HQ CAN Community Interest Company

HQ CAN Community Interest Company is an award-winning social enterprise based in Leicester City Centre. We provide mentoring, creative workshops, and access to professional recording environments for young people experiencing unemployment and ill mental health.

All of our staff have experienced the circumstances our young people are facing, and the majority have been involved in our organisation as service users, making them best placed to deliver the services needed.



Yasin El Ashrafi is a multi award winning mentor and entrepreneur from Leicester.

He is the Founder and Owner of HQ Recording Studio, HQ Familia record label and Director at HQ CAN (Community Arts Network) Community Interest Company.

Yasin currently manages 8 artists who are being developed by HQ Familia.