Category Arts

Why England Fans singing ‘Swing Low’ Negro spiritual should not bother anyone!

We live in an age where you need to little to cause offence to someone else. In fact one would almost be forgiven for thinking that there is little one can honestly say that will not offend someone somewhere in the media or even in everyday life. You can blame this on the fact that we become a more clued up and aware society, or you can put it down to the simple fact that people these days are far more fragile take almost everything to heart and cannot stomach any type of critique or disagreement, so everyone has to stay in the safe zone of ‘Political correctness’. Whatever your thoughts I believe that England rugby fans chanting (As they do) Swing Low sweet Chariot’ to spur on the England Rugby team at games is no reason for anyone to get their ‘Knickers in a twist’ about.

The Great Al Jarreau dies.

Another musical great passes as Al Jarreau dies at 76. We have had to get used to great talents falling away in the last few years, but in truth we have to wonder if any of these great ones can even remotely be replaced.

Golden Globes. What did you miss? and how did our favourite ‘Fences’ do?

Awards season is upon us and the Golden Globes got the ball rolling. The Hollywood foreign press sparked several interesting story-lines that we will be talking about all the way to Oscar night. It was a fun night will a few surprises and a few disappointments. Here are a handful of random thoughts:

Top 10 movies of 2016? You choose.

This year has been an exciting year for film check out our top 10 movies and let us know what yours are!?

Rising star Stephan Dante shines on first TV interview

Rising star stephan Dante shines on first UK TV interview

We are happy to bring you the full unedited Stephan Dante interview.  We recently did an article on Stephan Dante when we we were asked along with several other members of the press and blogging community to listen to tracks from her forth coming album – working title ‘Hummingbird’ It was clear to us all […]

Singer, song writer and Poet Stephan Dante

British urban poet, singer and songwriter, Stephan Dante signs to Shlepp Records

Shlepp Entertainment supremo Stevie Eagle E today confirmed that he had put pen to paper and signed another brand new artist Stephan Dante. Stevie Eagle E describes Stephan Dante as a unique urban poet and songwriter who has an almost unlimited musical range. In this own words ‘Stephan Dante is the kind of artist that can sing Barbara Streisand or Nicki Minaj with the same swagger.’

Ukrainian rising star Joanna Shegera set to make waves in the West

Ukraine rising star Joanna Shegera looks set to make waves in the West as she hooks up with Stevie Eagle E of Shlepp Entertainment Ltd

It’s not everyday that a voice from a new Artist that you haven’t heard before comes your way that gets your full attention. Unique, diverse, and hauntingly beautiful with an Eastern European flavour in her tones, she certainly made me stop and listen. The first thing that came to mind for me was ‘different.’