Christian Foley (Just Muz) is a Musician, Poet, Writer and Educator. He is one of the only few poets in the world selected to complete a ‘Spoken Word Education Programme’ and Teaching MA at Goldsmiths University, an incentive which was created to transform professional poets into specialized facilitators.
Christian received a professional development grant by ArtHouse Jersey in 2014 to compete in the Farrago Poetry UK Slam Championships in the Poetry Café in London, against the country’s top performing poets.
Christian has since been shortlisted for the Jerwood Compton Poetry Prize, a ‘BBC Introducing Artist of the Year’ in the Urban category, and with colleague and poet Raymond Antrobus, Christian was placed in the top 20 promising young artists in the UK by Sky Arts.
Aside from publications on the BBC, The Guardian, The Telegraph, the Huffington Post and more, Christian is the editor of three poetry volumes, written by children in East London: “I am Unconditional”, “Completing the Puzzle” and “Colours of a Closed Eye”.
Earlier in 2016, one of his videos using rap as a learning aid to one of his classes went viral, resulting in millions of views, 50 Cent endorsements and appearances on TV across the world, including Oprah Winfrey's Network,
Christian is currently signed to Kompyla Records, his debut album ‘Jumpers for Goalposts’ was released in 2016.