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Octavian Oliver Godji (born 22 January 1996), known mononymously as Octavian, is a French-British rapper, singer, and songwriter from London. In 2019 he won the BBC's Music of Sound Award, their top award for new artists. He has appeared on tracks produced by Diplo, Mura Masa, Take a Day Trip, JRick and A2. He has collaborated with Skepta, A$AP Ferg and many others. Octavian's first mixtape, 22, was released in 2016 under the name "Octavian OG", followed by the Essie World EP in 2017. His recognition increased in January 2018 after a video of Drake singing along to the track "Party Here" at a Golden Globes afterparty was posted on Instagram. He won BBC Music's Sound of 2019 in January of that year. In January 2019, Octavian won the BBC Sound of 2019 award, their top award for new artists. un:hurd hosted Octavian during a series of live events and provided a series of promotional content to showcase Octavian's talent.