From horrorcore fantasies to soul-searching nightmares, here are the greatest moments from the Detroit rapper’s tumultuous career.
For the 33rd part of my 'London on Screen' series, I looked at the bachelor's pad from Alfie and how Notting Hill has changed since the Swinging Sixties.
"The idea of merging different cultures, and exploring his identity within them, is fundamental to Obongjayar’s artistry. This EP spiritually connects with the artist’s African roots, shot through a prism of Western urbanity."
New Statesman: “We argued over the crucifix scene” - what it was like being the demon in The Exorcist
Eileen Dietz is responsible for arguably the scariest face to ever appear in a horror film. She reflects on her experience of working on the 1972 horror masterpiece, and why she’s happy she ruined your childhood.
Retired South East Londoner Geoff Cudd has been going to his local, The Ivy House, for decades. When the beloved pub was sold to developers, the 72-year-old was instrumental in the campaign to save it from being turned into housing. It’s now the city’s first community- owned boozer.
"Stormzy is still an invaluable symbol in British society, but you’re left with the feeling that he’s a symbol that’s been momentarily bent out of shape, the music just one facet of a vast empire."
In this new series, Thomas Hobbs speaks to different musicians about their favourite film scores. Next up is producer Clams Casino, who discusses the huge impact of being introduced to the score for 1995's Kids.
"Rap is primed for a new kind of energy that will help it evolve for the 2020s, an era where the noise of technology will only get louder, the Western world’s swing to the right will create further social instability, and Kanye West may or may not return from the sunken place."
For the 32nd part of my 'London on Screen' series, I looked at how Canary Wharf's tube station unexpectedly doubled for a space station
"Having one of Miami’s most tacky and abrasive residents helm a soundtrack for a tacky, abrasive action movie set in Miami unsurprisingly works kind of well."
For the cover of the latest issue of Notion, Thomas Hobbs speaks to British rapper, and future legend, Little Simz.
"Circles explores themes of death, but it’s of the ego rather than the body."
Passionweiss: “I Didn’t Need to Rap About Guns, I Killed Them With Intellect" - The Making of O.C.’s Word Life
Thomas Hobbs speaks with the Diggin' in the Crates member about his excellent debut solo album, 25 years and change later.