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Video: Tinchy Stryder launches cultural legacy in Stratford

Tinchy Stryder (centre) with a group of year 12 performimg art students from Chobham Accademy Tinchy Stryder (centre) with a group of year 12 performimg art students from Chobham Accademy

Friday, December 6, 2013
2:05 PM

Dozens gathered to see Tinchy Strider launch the East Village “Artists in Residence” programme last Wednesday to celebrate the cultural legacy in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

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At the launch the musician revealed a new school anthem developed with Chobham Academy academy students in a live performance.

The new track was formulated in a masterclass hosted by the acclaimed rapper where students of the academy, in Cheering Lane, could share ideas and polish their natural talent.

Tinchy said: “I’m passionate about passing on my musical knowledge to young people and I was proud to be East Village’s first Artist in Residence.

“It’s an honour to give back a lasting cultural legacy to the area that I grew up in.”

Stuart Corbyn, chairman of Get Living London said: “We’re delighted Tinchy Stryder has joined our Artist in Residence programme which is chance to celebrate the fantastic cultural scene this part of the capital has to offer.”

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