Smiles, Colours and Rainbows

Pride Festival London city is set to be a sea of rainbows and smiles over the weekend. Filled with colour and passion celebrating its 46th year this Saturday 7th of July. Wide range of arts to be performing such as Theatrical performances from the cast of West End show Everybody’s Talking About Jamie, Aladdin, The… Read More »

Violence and Music or Music and Violence?

So, this weekend saw 4 men stabbed at the GarageNation festival after a fight in the VIP Section. 2 airlifted to hospital and people describing poor security and chaotic scenes as the music went on around them and the other 15,000 ravers. There have been stabbings at both Wireless and Parklife amongst others in the… Read More »

Is Streaming The New Buying?

The rise and rise and rise of streaming! We all live on YouTube, Spotify, Google Play …and we knew streaming was going to take over, but now it’s taking over the charts, well sort of. Since YouTube was first launched in 2005, it’s had 20 music videos reaching over the 2 billion views mark. A… Read More »

The Rise of Octavian

Octavian has been on the rise as a quality emerging artist for quite a few months now.. The London rapper really grabbed attention when Drake appeared on his Instagram dancing to his single “Party’s Here.” Last week at London’s Jazz Café he lit up the stage as a natural. Pacing the stage like he was… Read More »

Refugee Week

People! This week is refugee week, which takes place every year all around the world. In the UK, it’s a week of programmes celebrating arts, culture, education, exhibitions, film screenings, theatre and dance performances, concerts, football tournaments and public talks as well as creative activities in school that celebrate the contribution of refugees to the… Read More »

Drill music vs. The People

Drill has taken the UK nation by surprise, as most drill songs are now rising in the top 50 charts and landing a spot on commercial radio stations like Capital Xtra and BBC 1Xtra. However, with the “violent” and “aggressive” lyrical content, especially where drill artists use platforms such as GRM Daily and Link Up… Read More »

A$AP Rocky – TESTING

TESTING. A$AP Rocky’s highly anticipated album that we’ve all been waiting for. It’s been 3 years since  At.Long.Last.A$AP was released and his Instagram album teaser drop this year January has had us all waiting on the edge of our seats. Rocky says it is “An amazing fucking album.”  In an interview with Peter Rosenberg’s Complex Open… Read More »

A Ravyn Lenae performance in Paris

Paris. The global centre for Art, Fashion, Culture, and for one night, a Ravyn Lenae performance at the Parisian venue La Maroquinerie. After the performance, I was surprised to find out how young she is, at only 19 she has such a genuine energy on stage and the confidence of a natural and experienced performer.… Read More »