Simplicity: The new normal?

Written By Nicky Ojomo   Many people, myself included, have spent the majority of the last 3 months inside, with nothing much to do, and even if you try to avoid it, it has given us a lot of time to think and reflect. Life as we know it will inevitably change. With the lockdown,… Read More »

Reggae Music Influence in the UK

This week Small Green Shoots celebrates International Reggae Day, a global celebration day of Jamaican music culture. When we think of reggae music it’s almost impossible to not think of the late great Bob Marley but this genre of music has had such a massive influence in music around the world especially in the UK.… Read More »

Commission Mission – Importance of Identity

The Importance of Identity in Cultivating a Stand-Out Brand     I can remember like it was yesterday, the moment in the studio when, at age fifteen, a producer told me to “sing less Indian”. I’d just signed an artist development deal that I’d hoped would take me to labels, get me signed and turn… Read More »

A Profile of Queer – The CocoaButter Club

A Profile Of Queer – The Cocoa Butter Club   Our Profile on Queer Club Nights, activities and inclusive UK spaces introduces The CocoaButter Club ; A Cabaret Collective dedicated to showcasing & celebrating performers of colour!   As part of our #PrideWeek2020 programme, we are hosting profiles of queer club nights, activities and inclusive… Read More »

A Profile of Queer – Queer BRUK

A Profile On Queer – Queer BRUK   A profile on Queer Club Nights, activities and inclusive UK spaces introduces QUEER BRUK, London’s duttiest Queer POC night. As part of our #PrideWeek2020 programme, we are hosting profiles of queer club nights, activities and inclusive UK Spaces.  

The creative industries are a place for expression.

Written by Lauryn.   The creative industries are a place for expression. It’s a sector that champions itself on its activism and ability to bring about change. Many who have been ousted, marginalised and targeted by wider society have found a haven in the arts yet inclusivity and representation remain prevalent issues. As a result,… Read More »