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My Top 10 Female Rappers

My Top 10 Female Rappers

1. Nicki Minaj Since the start of her career in 2007 with her first debut ‘Playtime Is Over’, Nicki Minaj has been one of the most famous female rappers in the game. She has a massive fan base, all supporting her rap attitude and wide ranging songs over the years. 2. City Girls This duo only […]

 Jordan Davidson

Music collective ‘The Rookery’ hold launch event on Saturday February 25

Music collective ‘The Rookery’ hold launch event on Saturday February 25

DIY attitude from Bolton is set to conquer the North East with The Rookery's launch event Saturday February 25.

  Originally hailing from Bolton, music collective ‘The Rookery’ will celebrate their launch in Newcastle on the 25th of February at the Cluny. The event’s goal is to bring music lovers together and round up emerging bands, musicians and creatives from across the North East for an improvised performance. Following a day of drop in […]

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Review: Sia – This is Acting

Review: Sia – This is Acting

"This is Acting" album by Sia, music review.

Following her “1000 Forms Of Fear” album in 2015, Sia is back in the music scene and has recently released a new album (January 29). Sia is one of my favourite singer songwriters and her lyrics never cease to amaze me. You can clearly hear the passion and hurt in her voice when she sings. […]

 Natalie Ashett

Solo Arts Exhibition presents Robin Tinkler @ Holmeside Coffee

Solo Arts Exhibition presents Robin Tinkler @ Holmeside Coffee

The smell of paint and turps reassures me that I’m in the company of a working artist when I step inside Robin Tinkler’s garden studio; my first sweeping look round the atelier reiterates that fact, the whole space is packed with endless canvasses, frames and colourful paintings in deep piles against walls. Often working from […]

 Lee Hawthorn

Review: Jamilah – Something & Love

Review: Jamilah – Something & Love

When it comes to music, it takes something special to grab my attention if it’s not Hip Hop. In the North East, there are only a handful of acts that have managed to turn my head – Lisbon, Street Party In Soho and Mitch Laddie Band. Last week, I was introduced to a new entrant […]