Go East: The future of British rap is happening in East Africa

From genge to lugaflow, Tanzania to Uganda, East Africa is a hotbed of new styles and sounds of rap music. Bex Shorunke takes a deep dive into a musical landscape that's been ignored in the UK for far too long.

Life in the booth: Studio 54’s Nicky Siano shares his greatest DJ stories

Studio 54 resident and The Gallery founder, Nicky Siano shares some of his favourite memories from a life behind the decks.

Live and Direct: Gorgon City talk showmanship in dance music

Gorgon City, the collaborative duo of North London producers Kye "Foamo" Gibbon and Matt "RackNRuin" Robson-Scott, have so far enjoyed astounding success.

My Hood: Ray BLK on taking the sounds of South London worldwide

When we caught up with Ray BLK for NOTION 74, we were in awe. Only a few tracks into her career, her sound bristled with the kind of confidence of a more experienced artist, demanding the listener's attention with her soulful, commanding voice.

A new scholarship is offering Arab women directors a creative platform

A new initiative offers to a platform to Arab Women Film Directors.

Summer Wave: Ramz is turning viral fame into global success

As the weather heats up, Ramz is getting ready for a summer that could make or break his career. With a hit single already under his belt, we meet the rising singer/MC for the latest instalment of Summer Wave.

Ibeyi Make Music for a Disruptive Diaspora

Ibeyi talk Cuba, Yoruba and hanging out with Karl Lagerfeld in their feature from Notion 79 - The Break Through issue.

Novelist is the UK’s most independent-minded MC

Novelist's debut album Novelist Guy lands this Friday. We meet one of the grime scene's most pioneering new MCs to talk 'Stop Killing The Mandem', religion and taking his time.

Zane Lowe Radio’s Original Hype Man

Over two years since the Apple Music globally launched Beats 1, we meet with six of its longtime presenters to discuss how the radio station has not only developed its content and strategy but what it has meant for music and how we consume it.