The world of ballet is a pale one. Like other high art forms, ballet is often seen as an interest reserved for upper-class white people. The stark lack of diversity in this field of dance means that white performers are simply the norm.
The issue of diversity within British art is a big problem. Numerous reports have shown repeatedly how white and middle-class the creative arts are in the UK and things don’t seem to be improving.
I recently had the pleasure of interviewing award-winning TV/radio presenter and host Remel London. We discussed her current and future projects, DIY media, representation and role models. Her wit and charisma are infectious!
2015 has been a great year for East London Hip-Hop artist Rageouz. In January, he had everyone talking when he dropped the visual for his track ‘Eastside [Sup Preme]’ and shortly afterwards, GRM Daily selected him as one of their favourite emerging independent artists. I caught up with the 21-year-old to chat about his growth as an artist,…
Cast your mind back to 2011 and think about the news stories that dominated the headlines. Remember the phone-hacking scandal that caused widespread public outrage and consequently led to the Leveson Inquiry? How could any of us forget?
Last month I received an invite to the third season of Bloggers Love Fashion Week, which took place on 25th and 26th March at the super cool Fourth Floor studios in East London. This is the first blogger event I’ve attended, and it definitely lived up to my expectations!
Recently, the hashtag #AdviceForYoungJournalists was trending on Twitter after financial writer Felix Salmon tweeted a piece he wrote for Fusion entitled ‘To all the young journalists asking for advice…’ His advice, in a nutshell, was “don’t do it”. Ouch.
I’ve waited a long time for this to happen. You see, I love Jourdan. Growing up, I’d seen her in several magazines, but after discovering her online cooking show Well Dunn on YouTube a couple of years ago, a serious girl crush began to develop.