The Notorious Orchestra


Johnny Voltik, Dr. Chima Anya and Simba B. Magic present….


THE NOTORIOUS ORCHESTRA is a collective of musicians bringing to life legendary Hip-hop albums played live in orchestral form. Most known for their interpretation of Notorious B.I.G.’s ‘Ready To Die’ album, the ensemble gained rapid popularity selling out nearly every performance at London’s Jazz Cafe and XOYO as part of the Re:Imagine series. This led to The Notorious Orchestra touring various 02 Academys’ throughout the UK.

Consisting of a 4 piece rhythm section, a string section and brass section, The Notorious Orchestra features vocalists’ Johnny Voltik, Dr. Chima Anya and Simba B. Magic. Combined, the collective bring new life to the legacies of our all time greats celebrating their careers in a cinematic view. The show itself can be described in 3 words….’vibrant, uplifting and timeless’.

“Our only real wish was to pay homage to the artists that influenced us and bring it to people live, we had no idea it would go so far, I hope Biggie is smiling down on us cause we are eternally grateful” – Johnny Voltik

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