“I thought my experiences, interpretations of my past and memories were invalid,” writes Adjoa Wiredu, a writer and artist from London in the acknowledgements of her debut poetry..
Imagine a woman facing a mirror, surrounded by beauty items; a powerful, common image. It is ritualised: the mirror is a women’s best friend and worst enemy at the same time. Ref..
There is so much prejudice revolving around drug addicts, especially around crack cocaine users. Lost, hopeless and potentially dangerous, we rarely see them for who they are, hu..
One year after the release of the remake of The Lion King (Jon Favreau, 2019), Disney and Parkwood Entertainment have recently released Beyoncé’s new visual album, Black is King…
Born on 29th December 1789, she was called the Hottentot Venus, but her name was Sawtche, better known as Saartjie Baartman. Object of all kind of fantasies and imagination due t..
As an independent print magazine enthusiast, it is often baffling what folks will make mags about. There are indie mags about literally everything, including Rugby, Plantain, Eas..
The multi-disciplinary artist Desire Marea, best known as one half of the South African queer performance art duo FAKA, has just released his solo self-titled debut album, Desire..
The word ‘hospitality’ sounds a bit old-fashioned. In a globaliSed world where every (Easy) jetsetter with the right passport, outfit and vocabulary can be a ‘local’ anywhere, th..
From her safe magic bubble, Laetitia Tamko, aka Vagabon, invites us all to find ourselves in this world by taking us on a stroll in her mesmerising sonic universe in the new self..
On spotting a lone copy of Afropean on the shelves of one of those good bookstores we are told we should support, I was surprised that the publisher had signed off on what I thou..