James Massiah is a poet, DJ and musician from South London whose work delves into themes of ethics, mortality and sex. Imaginatively redefining the boundaries of creativity, he has garnered attention from some of the most revered cultural institutions and global brands of our time. We sat down with James on a vibrant day in […]Read more "James Massiah Interview"
From his incarceration in 2014 through to last month’s ‘Diamond In The Dirt’ release, Birmingham MC Mist is at the top of his game. After a high-profile chase on the M6 with ten police squad cars in hot pursuit, Birmingham rapper Mist ditched his vehicle. For a while he hid in residential gardens, only to […]Read more "Mist Interview"
Raised in an environment where musical creativity and a love for the arts was not encouraged, IMAN’s decision to follow her dreams would come with some tough choices and hard times along the way. With steady single releases over the course of the year and a bunch of tour experience under her belt, she finds […]Read more "IMAN Interview"
Music and fashion intertwine continuously; the clothing choices and references to brands that musicians make often have a direct effect on fans, and we have come to see how powerful the right endorsements can be – simply look at how Polo Ralph Lauren and Tommy Hilfiger have become synonymous with ’90s hip-hop. Grime now finds […]Read more "Grime Through the Ages and the Fashion That Made It"
After his unfortunate demise from the national football league in 2016, it had appeared as if Colin Kaepernicks protests may not have been much more than an exercise in futility. The league as a whole had seemingly moved on and began to forget the whole situation until September of 2017 when President Donald Trump took […]Read more "THINK PIECE: Why Trump and the Political Right Missed the Point of the NFL Protests"
Subsequent to the notable AW17 capsule collection by Martine Rose in collaboration with Italian outerwear brand Napapijri, the London men’s wear designer returns for SS18 with a shift in focus from the East to the West coast of America, examining the youth and music scene of downtown LA in the ‘90s. Rose stays true to […]Read more "Martine Rose x Napapijri SS18 Capsule Collection"
My first visit to the Gagosian gallery today was to experience a rare collection of artwork tracing Pablo Picasso’s lifelong obsession with bullfighting and matador culture. Showcased were a range of pieces dating from 1889 to 1971 and the artist’s earliest surviving painting, a small portrait of a picador on a horse which Picasso made […]Read more "Picasso: Minotaurs and Matadors at the Gagosian Gallery"