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A round-up of interviews, style & culture and images from events that we have attended.

In Conversation with Larry Graham

In 1968 Larry Graham joined Sly and the Family Stone, appearing with the group during the halcyon period which gave rise to such classic albums as Stand! and There’s a Riot Goin’ On, as well as smash singles like “Dance to the Music” and “Everybody Is a Star,” both of which prominently feature Graham’s rich baritone in addition to his …

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Retro Soul: Leon Bridges Coming Home

“Thanks for support on my journey, excited to share” Leon Bridges The eloquent songs from his debut album are Old-School Retro Soul, with tinges of Gospel and unapologetically smooth… Lovers of Sam Cooke, Percy Sledge, Otis Redding, Ben E King, Wilson Pickett, will be compelled to make comparisons, the similarities in the depth and richness of his vocal styling’s and …

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Fashion News: Willow is the new face of Marc Jacobs

Will and Jada Pinkett Smith 14-year-old daughter Willow is the new face of Marc Jacobs, and stars in his acclaimed Fall/Winter 2015 season. Jacobs has already enlisted the legendary singer Cher to lend her glamorous image to his high-fashion collection for his newest Muse, alongside music icon Cher. Willow, whose debut campaign image was unveiled on the designer’s official Instagram, …

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News: UK Film screening – ‘The Second Coming’

A mysterious and intimate fable in the guise of gritty social realism, simply and powerfully acted”. The Guardian Black Cultural Archives is pleased to announce its 2015 film season, in partnership with Ritzy Picturehouse, Brixton. The Staying Power: Black Britain on Screen season launches on Monday 8th June with a special presentation of the Second Coming, the highly acclaimed debut …

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Ones to Watch: MIC LOWRY

MiC LOWRY IS …Kaine Ofoeme, Akia Jones, Delleile Ankrah, Michael Welch and Ben Sharples Bringing a signature style of vocals to the UK Urban music scene are a five-piece male vocal harmony group, ‘MIC LOWRY’. The RnB Soul artistes are aged 18-19, and were formed in 2011 by music development and management company ‘Positive Impact’. MIC LOWRY are singing and …

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DTB Ones To Watch: Monique releases new single “The Gift”

“Definitely strong soul and fantastic to own” Blues & Soul Magazine Birmingham Singer-Songwriter Monique Unveils New Single ‘The Gift’ British Soul singer and songwriter ‘Monique’ has been blessed with a glorious voice that is not only captivating and unforgettable, but also unmistakable in today’s music landscape. Her infectious raspy tone, and brilliant compositions, complemented with the vulnerability portrayed in her …

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