Tokyo - off the beaten path

Tokyo - off the beaten path

October 29, 2019 6 min read.

Lost in Japan - Explore tokyo away from the tourists

Tokyo was just named 2019’s best big city by Condé Nast Traveler’s poll of 600,000 readers. Here are six places to visit that all offer something unique, intriguing and won’t necessarily be in your city guide or favourite travel blog.

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2019. Hip hop's quietest year

2019. Hip hop's quietest year

October 23, 2019 5 min read.

Who’s Gonna Take the Weight?

This year is definitely one of the quietest years for hip hop in recent memory. Memorable albums have been few and far between. Why is this the case? What is the remedy?

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Worms are invading Leicester!

Worms are invading Leicester!

August 30, 2019 2 min read.

Where did 'The Worm' come from?

Worms are invading Leicester. A glance at the colourful street icon that has been popping up on Leicester’s lamposts, walls and everything in between.

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The Streaming Revolution I - Music

The Streaming Revolution I - Music

July 02, 2019 4 min read.

Is this the end of owning music?

I was walking through the city centre on my lunch break and the sign stopped me in my tracks. Leicester’s HMV store is closing down. A British institution, HMV first opened its doors on Oxford Street, London in 1921. It has since been a haven for music and film lovers across the UK. I’m certain many of us hold fond memories of purchasing a favourite album or single at HMV. Fast-forward to now, that London flagship store is closed. In several weeks the Leicester store will be too.

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How to buy sneakers in 2019

How to buy sneakers in 2019

June 22, 2019 8 min read.

Politics of the Sneaker Pimps - The difficult task of buying a pair of limited sneakers made easier.

Buying a limited/exclusive/collaboration pair of sneakers has never been straightforward. In recent years, the explosion in social media platforms like Instagram has seen sneaker culture reach people it never would have before. Demand is higher than ever. Quantities are still limited. How exactly do you get your hands on a pair? This article aims to make that process a little bit easier to understand so you don’t miss that coveted drop.

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Bring The Paint 2019 Review

Bring The Paint 2019 Review

May 31, 2019 2 min read.

Spray Paint & Ink Pens - Leicester's award winning street art festival makes a triumphant return

**Last week, dozens of internationally acclaimed Street Artists descended on Leicester for 2019’s Bring the Paint festival; a celebration of creativity, street culture and art. Bring the Paint 2019 included live Skateboarding and BMX, tasty street food, great music and art workshops for all ages.

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The endgame of Avengers Endgame

The endgame of Avengers Endgame

April 22, 2019 4 min read.

Who will be the MCU's next big supervillain?

**The writing’s on the wall for Thanos in the MCU. Whether he’ll survive Endgame or not remains to be seen, but who/what’s going to pick up the mantle when he’s inevitably defeated? I’ve been giving some thought to this and have a few theories

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The Marathon Continues

The Marathon Continues

April 04, 2019 2 min read.

Rest in Peace Nipsey Hussle

Man, the news of Nipsey Hussle’s death hit me pretty hard this week. I first became aware of Nipsey was when it was reported he was selling limited hard copies of his Mixtape “Crenshaw” for $100. This was in 2013 - physical sales were becoming a thing of the past, iTunes was the platform of choice for

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Hello, World!

Hello, World!

April 03, 2019 2 min read.

I'm not a blogger I just type a lot

This is something I’ve always wanted to do. Not for any kind of recognition - I just feel like I need to express myself and occasionally I might have something interesting to say! Spoiler: this post isn’t one of those times. I do have some things planned though so please stay tuned for some analysis and

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