Monthly Archives: January 2018

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No One Expected Cardi B To Revive New York Hip-Hop

In case you missed it, Cardi B has emerged as an established New York MC. We all know “Bodak Yellow” was monster hit; but any expectation of one hit wonder status were scuppered when her first five charting singles became five of the top 10 Hip-Hop/R&B on the American charts.

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Sommber – Interviewing Max Dean on his Directoral Debut

Continuing our series of interview with up and coming creatives, we’ve caught up with my good friend Max Dean to discuss his recent experience directing and writing the play Sommber for the Jump Start Showcase in Worcestershire.

Living in Conservative Britain has proved challenging for people who are passionate about the Arts and as we will learn, Theresa May and company could be doing far more to encourage non-affluent young people to get involved.

But aside from taking [easy] swipes at the government, we are here to discuss the experience of a first-time director and what shaped the experience:

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Have We Reached The Star Wars Saturation Point?

Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi is the latest instalment in the increasingly bloated Star Wars film series. As expected, the franchise has become Disneyfied beyond belief, there’s been a new movie in each of the last three years. It won’t stop there, Disney have announced at least five more Star Wars films plus a TV show.

With each new flick we hurtle towards a reality where people no longer care about subsequent releases in the series. Like the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Disney will continue bombarding us with Star Wars properties until they’ve printed enough money to fund a real-life Death Star.

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