There was a time in the entertainment industry when the US ruled supreme. Hip-Hop was dominated by the American’s and anyone from Europe was continuously chasing behind. However, fast forward to the turn of this current decade, artists from Europe are storming through and leaving a momentous mark. You only need to listen to music releases in the past few years from UK artists like Skepta and Stormzy to know that the music world had taken a major turn.
With that being said, the Amsterdam based music artist DRUMMAKID who already saw success from songs like ‘Hi Freq Girl’ and ‘Zonin’ is ready to show the world just how talented he is.
Trader Vic’s are synonymous for hosting some of the most exhilarating events and have quickly become popular within the industry as well as the general social scene. This year, the exemplary bar and restaurant chain introduce a diverse sequence to their already popular seasonal Series, ‘Trader Vic’s presents… Afrobeats The Summer Edition’ taking place on Friday 11th August.
A Sikh, a Muslim and an Irish Catholic take stock of their lives in contemporary London in Atul Malhotra’s coming of age comedy drama Amar Akbar & Tony. This landmark independent film is the first western film to feature a turbaned Sikh in the lead.
Last month, I was lucky enough to be invited to the Mada Music Sessions to watch Leo Napier and a host of other new artists perform at the Groucho Club. Located in London’s cosmopolitan Soho area, the Groucho Club provided the perfect sophisticated backdrop and ambience for this event. Lending itself beautifully to the soulful sounds to come. Continue Reading
16,500 revellers enjoyed Village Green festival 2017 yesterday in Chalkwell Park – absolutely loving the sounds of Nothing But Thieves playing their hometown gig, having been totally energised by Kate Nash who belted out both new and old classics.
I didn’t want to allow myself to be at all encouraged to give this movie a low rating based purely on the reviews I had read of it prior to being invited to a press screening. I couldn’t call myself a die-hard Tupac Shakrur fan. I had my favourite tracks (notably California Love, Happy Home, Changes, How Do You Want It and Ballad of a Dead Soldier to name but a few) and I loved him in his movie roles. I also took the time to read ‘The Rose That Grew From Concrete’ ; so I was indeed schooled in his analytical and literary sides too. However, like many women I was often caught up by the sheer beauty of the man. Aesthetically; he was almost perfect (if not perfect) and was a multi-faceted, multi- talented, and multi- platinum selling artist, actor and writer. He achieved so much in his short but not short of events life and although I ultimately knew of his beginnings, middle and untimely end; I welcomed a little deeper insight into his story.