ELLIE PROHAN & FRIENDS @ THE MINISTRY

Radio Broadcaster, Events Host and International R&B / Hip Hop DJ Ellie Prohan can usually be found on the airwaves at female-led radio station, Foundation FM. This Thursday 21st March she’s bringing together a full line-up of exciting female DJs for a special night at London’s The Ministry. The mix of DJs is eclectic; with…

GODS OF RAP – WU-TANG CLAN, DE LA SOUL & PUBLIC ENEMY ON TOUR

Yep, you read that right.  Three of Hip Hop’s all-time greatest super groups are coming together to play three UK shows in London, Manchester and Glasgow in celebration of the respective anniversaries of their most seminal albums.  This once in a lifetime tour marks the anniversary of Wu-Tang Clan’s ‘Enter The Wu-Tang 36 Chambers’, Public…

CARDI B, PUSHA T, NAS & MORE ANNOUNCED FOR PARKLIFE 2019

Parklife Festival announced their 2019 line-up this week, which is set to include performances from Province favourites Pusha T, Nas, Cardi B, Loyle Carner, The Streets, Mura Masa, Earl Sweatshirt, Slowthai and a whole lot more besides.  It’s shaping up to be the British festival for Hip Hop this year. Returning to Heaton Park in Manchester Saturday…

EARL SWEATSHIRT – NOWHERE, NOBODY

Soundtracked by his new album ‘Some Rap Songs,’ Earl Sweatshirt releases a new short film entitled ‘Nowhere, Nobody.’ Directed by Naima Ramos-Chapman and Terence Nance, the film is an art-house flick that’s as experimental as the album itself; seemingly exploring themes of black identity and fatherhood, paying homage to his late father, South African poet…

TOP 10 ALBUMS OF 2018

2018 has been another stellar year for music; we’ve had the slew of releases from G.O.O.D. Music that bought us ‘Kids See Ghosts’, ‘Ye’ and ‘DAYTONA’, as well as big releases from some of our favourite Brits like Wiley, Young Fathers and Novelist. It’s also been a year tinged by sadness as we say an…

THINGS GET UUGLY: AN INTERVIEW WITH DUCKWRTH

It’s fair to say that South Central Los Angeles has a pretty rich music heritage.  Areas like Inglewood, Compton and Hawthorn have spawned a generation of artists like Dr Dre, Snoop Dogg and Eazy E that have refused to conform to industry clichés, and their combined discography is a sound that’s not only borne of…

SEPARATELY SEPARATE: AN INTERVIEW WITH AMUN

It’s an oppressively hot bank holiday Saturday in a busy, rabbit warren of a flat in North London.  Amun has already picked out her looks and sits patiently amidst the creative chaos; a concert professional at the tender age of 22. She’s serene but upbeat throughout the shoot and our conversation about how she arrived…