The once lyrically adept Nicki Minaj seemed like a breath of fresh air in the world of stagnant Hip-Hop. By the late noughties (2000’s) Hip-Hop as a genre was overfilled with dumbed-down lyrics, it needed new blood in order to inject some life into this decaying art-form. With […]
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If you aren’t familiar with this wannabe documentary maker then you are one of the lucky ones. Those subjected to her pointless documentaries in the UK find themselves cringing at her aimless and downright amateurish handling of serious subjects. Stacey Dooley’s documentaries appear sporadically on BBC Three; a […]
Remember back in the mid-nineties when Xzibit was still a hardcore rapper who had respect from fans and critics alike? He used to appear on tracks with King Tee and The Alkaholiks and sometimes as part of the Golden State Warriors with fellow underground MCs Ras Kass and […]
In the west, our countries pride themselves in governing by democracy and the people living here love to feel superior to the rest of the world still languishing under autocracies and oligarchies. Forget corrupt dictatorships, we are thankful that we live in a fair and free society. But […]
Not happy with simply logging your phone calls, your IP address, and tracking your purchases, the powers that be have slowly been collecting more and more information about its citizens for unknown uses. And don’t think it’s only with a court order and a police warrant that this […]
Hollywood it seems, has created a conveyor belt system of movie production. Instead of beginning with an innovative idea or exceptional plot, contemporary movie making begins by either optioning popular mediums such as best-selling books or “re-imagining” some property already owned by the studios. Collaborative screenwriters are then […]
I remember as a kid looking in amazement at the giant screen which filled my field of view. I used to love the virtual experience of swimming miles underwater or flying above beautiful landscapes. IMAX screens were immersive and transformed edutainment into a cinematic adventure. In the 1990s […]
People who form counter culture movements whether it’s hippies, anarchists, or even gangs always keep the accepted norm in check. Good or bad, counter culture keeps politics, economics, art (and conversely life) fresh. If it wasn’t for these small sections of society, our world would never evolve. However, […]
A movement which was once intended for the black working-class minority of America has now become the antithesis of it’s origins; white-owned and sold to the middle-class by speaking a new language catered to the promotion of luxury products such as fashion labels and jewellery. Hip Hop is […]
Music is an art-form which was intended for acoustic and lyrical expression; an outlet for anger, love, political and social opinion, and abstract expression of the state of mind, it was supposed to be a representation of its time and its people. Music has slowly over time been […]
We all seem to appreciate art-forms such as music, film, literature, and fashion however we do not seem to migrate toward fine art. One reason is the fact that most art is trapped inside art galleries and unless you are of a certain class or educational background, these […]