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GUAP Presents ‘The Top Boy Edition’ with Jasmine Jobson for March 2022. Arts & Culture GUAP Presents ‘The Top Boy Edition’ with Jasmine Jobson for March 2022.

Jasmine Jobson’s first magazine cover for GUAP’s March 2022 Issue. The leading lady of Netflix’s Top Boy discusses season two, loyalty and staying grounded. Jasmine Jobson was born to be on screen. As a child, friends and family described her as a bit of a drama queen. In the comfort of the GUAP office, I am […]

by CHELSEA MTADA Apr 8, 2022
GUAP 25 – The Alté Edition: The Evolving Sounds Of Africa & Its Diaspora [@BojDRB] [@iamodeal] [@itsgabzy] Cover Stories GUAP 25 – The Alté Edition: The Evolving Sounds Of Africa & Its Diaspora [@BojDRB] [@iamodeal] [@itsgabzy]

If you want to see the future of music from the African continent look no further than Alté. Nigeria has been a powerhouse in music from the African continent for a while and as such was home to some of Africa’s biggest musical stars across the years. This year however we saw a surge in […]

by ZWELI CHIBS Dec 22, 2021
GUAP 24 – The Author’s Edition
Arts & Culture GUAP 24 – The Author’s Edition

The Power of Storytelling is proved by GUAP 24 cover stars; Chelsea Kwakye, Ore Ogunbiyi and Sophia Thakur. On the first Wednesday of Black History Month 2021, we welcomed the long-awaited reveal of GUAP’s very first Author’s Edition. Chelsea Mtada presents some of the most inspirational, intuitive and ground-breaking young authors who have been embraced […]

by CHELSEA MTADA Oct 13, 2021
Gabriel Moses for GUAP 23: A Maven in the Making Arts & Culture Gabriel Moses for GUAP 23: A Maven in the Making

Meet Gabriel Moses – a director and photographer who is cementing himself as an image maker to be reckoned with. When I meet Gabriel for the first time on the day of the cover shoot, he exudes a calm and relaxed energy. His level headed persona allows him to ebb and flow with the opportunities […]

by TERNA JOGO Aug 4, 2021
GUAP 22 cover star Nifè, has taken the world of afro-dance by storm, by building a community that has celebration, joy, and dance at the heart of it. [@ItsJustNife] Arts & Culture GUAP 22 cover star Nifè, has taken the world of afro-dance by storm, by building a community that has celebration, joy, and dance at the heart of it. [@ItsJustNife]

Nifè is the cover star of GUAP 22 and we are honoured to celebrate her talent and hard work as an Afro-dancer, choreographer, and content creator. Nife is a front runner within the TikTok creator community who has taken the world of afro-dance by storm, by building a community that has celebration, joy, and dance […]

by CHELSEA MTADA Apr 12, 2021
Creative G-List 2020: GUAP 21’s G-List Creatives Reflect on 2020 Featuring [@nnesaga], [@okaymaryann] & More Arts & Culture Creative G-List 2020: GUAP 21’s G-List Creatives Reflect on 2020 Featuring [@nnesaga], [@okaymaryann] & More

2020’s Creative G-List celebrates the unconventional holidays. Check out their reflections on the last year. 1. Alfie White – @alfiewphoto “I don’t know if it’s been the year 2020 itself, or the age I’m at where you realise a lot about yourself but it’s really forced me to reconsider what I’m doing or how I’m […]

by CHELSEA MTADA Jan 6, 2021
Creative G-List 2020: Happy F*cking Holidays from GUAP. Featuring [@nnesaga] , [@okaymaryann] & More Arts & Culture Creative G-List 2020: Happy F*cking Holidays from GUAP. Featuring [@nnesaga] , [@okaymaryann] & More

This year’s Creative G-List celebrates the unconventional Christmas, that many of us will be experiencing this year. The 2020 creative g-list is here! Coming to the end of a year that has transformed our way of life, we wanted to take a moment to celebrate you! Our 21st issue is our first holiday-themed issue and […]

by CHELSEA MTADA Dec 25, 2020
Meet GUAP’s Top 30, Under 30 Black Creatives & Professionals You Need To Know For Blacklist 2020 [@Converse] Arts & Culture Meet GUAP’s Top 30, Under 30 Black Creatives & Professionals You Need To Know For Blacklist 2020 [@Converse]

The GUAP Blacklist Returns, This Time…Meet The Class of 2020 Presented by GUAP & Converse All Stars Since 2018, GUAP has released The Blacklist. A list that highlights the variety and excellence amongst young individuals who are black or of mixed black heritage. For far too long, the greatness of young black achievers has not […]

by CHELSEA MTADA Oct 14, 2020
The Black Renaissance, GUAP 20 Visual Poetry Film Featuring [@nellarose_] [@HenrieVIII] & More Arts & Culture The Black Renaissance, GUAP 20 Visual Poetry Film Featuring [@nellarose_] [@HenrieVIII] & More

GUAP 20, The Black Renaissance Issue features cover stars @Nella Rose and @Henrie Kwushue CREDITS: Shot & Edited By: @i.marqr Music Production By: @4stringsz Poetry Written & Performed By: @chelseamtada Check out the GUAP Arts & Culture section, to discover new art, film, and creative individuals. 

by CHELSEA MTADA Oct 5, 2020
Entrepreneur & Game-Changing Social Media Influencer; Nella Rose For GUAP 20, The Renaissance Issue. [@nellarose_] Arts & Culture Entrepreneur & Game-Changing Social Media Influencer; Nella Rose For GUAP 20, The Renaissance Issue. [@nellarose_]

Entrepreneur & Game-Changing Social Media Influencer; Nella Rose shoots her FIRST Magazine cover for GUAP 20. Nella Rose has been courageous in her field and has moved from strength to strength, despite the industries push back on Black influencers. This is why she was the perfect choice for the GUAP 20, Renaissance cover. Nella Rose first […]

by CHELSEA MTADA Sep 30, 2020
Henrie Kwushue For GUAP 20. Welcome The Fresh Face & Relatable Voice Of Young Black British Women Today [@HenrieVIII]
Arts & Culture Henrie Kwushue For GUAP 20. Welcome The Fresh Face & Relatable Voice Of Young Black British Women Today [@HenrieVIII]

Henrie Kwushue Intends To Create More Opportunities For Black Women In The Media Production Industry. The GUAP’20 Renaissance cover was created to represent the rebirth of Black-British culture. So when it came to choosing one of our cover stars; Henrie Kwushue was a perfect choice. 2020 has shown many of us (along with the rest […]

by CHELSEA MTADA Sep 30, 2020
GUAP Interviews: Hackey Born Photographer, Yumi Codner, For The Isolation Edition [@yumicodner] Arts & Culture GUAP Interviews: Hackey Born Photographer, Yumi Codner, For The Isolation Edition [@yumicodner]

Over the last few months, the Covid:19 lockdown has affected the lives of millions of people all over the country. However, in the midst of the fear and confusion, came an army of young creatives who came to entertain, inspire, and motivate the masses. This cover is called the ‘Isolation Issue’ because it was created in […]

by CHELSEA MTADA Jul 3, 2020
GUAP Interviews: Multi-Hyphenate Student Creative, Torrin Joshua Andrews, For The Isolation Edition [@TorrinJoshua] Arts & Culture GUAP Interviews: Multi-Hyphenate Student Creative, Torrin Joshua Andrews, For The Isolation Edition [@TorrinJoshua]

Over the last few months, the Covid:19 lockdown has affected the lives of millions of people all over the country. However, in the midst of the fear and confusion, came an army of young creatives who came to entertain, inspire, and motivate the masses. This cover is called the ‘Isolation Issue’ because it was created in […]

by CHELSEA MTADA Jul 1, 2020
GUAP Interviews: Multi-Hyphenate London Artist, Destinie Paige, For The Isolation Edition [@onlydestt] Arts & Culture GUAP Interviews: Multi-Hyphenate London Artist, Destinie Paige, For The Isolation Edition [@onlydestt]

Over the last few months, the Covid:19 lockdown has affected the lives of millions of people all over the country. However, in the midst of the fear and confusion, came an army of young creatives who came to entertain, inspire, and motivate the masses. This cover is called the ‘Isolation Issue’ because it was created in […]

by CHELSEA MTADA Jun 30, 2020
GUAP Interviews: At Home Fitness Instructor & Health Enthusiast, Esé Kalusi, For The Isolation Issue Arts & Culture GUAP Interviews: At Home Fitness Instructor & Health Enthusiast, Esé Kalusi, For The Isolation Issue

Over the last few months, the Covid:19 lockdown has affected the lives of millions of people all over the country. However, in the midst of the fear and confusion, came an army of young creatives who came to entertain, inspire, and motivate the masses. This cover is called the ‘Isolation Issue’ because it was created in […]

by CHELSEA MTADA Jun 29, 2020
GUAP Interviews: London Photographer, Lewis Khan, For The Isolation Issue Arts & Culture GUAP Interviews: London Photographer, Lewis Khan, For The Isolation Issue

Over the last few months, the Covid:19 lockdown has affected the lives of millions of people all over the country. However, in the midst of the fear and confusion, came an army of young creatives who came to entertain, inspire, and motivate the masses. This cover is called the ‘Isolation Issue’ because it was created in […]

by CHELSEA MTADA Jun 29, 2020
GUAP Interviews: Fitness Enthusiast, Dani Amor, For The Isolation Issue [@danaimak_] Arts & Culture GUAP Interviews: Fitness Enthusiast, Dani Amor, For The Isolation Issue [@danaimak_]

Over the last few months, the Covid:19 lockdown has affected the lives of millions of people all over the country. However, in the midst of the fear and confusion, came an army of young creatives who came to entertain, inspire, and motivate the masses. This cover is called the ‘Isolation Issue’ because it was created in […]

by CHELSEA MTADA Jun 29, 2020
GUAP Interviews: Murad Merali, Pop Culture & Social Justice Commentary Youtuber, For The Isolation Issue [@MuradMerali] Arts & Culture GUAP Interviews: Murad Merali, Pop Culture & Social Justice Commentary Youtuber, For The Isolation Issue [@MuradMerali]

Over the last few months, the Covid:19 lockdown has affected the lives of millions of people all over the country. However, in the midst of the fear and confusion, came an army of young creatives who came to entertain, inspire, and motivate the masses. This cover is called the ‘Isolation Issue’ because it was created in […]

by CHELSEA MTADA Jun 26, 2020
GUAP Interviews: Aliyah York – Founder of The Pupil Power, For The Isolation Issue [@ThePupilPower] Arts & Culture GUAP Interviews: Aliyah York – Founder of The Pupil Power, For The Isolation Issue [@ThePupilPower]

Aliyah York is The Founder Student-Led Organisation – The Pupil Power. Over the last few months, the Covid:19 lockdown has affected the lives of millions of people all over the country. However, in the midst of the fear and confusion, came an army of young creatives who came to entertain, inspire, and motivate the masses. This […]

by CHELSEA MTADA Jun 25, 2020
GUAP Interviews: Jermaine Craig – Founder of Kwanda, For The Isolation Issue [@Jermainecraig]  [@JoinKwanda] Arts & Culture GUAP Interviews: Jermaine Craig – Founder of Kwanda, For The Isolation Issue [@Jermainecraig] [@JoinKwanda]

Jermaine Craig is The Founder of Kwanda, A Modern Collection Pot For The Black Community Over the last few months, the Covid:19 lockdown has affected the lives of millions of people all over the country. However, in the midst of the fear and confusion, came an army of young creatives who came to entertain, inspire, […]

by CHELSEA MTADA Jun 24, 2020
GUAP Interviews: Creative Agent & Intensive Care Nurse Elsie Cullen [@elayocu] For The Isolation Issue Arts & Culture GUAP Interviews: Creative Agent & Intensive Care Nurse Elsie Cullen [@elayocu] For The Isolation Issue

Over the last few months, the Covid:19 lockdown has affected the lives of millions of people all over the country. However, in the midst of the fear and confusion, came an army of young creatives who came to entertain, inspire, and motivate the masses. This cover is called the ‘Isolation Issue’ because it was created in […]

by CHELSEA MTADA Jun 23, 2020
Ling Hussle and Giovanni Xdreams are flagging the ship for Independence and Love. Cover Stories Ling Hussle and Giovanni Xdreams are flagging the ship for Independence and Love.

Have you ever met someone who is so focussed and clear on what they want that being around them just infects you with a drive to get on the wave? Keep that person in your mind and now imagine there was a male and female version of that person. If you’ve got that in your […]

by ZWELI CHIBS Mar 13, 2020
Sham Steele is helping to bring together the Midland’s club scene Cover Stories Sham Steele is helping to bring together the Midland’s club scene

Sham Steele is a DJ and founder of TRPHSE, a UK Based Music Collective. Being a Birmingham native his aim is to push his region and link creatives to innovate. His collective host some of the littest parties in the UK and have recently branched out, completing 3 tour dates in LA. Listen to his […]

by GUAP Dec 24, 2019
Amran Abdi [@amzyobr] is creating a lane for Muslim Women in Music Photography Arts & Culture Amran Abdi [@amzyobr] is creating a lane for Muslim Women in Music Photography

Amran Abdi (a.k.a AmzyOBR) is a freelance photographer who discovered her passion for photography by accident when she purchased a vlogging camera to record her experience at a Drake concert. After posting her content she realised there was a greater appetite for the photos she captured as opposed to the vlog. After decided to pursue […]

by GUAP Dec 24, 2019
Meet Mabintou Kolley [@mabin2_] a multi-faceted creative showing there is a space for women of colour in tech & design Arts & Culture Meet Mabintou Kolley [@mabin2_] a multi-faceted creative showing there is a space for women of colour in tech & design

Mabintou Kolley is a Creative Director and UXUI and Digital Designer. Merging beauty, fashion and technology she aims to change gen-z/millennial perceptions on tech. ‘It can be cool, you can earn a lot of money from it and you can do amazing things”. Listen to her story below. As part of the GUAP G-List 2019 […]

by GUAP Dec 24, 2019
Pooja Popat [@poojapopatx] is taking up space and creating change with it. Arts & Culture Pooja Popat [@poojapopatx] is taking up space and creating change with it.

Pooja Popat is a Social Media Manager currently working in Digital Publishing at Adidas London. Pioneering new media and digital marketing whilst introducing a wide range of diverse creatives to the commercial space. Listen to her story below. As part of the GUAP G-List 2019 – Purchase your copy here

by GUAP Dec 24, 2019