Somerset House Studios resident


Experimental rapper, producer, visual and performance artist.

Somerset House Studios
New Wing

Grime, dancehall, and R&B-inflected songs push radical political commentary about the racial, economic, and social inequalities in the UK and abroad. Gaika has released 2 independent mixtapes—Machine and Security—as well as a Warp Records-released EP, Spaghetto and a series of release on his own concept label The Spectacular Empire. He is the Political editor at large for Dazed and Confused.

GAIKA - SECURITY (A short film)

Gaika takes the sonic textures of the streets and crafts them into brand new, glistening shapes.


During this residency GAIKA will focus on expanding his performance driven video installation works.