2020 Carnival

Notting Hill Carnival is an 2-day summer event celebrated annually by roughly 1 million people from London and surrounding areas alike, officially set up in 1966 as an offshoot of it’s Trinidadian antecedent, it aimed to promote diversity and cultural unity. 2020 has been an extremely tumultuous year to say the least, and just whenContinue reading “2020 Carnival”

Wot Do U Call it? Racist? (w/Matt)

Two weeks ago, Wiley took to his Twitter and Instagram, as he does, and pissed some people off, as he does. It seems he’d had enough of targeting Jeremy Corbyn supporter, Stormzy. And this time he didn’t specifically take aim at the Jewish, mixed-race rapper, Drake. Instead, he decided to vilify the Jewish community. TropesContinue reading “Wot Do U Call it? Racist? (w/Matt)”

The danger of celebrity

Last week, we heard Kanye West at a presidential campaign rally in North Carolina, covering a range of topics, from his marriage with Kim Kardashian West, abortion and abolitionist Harriet Tubman. We’ve read a couple series of Tweets, some of which have been deleted, again about his marriage with Kim, the film Get Out andContinue reading “The danger of celebrity”

I watched these non-English speaking films and here’s what I learnt

I wanted to stretch myself. I was getting bored of the same old bilge on Netflix. The big film stars and even bigger budgets. I wanted to be challenged. I wanted to learn. So, I picked three different languages, three different cultures and three different stories. And I wasn’t disappointed. Chungking Express One of theContinue reading “I watched these non-English speaking films and here’s what I learnt”

Greatest Shit: Clint419

This is the series that looks at people doing some of the greatest shit in our scene. We want to give people the flowers while they are still here and tell them “hey, what you’re doing is great, keep on doing it”. These are people doing it their way, however unconventional that may be. So,Continue reading “Greatest Shit: Clint419”

3 films that You need to know.

You have consumed me. I can’t stop thinking about scenes in my head. I long to see you but I know that I can’t rush things. I’ve just finished the Netflix smash, You. Admittedly, I thought it was a guilty pleasure that I was pressured into watching. “That’s sad. People [watching Netflix shows] because ofContinue reading “3 films that You need to know.”