Headline British Rapper, Social Influencer, MOBO Award Winner & Author



The Dark Lady

The Dark Lady

Native: Race And Class In The Ruins Of The Empire

Native: Race And Class In The Ruins Of The Empire

How to hire Akala

Contact the Champions Speakers agency to provisionally enquire about Akala for your event today. Simply call a booking agent on 0207 1010 553 or email us at [email protected] for more information.

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Akala's official speaking topics are listed below.

  • Africa in history - Prezi seminar: overview of pre-colonial African civilisations/societies from 20,000BC to 1500AD
  • The Haitian Revolution - overview/exploration of the only successful slave revolt in human history, during which enslaved Africans defeated the armies of Britain, France and Spain
  • A history of Black Britain
  • Black people of the Americas - exploration of the legacy of slavery and colonialism across the Americas from Canada to Brazil including the Caribbean 
  • Black people in science: ancient and modern - explores the contributions of black people to science and technology throughout history
  • Race, class and imperialism 
  • THSC talk - hip hop and Shakespeare: an overview and exploration 
  • History of hip hop - the evolution of an emcee - overview of oral traditions, musical, cultural and political movements that have contributed to the evolution of emceeing so far
  • Music industry and production master class
  • NATIVES - talk about Akala's new book
  • The power of education

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the temporary halt of live events, Akala has been attending virtual events. See the feedback that he received from attendees below:

"As a Citi employee I’d like to thank Akala for speaking last week. I learned a great deal and am extremely grateful." - James, Citi Bank