ARTS & CULTURE

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Apr 25, 2022 Meet Pigmalion: The Man Who Fell In Love With Sculpture
Meet Paul Joseph Harper, better known as PJ Harper, the elusive artist behind the beautiful sculptures of Black women we've all seen.
by TERNA JOGO 5 MIN READ
Nov 17, 2021 GUAP gets ready for a motive with the cast of Reggie Yates’ debut film ‘PIRATES’. Featuring (Elliot Edusah), (Reda Elazouar) & (Jordan Peters).
Reggie Yates’ debut feature film ‘PIRATES’ brings Black & Asian male joy to the big screen. Driving around London in a yellow Peugeot 205 nicknamed the Custard Cream. The three leading gentlemen of Reggie Yates’ debut feature film, Pirates, are 18-year old boys searching for a New Year’s Eve Party to welcome them into the […]
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“When s*** hits the fan, is you still a fan?”: Celebrities are trying to cancel ‘cancel culture’ Arts & Culture “When s*** hits the fan, is you still a fan?”: Celebrities are trying to cancel ‘cancel culture’

“When s*** hits the fan, is you still a fan?” In his song “Mortal Man”, from his critically acclaimed album "To Pimp a Butterfly", Kendrick asked us this question. Now, 7 years later, fans are asking themselves the same question, about Kendrick himself.

by JK ABUAH May 19, 2022
Self care or decorating your cage? Arts & Culture Self care or decorating your cage?

Online, people are discussing what point self care methods like skin, makeup and surgery become less about care and more about control. So which is it?

by JK ABUAH May 12, 2022
“Weird/awkward black girls <33" Arts & Culture “Weird/awkward black girls <33"

Awkward Black girls, alt Black girls, emo Black girls and everything in between. Stand up!

by JK ABUAH Apr 27, 2022
The Business Of Dupes: The Public’s Robin Hood Approach To Plagarism Fashion The Business Of Dupes: The Public’s Robin Hood Approach To Plagarism

Originality isn't something fast fashion is known for. The high street is churning out runway dupes quicker and cheaper than ever, but who and where the original designs come from has a huge impact on the public's opinion of this plagiarism. 

by CHARLIE CULVERHOUSE Apr 14, 2022
Bethany Collins’ Art Offered Me Lessons on The Nuances of Self-Conception Arts & Culture Bethany Collins’ Art Offered Me Lessons on The Nuances of Self-Conception

The first painting of Bethany Collins’ work I came across was her piece, “Well, They Just Don’t Match Up” II, from her series titled Noise. It was an undoubtedly alluring visual of white spatters of chalk, layered over seemingly construed white text, that was partially erased across the canvas. I recall the strong feeling of confusion that […]

by GUEST CONTRIBUTOR Apr 4, 2022
Tradition vs Trend: Does everything really have to be a ‘movement’? Arts & Culture Tradition vs Trend: Does everything really have to be a ‘movement’?

To grease or not to grease. That is the question. In 2017, I stopped getting my braids done professionally and doing my own natural hair and protective styles. Between then and now, I’ve probably tried every single natural hair product you can think of. Mixed every possible ingredient concoction:: gelatine, avocado, banana baby food, flaxseed, […]

by JK ABUAH Apr 4, 2022
What is TikTok’s “Black Femininity” movement really doing for Black Women? Arts & Culture What is TikTok’s “Black Femininity” movement really doing for Black Women?

“Activate your Goddess energy (Get everything you want)”. “How to make him want you.” “Masculine behaviours to STOP NOW!” As with many things, it all started with a deep dive on TikTok. I found myself scrolling through #divinefeminine,#hypergamy, #feminineenergy, #goddess and finding an overrepresentation of Black women making content underneath these hashtags. TikTok now seems […]

by JK ABUAH Mar 7, 2022