@YOSHI_RIOT Gets Ready To Release ‘Con...

Yoshi Riot is put­ting Manchester on the Hip-Hop map. Since releas­ing debut EP ‘Smoke Me I’m Dope’ two years ago he’s fea­tured in numer­ous col­lab­or­a­tions… Read more

Knowledge Session: Who Was Lorraine Hans...

Lor­raine Hans­berry (1930–1965) Play­wright Lor­raine Hansberry’s A Rais­in in the Sun was the first drama by an Afric­an Amer­ic­an woman to be pro­duced on Broad­way.… Read more

TALKING HIP-HOP WITH PHOENIX DA ICE FIRE...

Q. How did you get into the Hip Hop scene? I used to be a grime artist and go under the name swiftly. At the time… Read more

Review: The Funkdoobiest (@FunkdoobiestU...

On 28th Novem­ber 2013, 200 or so ded­ic­ated, under­ground Hip Hop heads were given a badly needed and unex­pec­ted treat. To cel­eb­rate the 20th anniversary… Read more

Interview with Bocafloja! (@Bocaquilombo...

Filmed at May Pro­ject Gar­dens www.mayproject.org INTER­VIEW WITH BOCA­FLO­JA Boca­flo­ja: What’s going on, my name is Boca­F­loca, I’m a poet/MC/activist born in Mex­ico City, liv­ing… Read more

Exclusive Interview With Brother Ali (@B...

  Socially aware hip hop heavy­weight Brother Ali was in Lon­don 22nd Novem­ber as part of the Dilated Peoples tour. I caught up with him… Read more

Hip Hop In Numbers ft. Grandmaster Flash...

“Num­bers don’t lie check the score board”. Have you ever wondered about the stat­ist­ics of Hip-hop? Ever wanted to know which record was sampled first? Who… Read more

Poetry: Raymond Antrobus ‘Conversation...

Ray­mond Antro­bus http://raymondantrobus.blogspot.co.uk/ Ray­mond Antro­bus is a spoken word poet and phở­to­grapher, born and bred in Hack­ney. He is co-cur­at­or of Chill Pill/Keats House For­um… Read more

Review: Jean Grae (@JeanGrae) ‘Gotham...

It is fit­ting that Jean Grae, the super-heroine fem­cee also known as Tsidi Ibrahim, takes her stage name from a Mar­vel ‘X-men’ char­ac­ter. In the… Read more

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH CORMEGA (@realc...

Corey McKay, bet­ter known by his stage name Cor­mega, is a rap­per best known for his nar­rat­ives about inner-city life. Mckay is renowned for con­sist­ently… Read more

Review: Abstract Artists Present RU1 Fam...

The Jazz Café’s a ven­ue steeped in his­tory as deep as the best Blues and as illus­tri­ous as the most pro­found Hip Hop story. So,… Read more

KEVIN “RASHID” JOHNSON & THE NEW...

In 1990, Kev­in “Rashid” John­son was a drug deal­er, an ambi­tious mem­ber of amerika’s Black lumpen pro­let­ari­at, or under­class. Like so many, as a young… Read more