Manny Norte release “4am” alongside Tion Wayne, Rema, 6Lack

Manny Norté is a jack of all trades in this music ting, from radio to presenting, DJ sets, and label A&R. He’s put his talented connects to use enlisting London’s Tion Wayne, Lagos’ rising star Rema, and Atlanta’s 6LACK for his self-produced track “4 am”. The intercontinental link-up occurred in Manny’s homeland Ghana, specifically in…

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Here’s why you need to go see the hilarious one woman show – I AM [NOT] KANYE WEST

I AM [NOT] KANYE WEST runs as part of Natasha Brown’s POWER X RESISTANCE takeover week at the Bunker Theatre. The solo show is written and performed by Natasha Brown and directed by Abigail Sewell. It will run alongside a week of brilliant events including workshops and Q&A’s. The comedy follows Tash – a young…

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East London’s RnB songstress Drey Cheekz delivers a beautifully effortless performance for BRAP Live

Drey Cheekz – I bring me East Londoner, Drey Cheekz is an RnB songstress with sultry and soulful vocals. Watch Drey Cheekz’s BRAP Live performance of her original song ‘I bring me’ featured on her EP #CROSSOVER Drey Cheekz – Crown, Empress, Blinded by your Grace, Mama (Stormzy/Ray BLK Mashup) Drey Cheekz covers Stormzy’s ‘Crown’ and ‘Blinded by…

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Soulful singer-songwriter Mychelle performs at the BRAP Live studio

Mychelle – Hello Young Singer-songwriter Mychelle can sometimes be found busking in Kings Cross Station, her stunningly soulful voice is enough to stop the rush hour travellers in their tracks. We had her in the BRAP Live studios to perform her beautifully written song ‘Hello’. Mychelle– Put Your Records On (Corinne Bailey Rae cover) Black…

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East London rapper Frenzy graces the BRAP Live stage

Frenzy –  Bro code East London rapper Frenzy graces the BRAP Live stage with a raw and pure performance of 90s-inspired bop “Bro code” which is lifted off his 2019 EP Murder Mile. Frenzy – B.O.M.B (Bomb Squad cover) Some nostalgia for your headtop! Frenzy takes us back to ’06 Channel U days with his…

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Dave wins the Hyundai Mercury Music Prize 2019 for debut album Psychodrama

The most coveted prize in British and Irish music was awarded to South London rapper Dave. The 21-year old rapper – whose full name is David Orobosa Omoregie – won the 2019 Hyundai Mercury prize for his debut album, Psychodrama. Announcing the winner, judge Annie Mac said the album “showed remarkable levels of musicianship, true…

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8 Black British fashion designers you need to know (and celebrate)

As Black History Month draws near and London Fashion Week comes to a close, it’s the perfect time to highlight Black British fashion designers that are making waves and creating their own fashion lanes.  Representing a range of categories from menswear to urban-luxe womenswear, these talented black designers work hard to overcome the notorious racial…

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This is Black: Curated Festival for Black British stories at The Bunker announces Cast and Creatives

The Bunker, 53A Southwark Street London SE1 1RU Monday 5th – Sunday 25th August 2019  Opening The Bunker’s Autumn Season the curated festival This is Black will premiere theatre productions by four new and exciting Black British writers across an alternating double-bill. Exploring identity, family relationships and universal struggles, the festival will showcase All the…

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5 nuggets of knowledge for all new uni students

UNI – it’s new and exhilarating, but completely foreign territory. 7 years on from my own Freshers’ Week and I still remember that buzz I had when I landed on campus, ready for my first experience living away from home, not knowing quite what to expect. Freshers’ Week and first year, in general, is the start of…

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