Ror da Poet (Rising High Studios)
Ror Akot is a gifted emerging musician raised in South Sudan, who now calls Melbourne home. His first solo album, Hear Me Ror, looks at life and the cross-cultural differences between South Sudan and Melbourne, Australia. His sound is a blend of heartfelt rhymes merged with melodic beats. The 2014 Documentary, Ror, documents his trajectory in the Australian hip-hop scene. It has been screened at MIFF, Greek Film Festival, Aesthetica Short Film Festival, Urban Media Makers Film Festival and Reel Indie Film Fest. Ror also recently stared in a film called Hope City which looks at the life of a young Sudanese boy.