Music

Black Is King: Did Beyoncé deliver or has the African continent been misrepresented?

Benji B’s Crossed Paths Mix

The BBC Radio 1 DJ and Deviation co-founder shares his mix with tracks inspired by Morgan Simpson and Pa Salieu's musical journeys.

Working up a sweat with Alewya

On the day of the release of her Honey Dijon-mixed club-ready track, Sweating, the rising 26-year-old musician talks us through her sonic roots.

No Signal and the rise of the UK’s new Black radio

A station born out of a global crisis, No Signal began its life as a live stream of a night cancelled due to the lockdown. Now, a raft of young DJs and presenters brought together by JoJo Sonubi are serving a diversity of sounds while raising funds to facilitate a proper studio to call home.

Jarv Is… emerging from lockdown with a new band

Jarvis Cocker has been a frankly towering figure in British music for almost 30 years, and not just ’cause he’s tall. Now the one-time Pulp man is back with new band Jarv Is… and a brilliant debut album – one whose lyrics are eerily of the moment. All together now: “This is one nation under a roof…”

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