ROUGH UK EXCLUSIVE: Bella Figura - Unplugged

Describing their sound as 'heavy grooves,' Bella  Figura have combined bluesy melodies and soulful lyrics with the depth and sincerity that made the classic rock greats of times past. With Justin Gartry on guitar and vocals, Mikey Cooper on bass and Rhys Maslen playing the drums, the band perform an exclusive unplugged session of "Another Way" from their forthcoming EP.  Be sure to click HERE for the full interview with the band as they discuss their inspiration and goals for the year.


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Leyla Simple of Kamba Fine Art

ROUGH UK recently caught up with founder and director of Kamba Fine Art to delve into African comtemporary arts which one would say is becoming the next big thing in Europe and Asia. Kamba Fine Art  based in  Mayfair, London was established in 2011 by Leyla Simple. Through leyla's extensive travels to the African continent looking for promising new talent, where she provides the artists she discovers with a platform to exhibit their work at different venues and art fairs around the world. Leyla recently  exhibited at the Tribal Art Fair in London, and has plans for pop up exhibitions in cities across the globe. Before setting up the gallery in Mayfair in 2011, Leyla was an art dealer and interior designer who utilized some African art pieces in her schemes. She continues to sell tribal art through the sister gallery ROUGH Uk Presents Leyla Simple Video Production: JAY JUNG Conceptual Idea: CUBA CHARLES Interview…


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