One of Bhangra’s most enduring stars Tubsy is set to join one of the new rising stars on the block Stephan Dante at the Birmingham Inspiration Awards on the 11th of November live on stage at the ICC.
The UK is still reeling from the events of Grenfell Tower. Several artists have produced tracks in tribute to those who lost their lives in this tragedy. The latest artist to wade into these sensitive waters is urban poet, singer and songwriter Stephan Dante. Her song ‘Grenfell Lament’ is a powerful yet heart-wrenching poem come song with a classical background sweetened with a smidgen of gospel.
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.
It took way too long for the Remake of Alex Haley’s Roots to hit the UK and then only to be aired on BBC4. When I first heard about it I was not impressed. The original was one of those things like ‘Star Wars’ woven into my past that should not be messed with. How could they improve on what was at the time and remains today one of the best TV shows of all time?
Having attended the NAMA awards (Native American Music Awards) to cover the historic presentation by Chinese star Ayi Jihu it was obvious to us that Native Americans have some amazing artists and talent. However not many seem to break through and the music scene is missing out here. Hold the phone though.
As she looks in the mirror one would imagine Stephan Dante cannot quite believe her eyes. She is poised to make a impact in the entertainment industry in what seems to be a very fast rise. Many people are talking about the Singer, songwriter and poet that is Stephan Dante. Several years ago could she have imagined herself in this position as a teenage mother with a child on her own? Today Stephan Dante speaks out and tells the world ‘Yes she could’ but she knew she first had to get control of her own mind before she could achieve any success in life.
The latest work from award winning director Flaminia Graziadei is a daunting film that tackles the subject of child abuse. The film also features Chinese star Ayi Jihu in her first film. Ayi Jihu happens to be Global Ambassador for Sisha an organization at the forefront of combating Human Trafficking and exploitation and the abuse of children. Fresh from […]