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London’s new cool: how UK Afrobeats could take over the world
Some call it UK Afrobeats, others Afro-bashment or Afro-trap. But nobody is quite sure what to call it and that’s what is so exciting. We chart how a new wave of black artists have bypassed traditional gatekeepers to deliver their version of West African Afrobeat.
June 6, 2017
Book review: Sound System voices the political power of song from a musician’s perspective
Political music is everywhere, from the rap of Kendrick Lamar or duo Run the Jewels, to Ramy Essam and other Tahrir Square-based musicians of the Egyptian revolution, and in Beyoncé’s support for the American #blacklivesmatter movement.
March 2, 2017
From London’s crumbling tower blocks to the world stage, the story of grime’s unlikely resurgence
Skepta winning the Mercury Prize marked a big moment for grime – a style of electronic dance-hall music influenced by UK garage – which has been repeatedly dismissed as too esoteric and too sonically ferocious for the mainstream.
October 6, 2016
Tate exhibition shows what happens when art and artificial intelligence collide
Tate Britain has launched a remarkable experiment in mass pattern recognition, in conjunction with the 2016 IK Prize for digital innovation in the art world. This year’s winning project, Recognition, was created by the Italian group Fabrica.
September 7, 2016
The Greek voters spoke, but no one listened: documentary and book explores a country on its knees
A new documentary and book on Greece’s economic crash explore what happens when the democratic consensus of a nation is ignored - their refutation of several lazy assumptions is refreshing.
March 30, 2016
A building crisis: as cities swell, the urban poor find new ways to resist social exclusion
In 2008, as the Great Recession loomed, the balance of human habitation tipped, and for the first time more than half the world's population, 3.3 billion, people, were living in cities. By 2030, the figure will be 5 billion – and the majority of those will be poor.
January 22, 2015