The career of the bard of Salford spans five decades. From cabaret to punk, Nico to Kate Moss, Alex Turner to Paul McCartney, John Cooper Clarke has been there, rhymed that, and even survived 17 years on heroin. As he publishes his debut memoir I Wanna Be Yours, we ask: what makes him The People’s Poet?
After writing for The Weeknd and Camila Cabello, the poet-turned-musician is standing tall for the Toronto projects that raised him.
Among the rap collective’s rugged, macho street raps, Plum has delivered prose with the precision of a silent assassin. Now, she’s ready to step out front with her solo material.