AC aka Achilles Charrington
AC is a rapper/mc/designer living in North West London who is causing an underground storm right now. The youth across the land know him for selling 35,000 copies of his critically acclaimed CDs 'Human trash' and 'Youthanasia' on the streets, with no help from the industry.
He has performed on the same bill as artists like COMMON, D12, ESTELLE , MARQUES HOUSTON, H - TOWN, KLASHNEKOFF, SWAY, SKINNYMAN, Wu-tang Clan, JAY SEAN, RISHI RICH PROJECT, Chipmunk, N-Dubz, THE OUTLAWZ, Capone 'N' Noreaga, NATHAN, PANJABI MC AND many other big names.
He has toured the UK, FRANCE, NORWAY, GERMANY AND INDIA, with a USA tour in the pipeline. AC did a BBC MAIDA VALE LIVE SESSION for radio 1 with MENTOR KOLEKTIV (with who he put out the critically acclaimed album: Broke), and his Music Videos have reached the top 10 ON channels like MTV BASE, CHANNEL U/AKA, B4U, PASSION TV , BRIT ASIA TV, ZEE MUSIC ETC.
DJs who played his music on radio include WESTWOOD, ZANE LOWE, SHOTRY BLITZ, RAS KWAME, BOBBY N NIHAL, SEMTEX etc.
Magazines have given him rave reviews including HIPHOP CONNECTION, ONE WEEK TO LIVE, DJ, MIXMAG, BRITASIAN etc.
AC has also worked with BBC Blast, teaching children and teenagers stage performance and rapping.
He appeared rapping on the movie extras of 'Kidulthood', Noel Clarke's acclaimed UK film.
AC's music combines humour and robust beats to deliver a message of positivity to the youth without being preachy.
AC has now expanded his brand with the ‘Achilles Charrington Range’: the first items in the collection being the Ace’s High jacket and tee shirt.