Why Sweden Has Become a Hotbed for Female Hip Hop Talent

Why Sweden Has Become a Hotbed for Female Hip Hop Talent

As Sweden's Ladieslovehiphop Festival emerges this year, we get to grips with why the country has become a hive for some of hip-hop and R&B’s brightest female talents.

Shiva Baby Nails the Perils of Being a Gen-Z Woman

Shiva Baby Nails the Perils of Being a Gen-Z Woman

Emma Seligman’s debut feature is a whistle-stop tour of the anxieties of the digital generation, which feels both timely and worryingly relatable.

Male-Dominated Festival Lineups are Becoming the Joke of the Music Industry

Strawberries & Creem pledging to a 50:50 line-up shows hope, but there are industry problems running deep that must be unpicked first.

How Dave’s 2020 BRITs Performance Still Resonates Today

Dave’s incredible BRITs performance still sends shivers down the spine. Spotify’s new music analysis podcast, Decode, brilliantly explores that moment as part of its deeper exploration of Dave's 'Psychodrama' album.

Masks and the Future of Live Music

As masks cement their place in the future of live music, we look back on the history of face-covering. The mask’s trajectory is far and wide - these are some of its maestros.

ATEEZ: The Machine Behind The Unstoppable K-Pop Force

Despite illness, injuries, battles with anxiety (and of course the pandemic), ATEEZ have already proven that they’re the unstoppable 4th generation boy group who is breaking the K-Pop mould.

The Rise and Rise of ENNY

As she drops her catchy new single “Same Old”, Notion reflects on the deserved rise of South London rapper, singer, songwriter and shining star, ENNY.

Remembering SOPHIE

“Music makes the people come together” sang Madonna as we crept into the 2000s, a period in life where a new generation would witness the total factuality of that statement.

Is Hydeout: The Prelude the Future of Live Music in a COVID Era?

Describing itself as “a fully immersive digital entertainment platform”, Hydeout: The Prelude presents somewhat of a solution to our COVID-induced live music drought.

Why Female Collaborations Like Saweetie and Doja Cat’s “Best Friend” Are Redefining Women In Hip-Hop

Saweetie and Doja Cat's BFF anthem “Best Friend” is the latest female collaboration to redefine women in hip-hop by amplifying female voices and perspectives.

Promising Young Woman Is Not Your Typical Revenge Film

Promising Young Woman, starring Carey Mulligan, is one of the most 'promising' examples of narrative ownership in a revenge film to date.