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Nicholas Giannakis

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From ill producer to sick lyricist, believe he has indeed done it all! N.i.C is one of, if not the best musical artists to have ever come out of Malawi. At the tender age of 14 he won the first ever Sprite MC of the year competition, facing off against 5 other rappers all at least 7 years his senior. After completely crushing the competition with intense delivery and humiliating punchlines he secured first place with a unanimous decision from the pannel of judges. N.i. C impressed the judges so much with his hungry, ‘lets get down to business’ attitude that later that year he was invited to become a full time resident DJ at FM 101, a local radio station, and was therefore the youngest ever resident DJ in the country. He went on to Host several shows including the Friday night broadcast ’ The Hip Hop Drill ’ and ’ The Sprite Show ‘. After Wowing audiences with his surprising skills on the decks he was invited to a central African tour to represent Malawi as a judge in the ‘Hottest DJ in Central Africa’ competition hosted by Sprite. Being only 14 at the time N.i.C again shocked and impressed with his table techniques and music savvy. In 2006 N.i.C was selected from several thousand other young musicians to take part in the BBC’s worldwide talent search ’ The Next Big Thing ‘, along with fellow M.C Fadson. The two performed at the legendary Maide Vale studios in London to a live audience and pannel of major music icon judges. The track performed was N.i.

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