Kate Tempest discusses having Rick Rubin and Frank Ocean at her London show

The poet and songwriter says she will "hopefully" work with producer Rubin in the future

Kate Tempest discusses having Rick Rubin and Frank Ocean at her London show

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Kate Tempest has talked about Rick Rubin and Frank Ocean being spotted at her recent show at London's Corsica Studios.

Asked by NME if superproducer Rubin's attendence meant they were working together on music Tempest said that they hadn't "yet". "I haven’t worked with him, yet," said the award-winning poet, saying that "hopefully" it will happen.

She continued: "He saw me tell a poem in New York. I was there to do my play, Brand New Ancients. We've had some great conversations, about music and songwriting, and I've picked his brains about artists he's worked with that I love, but we haven't yet made any music. Hopefully, at some stage, it'll happen. He's a very busy man. It was so funny that he came to the Corsica Studios to see me; it's some tiny, 200-capacity venue under the arches in Elephant And Castle, and he came with fucking Frank Ocean! Mad."

Tempest will be playing a UK tour this autumn. She released her debut album 'Everybody Down' earlier this year, and will perform live in November, with eight dates announced. The tour will kick off in Oxford at the O2 Academy 2 on November 7 and continues through until November 16 in Birmingham.

Tempest will also play shows in Sheffield, Manchester, London, Bristol, Brighton and Norwich. Ticket details can be found below.

Kate Tempest will perform on the following dates:

Oxford O2 Academy 2 (November 7)
Sheffield The Plug (8)
Manchester The Deaf Institute (9)
London Village Underground (11)
Bristol The Fleece (12)
Brighton The Haunt (13)
Norwich Arts Centre (15)
Birmingham Hare & Hounds (16)


To check the availability of Kate Tempest tickets and get all the latest listings, head to NME.COM/tickets.


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