The Garage Goddess Returns: Talking 20 Years Of Music With Sabrina Washington

When Mis-Teeq burst into the UK mainstream music scene in 2001, I instantly fell in love. Here were four women of black heritage – Sabrina Washington, Alesha Dixon, Su-Elise Nash and Zena McNally – who had it all. They were gorgeous, talented and dripping in that older-cousin-who-knows-how-to-party-swagger that money couldn’t buy. Add to that their … Continue reading The Garage Goddess Returns: Talking 20 Years Of Music With Sabrina Washington

Jamaican Independence Day: 5 love letters from PR and media

Few things fill me with joy and pride like Jamaica. I wear my heritage like a badge of honour and for good reason. My island has it all: beautiful landscapes, a fascinating history; a diverse – and hilarious – population and one of the most influential cultures in the world. So today, I’m joining nearly … Continue reading Jamaican Independence Day: 5 love letters from PR and media

The Black Women Making Things Happen In The UK Music Industry

You can guarantee at least two music debates to appear on Black British Twitter’s timeline almost every month: why the UK ‘failed’ certain homegrown black singers like Beverly Knight and Mischa B, and the industry’s apparent colourism issue. Far less discussed is the experience of Black British women working behind the industry scenes. I’m a … Continue reading The Black Women Making Things Happen In The UK Music Industry

My 5 fave songs turning 20 in 2020

With the coronavirus crisis in full swing, we all need something to smile about. Here’s my contribution… Ahh the Noughties! A time where low-rise jeans + whale tail = high fashion, Myspace and Microsoft messenger were the internet hotspots and shows like Big Brother, Pop Idol and Come Dine with Me had the nation gripped. … Continue reading My 5 fave songs turning 20 in 2020