The 43rd part of my 'London on Screen' series trades the Big Smoke for the Big Apple and looks at the staircase from 'Joker'.
We spoke to Lance Scott Walker, the author of the DJ Screw biography, A Life In Slow Revolution.
The rapper’s fifth studio album shares controversial sentiments that will divide public opinion, but Kendrick sounds more relatable than ever before
For the 42nd part of my London on Screen series, I wrote about the Bridgerton family mansion in Greenwich Park and its rich history of wealthy residents.
"Russian rapper Face (real name Ivan Dryomin) has the following message to his critics. “I love all of you,” the 25-year-old mocks. “You are the best thing that happened in my life! You are the reason that I have so much money and clout. You can stand on your knees and suck my d---!” When you consider that Dryomin has been labeled a “foreign agent” by the Russian government and is hiding in an unnamed country, this taunt seems particularly brazen."
For the 41st part of my London on Screen series, I wrote about the elegant street where the tragic lovers bid their goodbyes in WW2 drama Atonement.
In our tenth Behind the Beat, Thomas Hobbs spoke with Lex Luger about how producing Rick Ross’ “B.M.F. (Blowin Money Fast)” changed his life — for better or worse.
I reviewed the latest Digga D mixtape as part of the Telegraph's weekly albums of the week feature.
Kojey Radical has been one of the most progressive UK hip-hop artists for some years now, but with his long-awaited debut full-length Reason To Smile, he is poised to elevate his craft to a new level. Thomas Hobbs meets the MC, plus A-List Management and Atlantic Records to find out their plans to spread his message like never before.
Thomas Hobbs writes on the accidental comedy hit that put south west London on the world map.
For the Daily Telegraph’s albums of the week feature, I wrote reviews for Nilüfer Yanya and Kojey Radical's new records.
We spoke to Mighty Bolton, founder of The Art of Dialogue YouTube Channel, about documenting the life and career of 2Pac and what it’s like archiving hip-hop history.
For the 40th part of my London on Screen series, I wrote about the grotty cafe where the Mod gang hangout in 1979's Quadrophenia.
“I just played ice hockey… and [yet] you’re the one who is tired!” jokes Russian President Vladimir Putin to a sleepy Oliver Stone. “Your muscles must hurt,” the soft-spoken filmmaker replies, flashing a toothy smile. It is episode three of the Oscar-winning filmmaker’s fawning four-part documentary series, The Putin Interviews, and I feel like I’m caught in the middle of a blossoming bromance."