Multi award winning artist and music executive Teriy Keys is confirmed to host Divas of Colour, coming March 18, 2017, at the Kia Oval Cricket ground, Surrey County Cricket Club, Harleyford St, Kennington, London SE11 5SS

Teriy Keys to host Divas of Colour
Teriy Keys Esq, Multi award winning Music Executive

Teriy-Severo Kiiza professionally known as Teriy Keys, Esq. (aka Smurfie Syco) is a multi-award winning Artist, Music executive, Businessman and Social investor. His clients range from Dizzee Rascal to Tottenham Hotspur Football Foundation. Teriy Keys also serves as Global Brand Manager for Goldgenie the world’s premiere brand in Entertainment and Luxury customisation of products in 24ct Gold, Platinum and/or embellishment of Diamonds as seen on the BBC’s Dragon Den.

Born of African descent with his family roots stemming from Kampala, Uganda; settled in Tottenham, North London with his mother and sister after seeking political asylum in the UK. After the sudden passing of his mother at aged 7, Teriy and his sister were then taken in Childcare by Haringey Social Services.

Growing up in Haringey, North London in the Tottenham / Wood Green area. Teriy has faced all the challenges often reported in the British news surrounding extreme gangs culture and the economic disadvantages of these particular areas of London. Despite a rocky start he was able to make use of a strong support system which saw Teriy turn his life around and graduated from secondary school with 11 GCSE’s, later pursuing further education to obtain a Bachelor of Science at University of East London and a Masters of Science – summa cum laude Birkbeck, University of London.

In 2014, Teriy Keys was award with Freedom of the City of London by Her Majesty, The Queen and granted the use of the title Esquire, stylised ‘Teriy Keys, Esq.’ Recent recipients of this title include Dame Judi Dench, Annie Lennox and Morgan Freeman.

Awards and Accolades Won by Teriy Keys .

Teriy as an individual and with his clients and team have been generously awarded by various awarding bodies including;
•Team / DizzeeRascal – MOBO Awards: Best Male Act / Best Album [2008/2009] (Won)
•Team / DizzeeRascal – NME Awards: Best Male [2009] (Won)
•Team / DizzeeRascal – BRIT Awards: Best British Male [2010] (Won)
•Team / DizzeeRascal – BET Awards: Best International Act [2010] (Won)
•Team / DizzeeRascal – The Guardian: Music Power #No.28
•SMURFIESYCO.COM CD – 23,000+ Sold (Physical) + 63 TOUR DATES(S) – ‘Tongue N’ Cheek Tour 12-14′
•Music Week – ‘30 under 30’ – [2013] (Best of the Rest)
•Award – Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Award [2014] (Goldgenie)
•AIM Start Up’s Award – £25,000.00 [2014]
•Award – Haringey Outstanding Contribution Award [2014 /15]
•Award – Haberdashers Award for Entrepreneurship [2015]
•Grammy Award [2016] – Official Grammy Foundation Award for R.O.A.D. Academy & Training Centre
•Music Week – ‘30 under 30’ – [2016] (Best of the Rest)
•Speaker – House of Parliament for The Great Debate Tour 2016 Finale
•Elected Member of Brit Awards Voting Academy

About Divas of Colour

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