Part 1: History doesn’t repeat… If creativity is a field, copyright is the fence. –John Oswald We’ve all done it at least once. From the earliest days of Napster to the evolution of torrents, almost everyone with access to a computer has at one time or another pirated some type of media, whether it… Read more »
The Power of Words – Do words such as ‘nigga’ or ‘Bitches’ really still hold the power they use to?
The Power of Words The use of profanity has been a part of the Hip-Hop scene since its beginning. The free use of such language has set rappers apart from artists of different genres as well as kept them in the news. The music scene today has seen a huge increase of artists express themselves… Read more »
Breakfast of Champions – Showcasing the next big London sounds and music talent of 2013
Breakfast of Champions – Sounds of 2013 Breakfast of Champions promised to showcase the best the underground scene had to offer and it did not disappoint. If the line up of this event is anything to go by, 2013 will be a great year for the British music scene. Located a stone’s throw away from… Read more »
Content as a Catalyst – Do we really need more controversial artists and material in the music industry?
Content as a Catalyst Recently we had an article on the site which included an interview with Ed Greens. In this interview, he said “…music is music and resistance is resistance, therefore music can never replace resistance or activism…” This response struck me as particularly potent and got me thinking. If music isn’t resistance, or… Read more »
Independent Vs Signed (Part 2) – Interview with KenKodie “The hardest thing I would say is self-promotion and getting your music out… “
To be or not to be: Independent Vs Signed (Part 2) – Interview with KenKodie I recently did an interview with KenKodie a London based rapper, singer and producer who has had a good buzz in the UK underground scene for the past year. He has featured on songs with some grime heavy weights and… Read more »