In 1993, after two young boys murdered a toddler named Jamie Bulger, the mainstream media were in a fervent rush to label the entire generation as “evil”. Even though there were similar killers such as Mary Bell in the ’60s, in the ’90s people began demonising the tail-end […]
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From ex-Punk band The Beastie Boys (and Def Jam bandmates Run DMC) shouting their rhymes into the mic to Onyx and M.O.P. building on this style by yelling their violent lyrics over hardcore beats, an element of Rock has always been present in Hip-Hop music. Artists ranging from […]
The internet is supposed to be a wealth of knowledge, right? So is it possible for there to be almost zero information about something, let’s say a musician or group? Well, surprisingly yes. I was recently organising my music collection and I realised that I know almost nothing […]
Ever since Smif-N-Wessun’s debut album Dah Shinin’ dropped, Tek and Steele have been making their own brand of credible underground Hip-Hop music (although I’ll be the first to admit that not every release since their 1995 LP has lived up to the duo’s original classic). The All is […]
The Rebel (also known as Call Me Genius) is a 1961 film starring the late, great Tony Hancock. Written by duo Galton & Simpson, the film is a comedy that brilliantly satirises modern art as well as “arty” types and even office workers. I was reminded of this […]
Revenge is a 2017 French-made action-revenge-thriller. It centres around the retaliation of a seemingly murdered rape victim, pushed off a cliff and left for dead in the desert. SPOILERS AHEAD Directed by Coralie Fargeat, the visuals of this movie are a bit like I Spit On You’re Grave […]
Upgrade is a highly enjoyable yet underexposed movie. It’s often billed as a B-Movie and of course, considering its production company (Blumhouse Tilt) as well as its relatively small budget (between 3 and 5 million dollars) I suppose it is. The label of “B-Movie” however, always sounds like […]