Algernon Cornelius


Algernon Cornelius is a rapper, producer and multi-instrumentalist from Manchester (via Leeds). While a mainstay of both Leeds and Manchester’s DIY scenes, Algernon has played alongside Armand Hammer, Cakes Da Killa, Dälek, Moor Mother, NAH, Shabazz Palaces, Ho99o9, The Bug, BbyMutha and Teebs; as well as having performed at Gilles Peterson’s We Out Here Festival, produced for R.A.P. Ferreira, been featured in Death Grips own Andy Morin’s A2B2 radio show, and remixed tracks for Pijn and Cower. Having unleashed an arsenal of compilations, mixtapes, EPs, instrumental beat tapes, side projects and alter-alias albums over the years, the past 12 months has seen the release of ‘Neither Gloaming Nor Argent: Both Before And After The Dark’ – a compilation of rap singles, plus his “official” debut rap album ‘The Miraculous Weapons of Clarkus Dark’. Algernon’s style has been described as “ruthless and emotive” (Exposed Magazine). “Algernon Cornelius is one of the most interesting artists in Hip Hop right now” (Focus Hip Hop).