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Tag: America

BOOKSLAM: Sing, Unburied, Sing By Jesmyn Ward

  Jesmyn Ward will forever be one of my favourite authors. Her writing is simply like no other. Gritty, bleak, palpable, physical, and fertile all at once. In her novels, the American South is brilliantly brought to life; a great big centrifugal force that demands acute attention and […]

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COUCH SERIES: Natalie May

Back from the bittersweet journey of self discovery, Natalie May endeavours to serve her own lemonade. Her sweet melodic sound and gentle-womanly attire champions a timeless Black British voice. This Burnt Oak crooner delved into the dark labyrinth of her mind to excavate the hidden coals she could harvest […]

VIDEO: Weak Tea

In the wake of Brexit and the carnage the referendum, I began re-evaluate how I see myself as a British Citizen and what it means to be British. Growing up my experiences of History in school, was a parade of topics that didn’t reflect the 30 or so […]

Hackney – Not For Me :-/

Hackney; once described as Britains most undesirable borough, now resembles a pubescent teen. New-build, rent-to-buy flats prong up like adult teeth in its already over-crowded mouth, as her hyper-hormonal growth spurt encourages a rash of costa coffees over her face. Rigid with growing pains, estranged tower blocks and […]

Couch Series: Stephanie Sounds

Backing vocalist to the likes of James Morrison, Faithless and Jamelia; Stephanie Sounds has been meticulously studying the industry and music, to execute her own independent project. Growing up, Stephanie was raised in the London Community Gospel Choir; where her love for music, paired with the nourishment of […]