Born in Lisbon, raised in London. Representing Sao Tome E Principe at every opportunity. Rui Da Silva/Rei Sky is a creative practitioner, working mainly across music writing, performance, production and illustration. Influenced by Black diasporic and continental subcultures, like Grime, Jazz, Hip-Hop, Afro-Beat to Afro-Lusophone sounds from Kuduro and Kizomba to Funk Carioca and Afro-Bossa. With community and working-class struggle at heart, Rui/Rei also spends his time working with young people, operating in a range of contexts with aims of empowering social, mental, economic well-being. Plantain, selective company, UFC fight night, followed by a +8 psychological thriller on IMDB, followed by jokes about nothing, followed by more Plantain and a couple of Mighty Malts describes a near perfect evening.