It’s the last month of the year, so it’s only right that we make the last music article of the season, one of celebration and reflection. It has certainly been a rollercoaster particularly here in the UK. From debates on colourism, to the resurgence of R&B and the emergence of viral stars. There has been …

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Knowledge is power. Three words, no doubt, that you have heard before. Day by day it’s becoming more apparent that this statement is more than a cute Instagram caption or a motivation Monday quote. In an era where there is a growing culture of entrepreneurship, one can’t help but wonder how many people really know …

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“The UK really failed… We had QUALITY R&B artists that we’re slept on!” It’s easy to dismiss comments and threads, seeing them as nothing more than simple conversations amongst friends. But the resurgence of this topic for what feels like the umpteenth time sparks the question as to whether there could be any truth in …

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We as a community particularly the millennial’s need to take a step back, perhaps even a few steps and analyse the root causes which drive some of us towards indulging in crime.  Based on figures from the Lammy Review 41% of under-18s in custody are from minority backgrounds. These figures also showed that young black …

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The UK Music scene is sketchy. Women like Ray BLK & Nadia Rose are incredibly talented but they’re constantly overlooked and the Mabel’s, RAYE’s etc aren’t. There’s a PLETHORA of dark skinned black men artists popping off so its clear misogynoir & colourism are at work. — Pronounced O-wo-sa (@SincerelyOghosa) April 20, 2018 Colourism, has been …

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It is always sad when someone passes on, perhaps even more of a gut wrenching experience when the occasion felt like it could have been prevented. The music industry appears to have an array of stars who for one reason or another left us too soon. With this week being mental health awareness week, it …

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Both female rappers have definitely held a important position in Hip-hop and in 2018 we see Cardi B release her first  album which definitely took the internet with household names such as Diddy, Snoop and Missy giving it props. Just two days after in swoops Nicki with an old school mixtape type feel releasing two …

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With Black Panther being the most talked about film on everybody’s timeline and feeds, it would be almost criminal not to discuss its accompanying soundtrack as a resident music writer here on MCM. While the film has been breaking records the soundtrack has been doing numbers of its own, with 8 of its songs charting …

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Hello to all the new readers and welcome back to all those who frequent the MCM pages. 2017 was a whirlwind filled growth and development for a multitude of artists, particularly within the UK Music industry as many of you may know from previous articles. A New Year means more great music and another opportunity …

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It’s December and the year is drawing to a close. 2017 has been an incredible year for music, particularly here in the U.K. It brought us albums like Gangs Signs & a Prayer, Common Sense and FR32 to name a few. More noticeably there has been the number of artists making comebacks this year. It …

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