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A founding member of Pro Era, Powers Pleasant has been embedded in New York’s hip-hop’s scene since he was a teenager. With a new mixtape on the way, we meet him in his hometown for a catch-up.
We meet the self-funded, DIY musician, who speaks to us about finding a tranquility and remedy within the presence of R&B.
After the producer-of-the-moment lost his footing, he went back to basics. Now in New York, we meet the artist to trace his trajectory – from rediscovering his purpose to moving ahead with Incienso
As Pride celebrations roll out around the world, brands and corporations are falling over themselves to signal allyship. Here, Manchester DJ and producer LOFT reflects on why we should be on high alert when it comes to the marketisation of queerness.
Eve tells us about the time she peed herself in front of Jamie Lee Curtis and more
Issam is on the verge of taking Morocco’s trap scene global
Ahead of his performance at Meltdown next month, we meet rising R&B star Azekel
The east London rapper is back with new music, new reflections and the same charisma
In a new interview over Skype, we catch up to talk Prince, Mozart and clubbing with Louie Vega in the 90s, and go behind the scenes of the Swedish star’s latest video
Tucked away in the Tuscan hills, Villa Lena Recordings are offering an alternative to the music industry
Writer and author Hannah Ewens unpacks why being a hardcore fan isn’t so black and white
The riotous Brooklyn-based punk band are captivating audiences with their impassioned fury
Enter the unique creative universe of ‘King Shabaka’ Hutchings, Danalogue The Conqueror and Betamax Killer in our new film
In his own words, the Hot Chip frontman remembers the moment it all changed for him, courtesy of Royal Trux’s wild noise rock.
The London band talk representation and blazing your own path in punk