Knowledge Session: Who is Mama Yosepha?

  Yosepha Alo­mang (Mama Yosepha) is an indi­gen­ous woman from the Indone­sian province of Iri­an Jaya (West Pap­ua), one of the most bio­lo­gic­ally diverse places on… Read more

Review: The Jungle Brothers (@JungleBros...

Jungle Broth­ers Live @ Jazz Café Still Doing it by the Forces of Nature.   The Jungle, The Jungle. The Broth­ers, The Broth­ers. Jungle Broth­ers are… Read more

Knowledge Session: Who Was Comandanta Ra...

  Comand­anta Ramona was an influ­en­tial mem­ber of the Zapatista Army or Ejér­cito Zapatista de Lib­era­ción Nacion­al (EZLN) in Chiapas, Mex­ico. Dubbed “The Petite War­ri­or,”… Read more

Interview: Kickin’ It With Tribe Calle...

‘You don’t write your own rhymes? Damn son’ — Phife Dawg An exclus­ive inter­view with the effort­lessly cool Phife Dawg, founder and mem­ber of a Tribe Called Quest.… Read more

The Essex Dream… An Interview With Cal...

  UK Hip-Hop is at an all-time high.  The fre­quency with which new tal­ent bursts in to the scene is incred­ible, and this is fant­ast­ic… Read more

Poetry: Raindrops Can Rise! By Lana&nbs...

  Police every­where. People every­where. Brad­ford City centre’, a white sky of suprem­acy hung like death a ghost sky of inter­n­al­ised ali­en­a­tion. I asked a motion­less white… Read more

The Person Behind The Artist: Ali Golzad

Q. Hel­lo Ali, Thank you for this oppor­tun­ity to talk about your beau­ti­ful art­work. Can you tell us some­thing about your back­ground? I was born in Iran in 1974 and… Read more

Review: Phife Dawg (@IamthePHIFER) Live ...

  Phife Dawg (A Tribe Called Quest) Live @ Jazz Café Prov­ing he can still kick it! A Tribe Called Quest are argu­ably one of hip hops… Read more

Chatting about Roots and Rap with @Fredd...

Indi­ana nat­ive Fred­die Gibbs is quite pos­sibly the most assidu­ous rap­per in the game.  Since releas­ing his debut mix­tape ‘Full Metal Jack­et’ in 2004 he… Read more

Interview: @SirTallBlackGuy Bringin’ U...

From humble ori­gins in Detroit, raised on a healthy diet of Motown, Jazz and early Hip Hop – Ter­rel Wal­lace (aka Tall Black Guy) has… Read more

Review: Talib Kweli (@TalibKweli) Live a...

Talib Kweli at Brook­lyn Bowl  Sup­port by K’Valentine & Ty. Show review by Wasif Sayyed A Black Star Pris­oner of Con­scious on a Train of Thought… Read more

Exclusive Interview With The Pharcyde

The Phar­cy­de rep­res­en­ted a major shift in the West Coast hip hop paradigm, with their quirky and funky jazz influ­enced sounds amid­st the hard gang­sta… Read more