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In conversation with: The Pharcyde

With a cry of “What’s up, Eddyburg?”, Fatlip (Derrick Stewart), Slimkid3 (Trevant Hardson), and Imani (Emandu Wilcox) took to The Liquid Room stage on October 26. They are on their…

A bull in a China shop? China Marks the 10th anniversary of the Belt and Road Initiative

This month, China celebrated 10 years since the beginning of its Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), a development program which has seen China lend an approximate $1 trillion to finance…

Expanding our tunnel vision: humanitarianism must extend further

We are at an impasse, as ongoing territorial disputes internationally show history brazenly repeating itself. We watched in horrified surprise as the full-scale Russian invasion of Ukraine began in February…

All publicity is good publicity…? Controversy in music

The new release from Drake and SZA, ‘Slime You Out’ has captured public attention – but not for the music. Controversy began prior to its release, when Drake teased the…

Review: Beautiful and Brutal Yard (B.A.B.Y.) by J Hus

B.A.B.Y. flaunts Hus’ best qualities with added understated maturity. In genre, Hus is a chameleon, in lyricism a lion. My personal favourite, ‘Masculine’, airs how subtle intonation changes can mark…

In Conversation With: Ezra Collective’s TJ Koleoso

The SWG3 Galvinizers arena was injected with energy as Ezra Collective’s Where I’m Meant To Be tour reached Glasgow on Sunday, February 19th. A celebration of heartfelt joy, the self-proclaimed…

“Not salsa, not flamenco, my brother. Do you know… Naatu?” 

The cherry on the top of a delicious assortment of awards, ‘Naatu Naatu’ from the Telugu movie RRR took home the Academy Award for Best Original Song at the 95th…

Eglantyne Jebb: the woman who founded Save The Children in 1920

The British government admitted in January 2023 that more than 200 unaccompanied asylum-seeking children have ‘disappeared’ from government-administered accommodation, to deafening silence from politicians, the media, and the public. In…