Bootylicious. Overt sex symbol. Mainstream. None of these words have much to do with 26-year-old Solange Knowles and perhaps that’s why we love her. By we, I’m referring to young women who like Solange, appear to have embarked on a personal journey to ‘Mecca’ – in search of what it means to be comfortable in your own skin.
Surrounded by glistening water and a serene view, it’s hard to believe the 8th Annual Brooklyn Bodega Hip-Hop Festival (BHF) is actually being held in Brooklyn, right in the concrete jungle that is New York. But where the idyllic waterfront of Pier 3 could fool festival-goers, blaring sound systems and a crowd full of baseball caps confirm this is indeed (in the words of the stage hype man) ‘Brooooklyn.’
Born to Moroccan parents, bred in the heart of West London and nicknamed after a unique party trick; 24-year-old Catch‘em is a rapper with a refreshing agenda: not to take himself too seriously…
Imagine you’ve just moved to London. You may be shocked at how a city so densely populated can feel pretty cold, and in the midst of a hectic work life, perhaps extremely lonely. You may wonder why your next-door neighbour is so reluctant to say hello, yet the drunken stranger in a pub has glowing [...]
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