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Cultural appropriation in the black british community

Speaking objectively on cultural appropriation in reggae music and Caribbean food

What is cultural appropriation? To me, cultural appropriation is using another culture for personal gains without respecting or acknowledging the origins of it and the people it belongs – the intent...

New music videos 2017

New music 2017 From new reggae and dancehall to hip hop, afrobeats and UK grime – check out the hottest music videos here for 2017 on Words & Riddims. Macka...

HOW TRUMP’S ELECTION WIN CAN ELEVATE US ALL

  This post is NOT an endorsement for Donald Trump. However, the announcement of America’s 45th President has given me a renewed sense of mobility. Donald Trump has gone from bankruptcy to...

Should men put up with a womans BS? The Words & Riddims show with special guest Zohra Benjamin

  Words & Riddims meets Zohra Benjamin founder of KIC Mixers.  Listen as we talk about the woes of relationships and discuss whether ‘real’ men should feel obliged to accept the BS...

Why the Gangland documentary is dangerous

Gangland – Channel 5 Commentary There’s been a lot of discussion about the Channel 5 Gangland ‘documentary’ that recently aired on our tel-lie-vision, and I wanted to share a few thoughts of...

Is it OK to take ex and kids on holiday while in new relationship?

Based on a real life conversation, we ask our callers whether it’s kool to take an ex and kids on holiday while in a new relationship! Listen as callers share...

Hair Gate: Coronation Street Kunta Kinte remark & South African High School Afro Ban

The Words & Riddims Talk show We discuss the outrage over the controversy line in Coronation Street where character Eva Eva price made a quip over her hair. During a recent episode...

Sumfest Dancehall Night Radio Review

Reggae Sunfest Review – Dancehall Night 2016 ShakaRa talking up the tings on who he rated at Sumfest and how he feels about the appreciation for Joe Bogdanovich! Listen below: The...

Are Stay at Home Mums Respected?

During this Words & Riddims show we look at the role of full time or stay at home mums and ask whether they get the same respect as working mothers....

Sledge – The Soul of Notting Hill – Radio Interview

Book review & interview Words & Riddims meets Marcia Robinson the author of Sledge  – The Soul of Notting Hill. Her book tells the story, in first hand, of Sledge the...

London Reparations March 2016 – Stop The Maangamizi

African Emancipation Day Reparations March 2016 If you were ever unsure about what the reparations movement is all about, or its relevancy to the Black community today, here’s a great place...

The King’s Peace Treaty – A Code of Conduct for Black Men

I will never put no European geographical landmark before my brother When anyone comes as a stranger from a neighbouring area, I will embrace him and treat him like a...

Shootings in America | Black Lives Matter | British Politics

New round-up on Words & Riddims  Local & International news, politics and current affairs radio conversation   It was a mad week in news, so we invited our listeners to...

Are Men Homo-Social? The Words & Riddims Radio Show

Following a viral video by Dr Sexy Ann, suggesting Jamaican men were homo-social, The Words & Riddims show discusses whether this is true… Are men really Homo-Social & what does...