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[@AfroNationGhana]: Africa’s Biggest Urban Music Beach Festival Shall Return

Just over a month ago, Afro Nation made its first appearance in Ghana. The much-anticipated event took place from the December 27th – 30th 2019 at Laboma Beach. The festival attracted a…

[@INFAMOUSIZAK] is the newest ‘Public Enemy’

INFAMOUSIZAK drops visuals to ‘Public Enemy’ off of his recent project DEEP THE NIGHT. ‘Public Enemy’ is the latest visual drop from West Norwood’s INFAMOUSIZAK who began making waves in 2019. During…

[@afronation] Portugal first acts have just been announced

The now global festival, Afro Nation, that started off in Algarve last year is making a triumphant return. Having made a name for itself with its first offering and being extremely successful…

Every Month is Black History Month: the Rollout of The Black Curriculum

Black British history is history, although British history will have you questioning whether this is the case. The perpetual erasure and marginalisation of Black Brits and their stories is something that has…

[@DontLoveMe2Late] announces his ‘Revival’

South London’s Rae is back after a long hiatus with ‘Revival’. For some Rae may be a new name, others know exactly what he’s about and ‘Revival’ is just a reminder of…

Cover of F.E.A.R EP
[@jonnoaq] redefines ‘F.E.A.R’ on new EP

South London’s JonnoAQ kicks off 2020 with 7 track EP F.E.A.R. F.E.A.R is the debut EP from Peckham’s latest hot prospect JonnoAQ, who has previously described himself as “SE15’s best kept secret”.…

JEHU-CAL [@jehu_cal] teases first Home Collection set for release on 3rd of February

JEHU-CAL – The London based streetwear brand founded by Emay Enemokwu – teased last week that they will be dropping a home wear collection. Set for general release on Monday the 3rd…

“Heaven is not closed” Inspired by Uffizi Gallery

For centuries, museums and art galleries have been regarded as the hallmark of culture. But even though museums have been hotspot for representing cultures and experiences all over the world, they have…

MUSIC

[@DontLoveMe2Late] announces his ‘Revival’

South London’s Rae is back after a long hiatus with ‘Revival’. For some Rae may be a new name, others know exactly what he’s about and ‘Revival’ is just a reminder of…

Cover of F.E.A.R EP
[@jonnoaq] redefines ‘F.E.A.R’ on new EP

South London’s JonnoAQ kicks off 2020 with 7 track EP F.E.A.R. F.E.A.R is the debut EP from Peckham’s latest hot prospect JonnoAQ, who has previously described himself as “SE15’s best kept secret”.…

Esteemed Singer-Songwriter KIRBY [@singkirbysing] Puts Pen to Paper On New Single “We Don’t Funk” / Shares Details On Upcoming EP

Memphis, Tennessee native KIRBY is well known in the world of music. Prior to her breakout as a soloist, the multi-hyphenate wrote for the likes of Rihanna (on “FourFiveSeconds,”) Demi Lovato (“Die…

[@YSTekdinner12] is back with ‘Tekdinner Time Vol.2’

YS Tekdinner kicks off 2020 with awaited sequel project Tekdinner Time Vol.2. Tekdinner Time Vol.2 is a project of two halves with the sound of an artist still trying to find their…

ARTS & CULTURE

Founder of The 1-Stop Shop to UK’s Best Black-Owned Businesses [@AliAwoyera] Shares Her Journey

It’s Black Owned is a platform which shares the UK’s best Black-owned platforms across various sectors. We had the opportunity to speak with the Founder Alison Awoyera, where she shared insight on…

Sony Music [@sonymusic_wa] and Friends Host Panel On The Future Of Africa’s Music Global Presence

On the 31st of December SONY Music in conjunction with RCA Records, Amazon Music, SONY music West Africa, Melanin Unscripted and Columbia UK teamed up to create Sony Music’s first-ever event in…

Self-Taught Photographer Gomez [@1AndOnlyGomez] Shares His Creative Journey

Self-taught Photographer Gomez shares his motivations behind becoming a photographer, and how he finds peace in doing what he loves most! Gomez seeks to support other photographers by keeping things authentic, whilst…

She Runs It! 177 Mile Relay Challenge

She Runs It! A grass roots movement (founded by Tasha Keating) which inspires playful, physical activity in others, brought 10 women together to train up for a crazy challenge in collaboration with…

FASHION

NOBHVR [@nobhvr] The Clothing Line Which Is Not Just A Brand, But A Lifestyle

NOBHVR is an up-and-coming clothing line which has caught our attention over the past year. The clothing brand caters to men and womenswear, ranging from hoodies to swimwear. The brand has successfully…

FASHUN POLITIKS: Is Fashion Week still necessary?

The main point of a show is for a designer to showcase their new collection to the world. In today’s world, they are also marketing and communication tools. But how relevant are…

The Future is TRENDSLDN [@TrendsLdn]

Streetwear fashion has always been a huge part of the ‘urban community’ and elements of it is often recycled into high fashion houses without much thought nor credit of the originators. Yet…

Nappy Head Club (@nappyhead_club): The brand celebrating natural hair through fashion

Started by two sisters with 4C hair, Nappy Head Club may appear to be your everyday clothing brand but their garments are part of a bigger movement towards the acceptance of natural…

BUSINESS & TECH

Meet Hlanganiso Matangaidze, The 22 Year-Old Impact Technology Entrepreneur

Could you please introduce yourself, how you initially gained an interest in comparing the infrastructures within the UK and Zimbabwe? “I’m Hlanganiso Matangaidze, a 22 year old Impact Technology Entrepreneur.  I was…

From Employee to Entrepreneur: [@LuxemoreLondon] Founder Annie Beatson Shares Her Story

Founder of Luxemore, Annie Beatson successfully launched her business after being let go of at her 9-5 role. She took this opportunity to exercise freedom, by taking matters into her own hands;…

Omari Johnson-Bignell [@OmariJB]: The Talented Chef Behind Bryon’s NEW ‘Brooklyn Honey Hot Chick’ Burger

We had the opportunity to speak with budding Chef Omari Johnson-Bignell. Founder of successful catering business Noir Niveaux, caught the attention of social media with his succulent personalised meals. He recently created…

Meet Darren Tenkorang [@mrtrimit] – The founder of the UK’s first mobile barbershop TRIM-IT

TRIM-IT is a revolutionary concept which is taking the world by storm. For simpler terms think the “UBER of haircuts”. Watch below: