Rising Star Esther Durin provides stunning performance for BRAP Live

Esther Durin – Renew Rising star Esther Durin delivers raw and honest vocals in her performance of ‘Renew’ taken from her latest EP #MOODVOL2 Esther Durin – American Boy (Estelle cover) South London singer Esther Durin pours her heart and soul into this captivating covers Estelle’s ‘American Boy’ for BRAP Live

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The Struggle: Reclaiming the Black Aesthetic

It’s no secret that being black in this world is probably one of the hardest things to be. And being a black woman is even harder. A long history of the oppression of black people painfully lingers in cities around the world. Many of us are still being treated in a way that is unjust…

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Festivaling While Black

I’m okay when I realise despite the extremely black headline, I am one of about 0.0002 black people and 0.0008 people of colour in total out of forty thousand people at Longitude festival in Ireland. I’m okay when a drug-fuelled reveller headbutts me by accident and splits my lip. I reapply my Fenty lip-gloss and…

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There Really Is Something Wrong with a Little Bump and Grind

Warning: abuse, violence, sexual assault Last year we saw Karrueche take out a restraining order against repeat offender Chris Brown, Kevin Spacey accused of assault against a minor, and a gruesome deposition of horrifying abuse suffered by girlfriend of American rapper XXX Tentacion. Black Brit artists are not exempt: Solo 45 and Bonkaz have both…

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