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Corey Jon: Stuck on the UK

By Shaun Shearer | 07 May 2014
Published in: Interviews
Corey Jon is new US artist who's bringing his unique blend of pop/R&B and dance to the UK. He played his first ever show here last month, and is now touring Europe. Continue>
Though you might think otherwise upon visiting certain swanky 'celeb' venues, an upmarket clubbing experience in a premium venue doesn't have to mean a compromise in music quality. It's a maxim that's borne out by the team behind the cool and classy Aura Bar and Lounge in Central Manchester. Continue>

The disco train rolls on

By Mark Devlin | 10 April 2014
Published in: Interviews
Company freak is an outfit keeping the spirit of soul, funk and disco alive, with some contemporary musical twists in the mix. Black Sheep finds out more. Continue>

The disco train rolls on

By Mark Devlin | 10 April 2014
Published in: Interviews
Company freak is an outfit keeping the spirit of soul, funk and disco alive, with some contemporary musical twists in the mix. Black Sheep finds out more. Continue>

Truth Bangers: Black Sheep Mag meets Alais Clay

By Mark Devlin | 28 March 2014
Published in: Interviews
An interview with Colombian/ US rapper/ singer Alais Clay, examining her motivations for making her honest and incisive brand of truth music, along with a handful of tracks from her 'timeless 'Reverse Hypnosis' album. Continue>

The fall from grace of Lupe Fiasco

By Ewen Ramsbottom | 17 March 2014
Published in: Hoof to the Head
Just when you think you've found an honourable hero, you get a sobering reminder that they really are very thin on the ground these days. Continue>

MBEs to B-Boys: Black Sheep chats with Jonzi D

By Mark Devlin | 13 March 2014
Published in: Interviews
A conversation with British dancer, MC and all-round hip-hop entrepreneur Jonzi D. We get into his reasons for declining the offer of a recent MBE, and go on to talk about the upcoming Breakin' Convention at Sadlers' Wells Theatre in London in May, now into its 11th year, along with… Continue>

Black Sheep at the flicks - Winter 2014 round-up

By Andrew kay | 07 March 2014
Published in: Interviews
Well, I’m back to burn with another selection of recent cinema releases (and a few duds). This being the bleakest winter since Dick Turpin got the noose, the cinema was about the warmest place over the last couple of months. Still, as always, there's some silver screen gems out there,… Continue>

Born A Star - Natasha Watts Shines Brightly 

By Charles Waring | 04 March 2014
Published in: Interviews
Britain's hottest new soul star, NATASHA WATTS - whose Cool Million-helmed single 'Change' is riding high in the UK soul charts - tells Black Sheep's Charles Waring about her debut album and reveals her influences and aspirations. Continue>

R Kelly: The Rolf Harris of R&B

By Ewen Ramsbottom | 09 February 2014
Published in: Hoof to the Head
OK, I know we're a little late on this given that his newest album dropped several months ago. There's been nothing to suggest him changing his ways in recent times, though, so I'd have to say that this Hoof is a little overdue, if anything. And we do pride ourselves… Continue>
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