Tag Archives: Black Music

BRITHOPTV: [Documentary] Rodney P (@RodneyP_UK) – Bass, Beat & Bars – The Story of Grime | #Grime #Documentary

The story of how grime rose from the council estates of east London to become the most important British musical movement since punk. Through personal encounters with key pioneers from the last four decades of British black music, Rodney P, the ‘godfather of British rap’, discovers that the success of grime rests upon previous generations of artists and learns that grime can only be truly understood when viewed as part of a broader social narrative and ever-evolving musical culture that goes back to the 1980s. Continue reading

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BRITHOPTV: [Documentary] Rodney P (@RodneyP_UK) – The Last Pirates: Britain’s Rebel DJs Documentary | #BlackMusic #PirateRadio #TV

In the 1980s a new generation of pirate radio stations exploded on to Britain’s FM airwaves. Unlike their seafaring swinging 60s forerunners, these pirates broadcast from London’s estates and tower blocks to create a platform for black music in an era when it was shut out by legal radio and ignored by the mainstream music industry. Continue reading

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BRITHOPTV: [News] Stormzy Dominates MOBO Awards With Triple Win | #MusicNews #BlackMusic #Grime

Last night the biggest stars and personalities from the world of black music, domestic, and international, came together for the annual MOBO (Music Of Black Origin) Awards which celebrated it’s 22nd Birthday. Continue reading

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BRITHOPTV: [News/Event] Rodney P’s (@RodneyP_UK) The Last Pirates: Britain’s Rebel DJs Documentary To Air On BBC Four | #BlackMusic #PirateRadio #TV

Following the critical-acclaim of his first step in the world of presenting documentaries with Hip-Hop Word News, UK Hip-Hop veteran continues his work with Acme films to deliver another insightful documentary The Last Pirates: Britain’s Rebel DJs. Continue reading

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BRITHOPTV: [Video Interview] Akala (@AkalaMusic): ‘The History Of Cultural Appropriation In Black Music’ (2012) [@AmaruDonTV] | #Grime #UKHipHop

Akala details the historical navigation of cultural appropriation in music and analyses the potential for grime and Hip-Hop music to suffer the same fate in the future. Continue reading

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BRITHOPTV: [Video Interview] MOBO AWARDS 2016 Nominee Interviews | #Grime #UKRap #BlackMusic

Nominations for the MOBO Awards 2016 have been announced. Above is a playlist of interviews with the nominees. Continue reading

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BRITHOPTV: [Music News] Uproar over 1Xtra Power list of the most influential artist in Black & Urban Music hits BBC Newsnight | #MusicNews #UKRap

Uproar over 1Xtra Power list of the most influential artist in Black & Urban Music hits BBC Newsnight . The BBC 1Xtra ‘Power List’ has been whipping up a storm online over the last couple of days,  and was taken to … Continue reading

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BRITHOPTV: [Video Interview] Industry Stakeholders: Clive Gardiner “Challenges For Black Music In The UK” [ @AmaruDonTV] | #BlackMusic

 Industry Stakeholders: Clive Gardiner “Challenges For Black Music In The UK” [ @AmaruDonTV] Industry Stakeholders: Clive Gardiner “Challenges For Black Music In The UK” @AmaruDonTV – YouTube Interview by @MrAmaru Courtesy of @AmaruDonTV Watch Part 1 here 19th June May 2014 … Continue reading

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