Over the past 33 years, UK born & bred based Rich Beggar [FKA Spice C / Spice-© / FinchBridge / Just Prem / Jus Prem] has securely established himself not only as a Two-time Multi-No.1 UK Soul/R&B Singer-Songwriter, Independent Recording Artist & Label Owner but also as an exceptionally seasoned and multifacetedly accomplished 80s Golden Era/90s Boom Bap Hip-Hop Emcee, Rapper, Lyricist, Writer, Ghost Writer, Songwriter, Ex-Session Singer & Live Performer. And has been a distinguished Radio Presenter & Movie Actor.
He has made a manifold of multifarious recordings for his own Projects, Collabo’s and Featured Guest Artist Appearances on Singles, Remixes, EP’s, Studio Albums, Compilation Albums & Motion Picture Movie Soundtracks alike in various music genre categories i.e., Hip-Hop, Rap, Soul, Soulful Garage, Soulful House, R&B, Drum n Bass & Bhangra/Desi.
He has written, co-written, ghost written, vocal arranged, co-produced, collaborated, performed and made featured guest appearances alongside a myriad of notable luminaries such as; Nelly Furtado, Preston Glass, Sounds of Blackness, Darlene Love, Peggi Blu, Swing Out Sister, Mikey Craig (Culture Club Bassist), Georgie B (Second Image, The Groove Association & Hitmaker Producer of Rich Beggar’s Two-time ‘2021’ UK Soul Multi-No.1 Smash Hits), Ian Thompson (Saxophonist for UB40, Kenny Thomas, Drizabone, Georgie B & Rich Beggar), Greg Craig & Giles Craig (Kelly Le Rock), Leee John, Noel McKoy, Junior Giscombe, Paul Johnson, Michael Snaith (Galliano), Chris Ballin, Najee, Kenny Thomas, Sandra St. Victor, Tashan, Trinity Stone (Sugababes), Mega Man (So Solid Crew Frontman), James Day, Carmichael Musiclover, Cleveland P. Jones, Kyra Simone, Bashiyra, JKD, Imran Ansari, Sasha (90’s Bhangramuffin Queen), Sparkii Ski (London Posse/Cookie Crew/Monie Love), MC Bello.B (Outlaw Posse/KLF), MCM (Caveman), Nihal Arthanayake (DJ/Radio/TV Presenter for Radio 1/BBC Asian Network/Radio 5 Live/MTV Base & BBC), TY (R.I.P), Lyric ‘L’, Overdose, Barbosa Wref, Disorda, Mark B (R.I.P), Mud Family (Skinnyman/Intense), The 57th Dynasty, DDubble Impactt (Mic’Knight & E-Po), Laconic Sydz, Dubbledge, Blufoot, Nomadic P, Travis Blaque, DJ 279, Tim Westwood, DJ Daredevil, DJ Trax (Dave Davies), Arjun (The Roots & Jurassic 5), Dev Paradox AKA Alaska, Raghav, Sef (So Solid Crew/The Reelist), Diniece McQueen, Malcom ‘Tony B’ Bloom/F.O.OL Records, Stretch Taylor, Jim Ryan, Mick Lee (Audiofreaks), Justin O’Neal (Slipstreem) & Dan Bewick (Lisa Stansfield/Dirty Rotten Scoundrels) and many more!
Rich Beggar has garnered and received plaudits, acclaim, laudatory reviews and chart-topping success in UK, Europe, USA, Central/Northern/Southern America, Africa, Asia & Middle East music territories, respectively. He is no stranger to the World of Radio, appearing numerous times as a Guest Artist Interviewee & Talk Panellist for various UK Radio Stations such as Radio 1, BBC Asian Network, Club Asia, Choice FM & UK Obsession FM. He was an Award-Winning Radio Presenter himself for ACR FM (Anglia Community Radio) on UK’s bygone NTL TV Channel 8 (The Watershed Show, Nite Beats & Presenter of The Year 1999) and served up until 2017 for Soulstice Radio 24, Deja Vu FM & Cheeky Radio (TSSF Show aka The Story SOUL Far Show) respectively. In January 2022, Rich Beggar, had been invited by UK’s iconic flagship “Classic & 21st Century Soul Station”; Solar Radio to present and broadcast (live from their City of Westminster, London Station HQ) his treasured TSSF Show as a Monthly Guest Radio Presenter (2nd Sat of each Month) and since then becoming a permanent fixture & member of the Solar Radio Station Team.
He has also been a Freelance Voice Over Actor for Animated Films & Freelance Movie Actor. Most notably cited and credited (by his real name) in IMDB as Prem Sharma ‘Heavy’ (1 of 3 archenemy characters) in the 2009 BIFA & BAFTA Award Nominated Feature Film ‘Shifty’ © 2009 Between The Eyes, Film London, BBC Films & Metrodome Distribution] and featured on the film’s ‘Shifty Original Motion Picture Soundtrack’ Album [© 2009 Silva Screen Records] alongside other guest artists such as Plan B (Rapper, Singer, Actor & Film Director), Sway (Rapper) & Riz MC aka Riz Ahmed (Shifty Film’s Starring Lead Role Actor, 2022 Academy Award Oscar Winner, Double Golden Globe Nominee, 2016 Primetime Emmy Award Winner Actor & Rapper) & DJ Trax (Drum n Bass Pioneer).
Prem Sharma aka Rich Beggar was also Nominated for ‘Best Actor’ Award at the 7th Annual 2005 BFM International Film Festival Board at London West End’s Prince Charles Cinema Award Ceremony ~ Hosted by Critically Acclaimed Actress Cathy Tyson (Mona Lisa 1986) for his Debut Acting Role in the Multi-Award-Winning Short Film Comedy Drama ‘mORALLY Speaking’ made by Multi-Award-Winning British Short Film Director, Screenwriter & Playwright Lawrence Coke.
After the dizzying success of his 2021 Two-time Multi-No.1 UK Soul Chart Smash Hits; “Who Can Be Sure” & “Pretty Brown Eyes,” both Produced by Georgie B (The Groove Association). UK Soul Chart-Topper: Rich Beggar returns with his long-awaited and highly anticipated 3rd Soul Single entitled: Sucha Good Feelin’ - Produced by none other than Multi-Award-Winning Musician, Producer, Remixer & 90’s UK Soul Legend / British Neo Soul Superstar Singer-Songwriter: Don-E aka Atomic Dred. “This contagiously catchy singalong, feet stepping, neck nodding and torso teetering tertiary follow-up future classic” will be available to Download globally from Sat 30th July 2022 & Officially Released on Mon 1st August 2022 at www.richbeggarmusic.com (Punney Records). It will also be available via all the usual reputable online stores & leading digital streaming platform outlets.