Mental Health in Quarantine

During lockdown, I have been in contact with those struggling with mental health and the theme I have found to be most common is how mentally-deteriorating media reports on Coronavirus are. Also, being unable to leave your house and continue with regular outside life is having a negative impact on them. The best advice given… Read More »

Artist Network 2019

Small Green Shoots are partnering with Youtube for our annual Artist Network event and it is fast approaching! Small Green Shoots are partnering with Youtube to produce that will be held at the Youtube Space in Kings Cross, on the 26th September, 18:00-20:30.  This event is an opportunity for like-minded people to network and gain… Read More »

Kickstarter x SmallGreenShoots

Last week Wednesday (22/05/2019), Small Green Shoots invited a group of exciting creatives, artists and project managers to an interactive workshop, led by Kickstarter UK’s Arts and Culture Outreach Lead, Gemma Seltzer. The session, held at the uber-cool Tileyard, saw us find out about the story of Kickstarter (which is celebrating its 10th year), explore… Read More »

Grime in the classroom?

Times are changing and I think the education system needs to adapt to this. A study by Youth Music Charity with Birmingham City University was released this week and it showed that students maintained higher levels of attendance to modern music lessons (More than 95% during the programme). In this blog, I will be discussing… Read More »

Michael Jackson’s 60th

As the world marked Michael Jackson’s 60th birthday on 29th August a range of celebrities directly & indirectly effected by his legacy took to social media to commiserate the death of the King of Pop with messages from Chance the Rapper to Eddie Griffin. The date also held an announcement from Jerry Greenberg, former MJJ… Read More »

ASTROWORLD – Album Review

On Travis Scott’s highly anticipated third album, the Houston rapper is at his most effective, giving room to his talented features and picking his spots more carefully than ever.   One of my favourite songs from the album is “No Bystanders” it starts with the harmony of Rae Sremmurd’s voices then smoothly transitions into the… Read More »

Eight9FLY – One To Watch

South East London rapper Eight9FLY, real name Emmanuel Isong is definitely one to watch in 2018. To describe him in one sentence, an artist not bound by convention. Eight9FLY consistently showcases both his versatility and ability as an artist in finessing these varied musical styles. His biggest influences are: Michael Jackson, Usher, Dizzee Rascal, Drake,… Read More »