogheda and now in Belfast, Alicia Raye is an iconic singer, songwriter and rapper. Known for breaking barriers, Alicia released debut mixtape Alphabet landing #1 on ITunes Hip Hop charts and #2 Album charts. The mixtape gained traction and support from DSP’s gathering almost 700K streams on Spotify alone. Alicia has been seen across many platforms including RTE, Nialler9 , Hot Press, District Magazine and The Independent as the cover girl sharing her experience with music in direct provision. Alicia Raye was also on the cover of Spotify’s editorial playlist “The New Éire”, showing the impact her music has on the Urban genre landing placements on New Music Friday UK, Afro Bashment, Who We Be and The New Eire. With the success of the hit drill single Nobody 2.0 funded by Belfast City Arts Council, her fan base in the UK began to grow appearing on BBC Introducing , BBC 1XTRA , Kiss FM and more.