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The Mighty Three Story, Part Three: Opening Doors

By Duncan Payne | 09 November 2016
Published in: Interviews
A continuation of Duncan Payne's look at the early musical lives of Kenny Gamble, Leon Huff and Thom Bell of Philadelphia soul fame. Continue>

A lady called Alexis

By Felix Mensah | 09 November 2016
Published in: Interviews
Southern belle Alexis Nicole looks set to be a name to look out for in 2017. The Atlanta-based native Virginian is about to unleash her ‘nice introduction’ to the general public in the shape of a ‘visual EP’. In an exclusive interview for Black Sheep Magazine, the basketball-loving artist may… Continue>

Straight outta Jozi

By Shaun Shearer | 29 October 2016
Published in: Interviews
Born in Johannesburg, Ross Jack made a name for himself in his home country as a prodigious beat-maker for up & coming hip-hop acts, soon progressing to full producer credits for big names in South Africa including Toya Delazy, HHP, Chiano Sky & Khuli Chana.  In 2012 Ross released his… Continue>

Sean Platt-Seger: Bringing it back

By Felix Mensah | 29 October 2016
Published in: Interviews
Doing just that is Illinois native Sean Platt-Seger . The super-talented singer-songwriter has unleashed an ultra-soulful EP to showcase what is to come and in his first interview with Blacksheep Magazine , he happily reveals his potential  ‘blue blood’, his future plans in helping to develop other artists , wanting… Continue>

Video: Scorzayzee: 'Gangsta Wraps'

By Mark Devlin | 27 October 2016
Published in: Interviews
Nottingham rapper Scorzayzee takes aim at the fast food industry in his creative and witty new video. Continue>

The Mighty Three Story, Part Two: Kenny Gamble - Hitmaker

By Duncan Payne | 22 October 2016
Published in: Interviews
While it is perfectly true that Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff's paths had already crossed, they were only the merest of acquaintances. Huff had played piano on a number of recordings produced by Gamble's then mentor, Jerry Ross, but then again Huff was incredibly busy playing on just about any… Continue>

Hip-hop's role in the war on black culture

By Ewen Ramsbottom | 15 October 2016
Published in: Hoof to the Head
The insidious control system that we have clearly has contempt for the bulk of humanity - those it considers to be 'useless eaters.' But it strikes me that it harbours a particularly hateful brand of contempt towards people of colour. Lawrence Fishburne's Furious Styles character in the classic movie 'Boyz… Continue>

The Mighty Three Story, Part One: A Tale Of Frustration

By Duncan Payne | 05 October 2016
Published in: Interviews
Black Sheep Mag's Duncan Payne tells the story of how Kenny Gamble, Leon Huff and Thom Bell ruled the world. Continue>

Calling Mr. Bloom!

By Felix Mensah | 27 September 2016
Published in: Interviews
Soul music as we all know and love has another prince set to help secure it’s future and his name is Timothy Bloom. The 2x Grammy award-winner, singer-songwriter, musician, producer and native of the American South is taking centre stage with his planned concept trilogy of albums which harks back… Continue>

UK Fresh 2016 - The spirit of '86 lives on!

By Andrew Kay | 15 September 2016
Published in: Interviews
UK FRESH is finally back, for its 30th anniversary. For those that don’t know, UK FRESH ’86 was the apex of a stadium hip-hop show: several of rap’s finest acts graced Wembley Arena over two groundbreaking shows put together by UK hip-hop impresario and Street Sounds Records founder Morgan Khan.… Continue>
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