26 year old broadcaster Robert Bruce has shaken the UK & International airwaves being named as one of the most sought out presenters & interviewers in the UK. Born and raised in Dagenham London, he started his presenting career whilst studying at the University of Leeds graduating with a Broadcast Journalism degree. From university, Robert has persevered through a thriving time of podcasts, DJ’ing and student radio; winning numerous awards & flying the flag for young black presenters in the city. Being scouted from university and transitioning very swiftly into commercial radio, he has now managed to be the host of one the biggest UK radio stations for Hip-Hop, Capital XTRA doing midweek evenings 7-10pm Monday through to Thursday & championing his very own Homegrown show on Saturday evenings.
Robert has become a household name in the UK urban scene being one of the many presenters in the UK that get priority interviews for some of the biggest acts, projects & exclusive releases in the UK. Interviewing the likes of Wizkid, Stormzy, Ashley Walters, Daniel Kaluyaa, Michael Ward, Jorja Smith, Dave, Ghetts, Stonebwoy, Tinie Tempah, Kano, Mo The Comedian, Rapman, Wretch 32, Davido, Trevor Daniel, Aitch, Headie One, Young T & Bugsey – the list goes on. Robert is respected for this laid back but insightful way of conversation delving on topics that listeners will be culturally impacted on alongside amplifying the new sounds, projects & guests.
Throughout his career, not only did he manage to penetrate through the radio, Robert has created platforms to highlight upcoming artists & creating platforms that they can be recognized on. 5 Artists Under 5K is a blog post that he created to showcase artists that have under 5K followers specifically & give them opportunities to be seen. Featuring artists like Keys The Prince, Bellah; who have now become UK greats within the urban scene. This shows he has the eye for talent & is someone we can trust musically. He’s also managed to branch out into brand collaborations & working alongside notable brands such as MOBO Awards hosting their Friday Night Instagram lives during lockdown, working with Tommy Hilfiger, presenting an array of different movie premieres including Blue Story, Black Panther and many more.
Working on an array of different new projects, the future of Robert Bruce resides in showcasing the next best music & even football. TnT & Robert’s Room are a few projects to name that will be launched within the year as some of his new ventures within his career. Robert Bruce is a household name that shows nothing but integrity & love to the UK & international music scene.