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FAB Opinion: Why Do Black Artists Keep Seeking Validation? Thoughts On Indie Arie’s Open Letter For 2014 Grammys
The 56th annual Grammy Awards that held at the beginning of this week on Sunday 26 of January 2014 has left a lot of people angry and feeling cheated. One of the biggest losses of the night was Kendrick Lamar … Continue reading
Meet Nelson Freitas, a singer, writer and producer who hails from Cape Verde. He’s enjoyed commercial success via his roots and home country as well via the Netherlands and across Europe with 3 albums, a host of singles and several … Continue reading
Prowling the internet looking for top South African hiphop artists, I came across an extremely provocative song titled ‘Blacks R Fools’ by an award winning artist named Slikour. A founding member of the hiphop group Skwatta Kamp, they produced famous … Continue reading
Much anticipated Beazy Music Monday returned yesterday with “Maybe I Want It All”, a hiphop song with an R&B feel. Produced by Vybez Beats, it tells a story, in spectacular detail, of love at first sight.
Following a successful first edition … Continue reading
Yetty D is an indie brand with fusion of Afro/urban with a western flavour, inspired by contemporary art, hip hop fashion, rock and she’s got soul. And her latest collecton Paint Cotton Candy has art and hip hop in heaps … Continue reading
Just Viv, a 22 year-old rapper from South London, after a few years grinding on the underground Hip-Hop circuit, has released his debut single ‘Night & Day’.
‘Night & Day’ is about striving to achieve your goals and knowing that when … Continue reading
Following a rather feisty, sex kitten US Cosmopolitan cover, Nicki Minaj serves an unexpected but beautiful cover for W Magazine’s November Art Issue. The reigning queen of rap has been transformed into a powdered 18th-century courtesan by the hands of famed artist Francesco Vezzoli who has worked with the likes … Continue reading
Saturday December 17, 2011 will be the day to make a splash in Lekki with the official launch of Lekki Water Splash - the one-of-a-kind leisure experience in Lagos, an annual pool party bound to thrill upwardly mobile party revellers dipping in a pool … Continue reading
Where there’s an August bank holiday, there’s a carnival, and where there’s a carnival, there’s an after party – one that raves on longer and louder than the rest.
This year’s most fabulous after dark affair came courtesy of Choice FM, … Continue reading
Not often do you hear of gay rappers, if I’m brutally honest I didn’t even know such a thing existed. To me, hip hop does not seem like a place where gay people are welcome, I mean look at all … Continue reading
“I couldn’t define what hip hop means to me. I listen to such a broad range of music, but I grew up listening to hip hop music. Obviously as I got older I branched out more. I think hip hop … Continue reading
And what a journey it was. MOBO award-winning UK hip hop artist Akala and West African multi-instrumentalist, composer and singer Sona Jobarteh showed us a glimpse of hip hop history and its unexpected roots.
This 21 year old hip hop and contemporary dancer/choreographer has just completed his first year at the prestigious Laban dance centre, a London-based centre for contemporary dance. Starting his career only five years ago Kj Clarke-Davis has appeared in the Streetdance … Continue reading
For those of you who live on Twitter, the newest Twit-tiff between renowned writer and Osama Bin Laden’s former mistress, Sudanese/Egyptian Kola Boof and Nigerian rapper Wale comes as no news.
For those of you in the dark, Kola Boof started … Continue reading