Through his activism, he's shared a stage with names ranging from Paul Weller, The Fall and Sleaford Mods; to Sara Pascoe, Shappi Korshandi and Francesca Martinez; to Jeremy Corbyn, Ken Loach and Kate Tempest.
He's an ambassador for Eureka! The National Children's Museum and Trinity Homeless Projects. In late 2016, he was once of the poets to launch Nationwide Building Society's well-known TV ad campaign.
Recent commissions include Leeds United FC, Cancer Research UK and Jeremy Corbyn's official campaign team.
Matt's début kids' poetry collection 'A Hurricane in my Head' was published by Bloomsbury in July 2019. It was one of National Poetry Day's selected titles, which led to a live appearance on Blue Peter.
Matt also runs spoken word record label Nymphs & Thugs, co-hosts Roaring 20s Radio on Soho Radio and writes for The State of the Arts and The Football Pink.