Sophia’s charming and gentle wisdom, married to her thought provoking story telling ability has led her to touch millions of lives both on and offline.
Her seamless ability to speak directly into the heart of a person has been sought out by Creative Marketing Agencies, Fashion brands and even Politicians over the years.
She has introduced her unique style of poetry into countless unsuspecting industries, and continues to do so globally. She has completed three global, sold out tours; and all before the age of 23. Collaborating with brands such as Ellesse and Viacom whilst on and off tour has allowed her to share her message of inspiration, expression and empowerment far and wide, bringing hundreds of watchers to tears along the way.
Sophia Thakur is one of the most recognisable figures in UK performance poetry today. With over 14 000 youtube followers and a rapidly growing Instagram and Social Media presence Sophia has been described as “our generations first poetry influencer”. She combines honest and provocative lyrics, highlighting the tendencies of many hearts with contemporary music, creating something truly moving and unlike anything in the current music or poetry scene. She has collaborated with the likes of MTV, NIKE, TEDx, BET and performed her work at some of the UK’s biggest music festivals and venues (Glastonbury, Lovebox, Roundhouse, Tate Britain and many more.) In 2018 she signed a major book deal with Walker Books who have released her first poetry collection SOMEBODY GIVE THIS HEART A PEN in October 2019 across Europe and Australia, and across the United States in January 2020.