Little Diversity in a Big Fashion World

You've got five seconds to think of one black designer. Can you do it? Probably not. The lack of diversity within the fashion industry has been an issue for quite some time. Aside from the mediocre coverage of black models, there has been a lack of black representation within the world of fashion designers, too. … Continue reading Little Diversity in a Big Fashion World

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Meet ELHAE: The Hip Hop Singer’s Thoughts on Love, Labels and London

  If you’ve fallen in love, been in love-purgatory or been reborn into a new you, ELHAE is the artist who has put what you’re feeling into song. You might have yet to discover the 26-year-old Atlanta-based musician, but it seems that’s all about to change. He signed with Atlantic Records in 2015 and will … Continue reading Meet ELHAE: The Hip Hop Singer’s Thoughts on Love, Labels and London

Based on a True Story: How Kai Jones Keeps the Music Real

For musician Kai Jones, everything is personal. Just take her headline show at the Camden Assembly on 11 December. You’d be pressed to find another top-bill performer who spent her pre-stage time weaving through the crowd, hugging family and friends, actually listening to the acts before her own — but Jones did just that. Of course, … Continue reading Based on a True Story: How Kai Jones Keeps the Music Real

Gael Monfils: A New Face in the ATP World Tour Finals 2016

This year’s ATP World Tour Finals, I saw so many interesting matches with lots of unexpected results. What was more interesting was the fact that there was a black tennis player who qualified for this year’s tournament for the first time: Frenchman Gael Monfils. This was an important day for him and the whole black … Continue reading Gael Monfils: A New Face in the ATP World Tour Finals 2016

Drone On.

The endless, cloud-free azure sky provides the perfect backdrop for our lilting white angel, her four propellers whirring contentedly, sunlight glinting from her blades as she cuts through the heavy midday Australian heat. She dips behind a fence with commendable precision, hovering to land her precious cargo. The happy recipient, languishing in the bubbling waters … Continue reading Drone On.