The UK's music scene is diversifying radically. If you're into electro feeling hip-hop there's an artist for that. If you're into afrobeats with a bit of UK grit there's an artist for that. If you're looking for some real hip-hop with jazzy and soulful influences
You were originally a B-girl, what was it like being a part of the culture so early on?
It was amazing, when you're young and doing your thing, you're not thinking about being a part of a culture, you're just doing your thing. So it
Once I managed to find hip hop culture in Hong Kong, I felt like I’d never left home. Before travelling to Hong Kong, South Korea and Tokyo, my knowledge of hip hop in Asia went as far as Keith Ape’s viral hit ‘It G Ma’.
A Nomad by definition is someone who is never home, or thought not to have any roots to a particular place. Often, they are discredited with claims that say their lives lack true motivation and may even be said to have no direction. In America,
Everywhere and Nowhere: Where Has Regionality Gone?
Regional authenticity has always been fundamental to hip hop, but with the rise of the Internet and the constant bending and blending of genres and sub genres, we have to wonder if that specific brand of authenticity is
Combine a food obsession with a seriously gangster attitude and you get MOOK Pancakes. It’s THE Pancake spot in Amsterdam, serving up the sweet and savoury treats to the coolest beats.
Inspired by everything hip hop, the venue is filled with rap references. So Viper
"ONAR as a word reflects the spirit of my label because it is a fusion of unlikely matches,” the brand's founder, Irene Kostas explains. “It’s about organic materials in plastic hallways, tradition meets future, rich textures in pure Scandinavian shapes. A mix of my influences
As a debut topic series that shines a spotlight on individuals coming from different artistic and creative realms, we deliver you an insight to the people who you should begin to get familiar with.
Fontzerelli - Artist & Rapper
First to start this series is recording artist
Like the greatest architects, painters and dinosaur species throughout history, hip hop jewellery is periodic. Run DMC's rope chain period and Picasso's blue period? Same thing. Planet Earth's Jurassic period (made famous by Jeff Goldblum) and Pharrell's rainbow-diamond era? No difference. But what era are