Politics & Calypso: Lord Kitchener, the Windrush-era musician who sang stories

‘Kitch’ should be celebrated as one of the great black British musicians of the 20th century according to Nathan Holder Read More

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The Butterfly Effect: Politics and Realism in Black Music

by Courttia Newland  Has the Hip Hop Generation found its voice? It’s possible it has. For those who care, this does seem like a vintage year for R&B and Rap music. Late in 2014, D’Angelo released Black Messiah, his third studio album, after a 14 year hiatus. It received rave reviews and commercial success, selling… Read More