London based group Luminites were formed after Ben ‘R-tizt’ Francis was discovered by the bands management busking on the streets of Covent Garden.He was making money to live/eat by performing on the streets.
He asked his soon to be managers how they could help him channel his talent into a career and get him off the streets.
The rest of the band were assembled with a clear view of creating a young urban pop act who could perform anywhere, 100% live. Starting with the street gigs.
Luminites began schools/clubs tour in October 2011, in January 2012 the band start writing/recording material. ‘Gotta get into it’ is Co-written by the band.
LUMINITES are: Ben ‘R-tizt’ Francis 18, Stephanie Edwards 17, J J Clarke 17, Corey Lazell 21 and Ella Palfrey 22.