I am one of the most influential people in my village, my name is known for miles and I am revered for my words and presence. Chiefs and kings come to me for political and military advice, they trust my wisdom. The tribespeople? Well, they listen to me recount tales of the ancestors and the […]Read more "The ‘Exaggeration’ of Slavery: How The Echoes Still Exist"
I must have been a mere ten year-old lad when I first heard Craig David’s Rewind and from the first listen I knew that he was a talented artist. It was Christmas of 1999 and the world was going crazy about the Millennium and the pending bug that was going to affect every computer. Meanwhile, […]Read more "Why We Don’t Deserve Someone Like Craig David Again"
Following from the I, too, am Oxford social media campaign, I thought I’d share some personal experiences and anecdotes from others. Whilst, I didn’t attend Oxford or Cambridge, those experiences aren’t exclusive to Oxbridge students. Read the experiences below: Random: Where are you from? Me: Britain Random: Where are you really from? Me: Britain I was born […]Read more "Things Black People Don’t Want To Hear"
I am man. I have a penis. I have urges. I have a brain. I am told that woman is my conquest. I was always told I am the hunter, never the hunted. She is my prey. She has a vagina. She has urges. So who is she to reject my advances? Well, she also […]Read more "I Am Man"
The tale Wojciech Szczesny’s rise to prominence is one of intrigue, fulfilling potential and maybe most of all, fortune. I’ll get to the fortune part later but the very first thing that struck me about Szczesny was his unnerving self-confidence. Let’s not forget he made his Premier League debut, as a 20 year old, against […]Read more "The Curious Case of Wojciech Szczęsny"
I’ve decided to feature a mixtape featuring a number of my most recently played songs, along with suggestions and classics. I’ll be doing this towards the end of every month, so let me know if you have any suggestions. Enjoy!Read more "Marvin’s Corridor Mixtape – Nov ’13"
Every now and again, I come across conversations that go by the sound of this: “Wouldn’t it be great if the UK had a £1 note?” As the US has a $1 note, although being worth less than the £1, it does make life for our American cousins easier. Then I thought how it would […]Read more "Why The £1 Note Would Be Good For The Economy"
Totaal Voetbal. The only phrase that truly encapsulates what the footballing world witnessed on Saturday. Jack Wilshere’s goal for Arsenal and the build up to it, was truly something that was prophesied by the deities of the beautiful game. Watch it below, with the colourful commentary: British Gas seemed to have got themselves into a […]Read more "A Post About Nothing – 21st October"
R&B has been revolutionised in recent years, in fact the very template seems to have ripped to shreds and those that have reinvented it aren’t the labels; it is the artists themselves. The latter half of the last decade seemed to disappoint with R&B deciding to groove to the sound of dance. We were blessed […]Read more "BANKS Rewriting The Template"
Interlull, bleurgh. Round 2 of #SmileLDN went down (who says ‘went down’?) on Saturday in Soho again. This coming Saturday, we are going to do it in Shoreditch/Whitechapel, it’d be cool if people could help out. I’m scouring the Independent’s home page for decent news, the only thing worth saying is that the Northampton clown has […]Read more "A Post About Nothing – 14th October"