Lauryn Hill Tag

In her first piece for #itchysilk, Semtex takes us back to that all-important first love and the subsequent ‘break-up’. Creating a painful skewed type of nostalgia, Semtex forces us to experience a gamut of emotions; rejection, confusion and pain. On the backdrop of a wonderful, in...

In the first of a three-part feature, #itchysilk writer Malik Crumpler discusses gangster rap hegemony. In many respects as a genre it should be vilified. After all, it glorifies violence, degrades women and revels in the taking and selling of drugs. Contrary to logic however...