Courtney Stoddart is an Afro-Celtic singer, poet and performer, passionate about dismantling hierarchy in all its forms. She intertwines elements of political, social and historical discussion into rhythm and rhyme, covering topics such as racism, colonialism, womanhood, domestic abuse and growing up in Scotland.
In June 2019, Courtney took part in the BBC Radio 1xtra and BBC Contains Strong Language Festival Word’s First Talent Scheme, making it to the final 12. She was selected to be published in an anthology by Own It! London and edited by Jude Yawson, co-writer of Stormzy’s Rise Up: The Story So Far.
Courtney has had lead roles in theatrical productions, including Lament For Sheku Bayoh at the Lyceum Theatre during Edinburgh Fringe 2019. She has been chosen to represent Scotland at Flup Festival in Rio de Janeiro in October 2019 and is in her final year of her degree at Edinburgh University.
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