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Idris “Driis” Elba drops a full DJ set on Radar Radio

Idris Elba Dj Set Radar Radio

We all know him as an Actor and especially known for playing DCI John Luther, but for those that don’t know, Idris “Driis” Elba loves his music and here he is doing what he loves spinning some tunes. The Londoner has been releasing music for upwards of a decade. In 2006, he launched the EP Big Man with Hevlar records. …

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Idris Elba ‘Mandela, My Dad and Me’

‘Mandela, My Dad and Me’ Behind the scenes with Idris Elba Preparing for his leading role in the 2013 feature film Mandela Long Walk to Freedom, Idris Elba found himself immersed in many elements of South African culture, most notably the country’s music. The actor/musician was so inspired, he set out to make—and chronicle the making of—the album mi Mandela. …

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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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New Music: IDRIS ELBA’S REMIX OF SKEPTA’S ‘SHUTDOWN’

As promised, Idris Elba has just unveiled an official remix of Skepta‘s ‘Shutdown’ — and he smashes it. Elba, probably best known for playing Stringer Bell in The Wire, comes through with a gruff, raw, epic, Wire referencing verse. Check out the Idris remix below;

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New Music – Idris Elba Presents ….”mi Mandela” (Album Stream)

The Album is a tribute to Madiba and my Dad – Idris Elba Idris Elba Golden Globe Actor and DJ, will be releasing his album ‘mi Mandela’ on the 24th November. The album was inspired by traditional South African music and the statesman Nelson Mandela. Recorded in South Africa, Mali and London, at the Jazzwork’s Studio it was a passionate …

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In Conversation with: Shaun Escoffery

I’m just making music, I love what I do! – Shaun Escoffery ‘Evoking memories of Marvin Gaye’, ‘All time Classic Album’, ‘Effortless soul’ ‘Mellow magnificence’ ‘UK’s answer to Pharelle’ Chris Evans UK singer, songwriter and actor Shaun Escoffery who possesses a glorious Curtis Mayfield style falsetto has achieved an impressive career in Musical Theatre, delivering outstanding performances in ‘The Lion …

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