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Ariana and The Rose

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Originally from New York, singer song writer (and all round creative spirit) Ariana DiLorenzo has been steadily cutting a swathe through the music world with her brand of music I like to call electro-pop with a slightly dark integrity where synths, dance influences and some deep bass are juxtaposed by Ariana’s engaging lyrical compositions. The dance influences are no...

Win MAC cosmetics products courtesy of top model Ciru Maina

Ciru Maina, Kenya’s new fashion ‘It’ girl ia not only poised to become one of fashions most recognized faces she has also been designated Goodwill Ambassador for The Heart 2 Heart Foundation Programme.The beautiful model will help the Heart2Heart Foundation in its mission to raise awarenes and promote the extensive international agenda of the foundation.Founded 17 years ago H2H...

Defeating the Elements poetry by Simone Byer

I cried tears of fire into my concrete pillow. Stripped down to my bare essence, and a tear drop away form DeNile.The elements were against me as anger erupted from my earth's core and caused a whirlwind of emotions to strike me down, even the bloom of spring wouldn't change my frown. So, as even profound as it can be I kept pushing coz I refused to let depression...

Premiere: Exclusive stream of R&B/Soul artist GLENN LUMANTA’s ‘Clarity’

R&B/Soul artist Glenn Lumanta is a part of a new generation of multi-instrumentalists, multi-platform using creatives, unapologetic and hungry to make an impact outside the confines of Sydney’s western suburbs and into mainstream consciousness. The YouTube star returns with the release of his new single ‘Clarity’ and we're excited to be able to give you an exclusive stream of the track...

Flavour Meets Molly Rainford: Interview

With the release of her new single 'Forever And A Day', The Pop Princess is back. You may recognise Molly and think "I know her but I can't put my finger on it"...well you do! Molly was on Britain's Got Talent in 2012 when she was just 11 years old, now older and studying music, she's back with her new...

E.Mak – Cool & Conscious [Mixtape]

E.Mak is back with his brand new mixtape, Cool & Conscious. Cool & Conscious is E.Mak’s most personal project to-date. With the help of producer Lil’ Sun (Eric Bellinger, Midi Mafia), the mixtape draws on the west Londoner’s musical influences from hip-hop, reggae, soul, pop and grime to showcase relatable lyrics, great storytelling and a fresher, more mature ‘concrete’ sound than on his...

5 Reasons we love Stylo G

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We're huge fans of Reggae music but now we can accredit Stylo G for putting London on the map, with riddims that include his current release 'Badd' featuring Sister Nancy and previous hit 'Soundbwoy.''Soundbwoy' http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8lANLyt24c4Autumn is amongst us and Winter is creeping in but Stylo G's music is that magic tonic we've been looking for. He's not stereotypical with his...

Invest in YOU – Media Master Class – 18th April 2012‏

Calling all social entrepreneurs, students, business leaders, those in media, events, journalism, marketing, aspiring entrepreneurs and those who want to network and raise their profile. If you are looking to become a journalist, get into the media industry, or make some contacts, then this class is for you.Inspirational YOU supported by Pearson presents, Invest in YOU – Media Master Class. The evening gives you a chance to receive valuable information from leading media professionals...

Feed yourself full and lose weight

Leading scientists at the British Nutrition Foundation (BNF) have realised a first-rate eating behaviour study!Rather than been inundated with diet advice on reducing food intake, it highlights how to adapt the energy density of our meals to maintain a healthy body weight. This is achieved by tricking ourselves into feeling full.Energy densityEat more food at meal times, low in...

Calling All Ikes Fans. The Journey Has Begun

Ikes has made a strong start to 2012 with the release of his new mixtape ‘The Intermission: Last Call,’' and the single ‘Girl Talk,’ which features Scorcher and Jermaine Riley. A rapper who brings raw realism to his music mixed with playful lyrics and ingenious word play, gaining fans both in UK and US. Starting off as a garage...

Mumzy Stranger Reinventing rapping Bangladeshi-style

Mumzy Stranger is not you’re average rapper, born into a strict Bangladeshi family a career in music wasn’t exactly what was expected of him. But growing up in east London in the late 90’s meant being surrounded by scores of young wannabe MCs trying to make it big on the up-and-coming garage scene.With a style that can only be...

Win a Pastel beauty box

Here at Flavour we are giving 1 lucky reader the chance to win a beauty box for FREE. You can keep those holiday finds in this trendy beauty box rather than simply buying one for £31.95 to store your products in at home.All you have to do is finish this sentence in the comment box below. Beauty is....A...

Fly Mo drops latest album ‘Fly Forever’

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Full of aspirational energy, Fly Mo brings us his latest album 'Fly Forever'. Recorded in his bedroom, Fly Mo serves us with fresh beats and lyrics that speak to inspire and motivate. The DIY approach to this album perfectly captures Fly Mo's true energy, as he evolves from hobby to professionalism without sacrificing any of his authenticity.OUT NOW Listen HereBorn...

Johnny Mad Dog the child soldier

Jean-Stéphane Sauvaire, former assistant of Cyril Collard, Karim Dridi and Laetita Masson got his turn in 2003 to have his own directors' seat. For the Images of Black Women Film Festival he proudly presents his first fictitious feature.and film Johnny Mad Dog, the winner of Best Film for Children Rights 2004.The feature is about Johnny, 15, a child-soldier, armed...

ACS Kings and Queens 2010 winners announced

ACS Kings and Queens, an inter university beauty pageant was held on Sunday 20th June at Ocean Music Venue in Hackney. The competition saw young women and men from 8 different universities compete for the title and  Peter of Hertfordshire ACS and Nicholette of Bedfordshire ACS were crowned ACS King and Queen 2010 after 5 rounds which included an...

Catch The Beat, Soul Underground – exclusive book giveaway!

Flavour are giving away this musically historic book to one lucky reader!Soul Underground covered the explosion in dance music and club culture of the 1980s and 90s in a way that no other publication was able to. In an era that gave us rare groove, go-go, hip hop and house, the magazine delivered consistently brilliant writing about the artists,...

Matt Luther releases latest album ‘B.L.U.E’

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Ethereal and expansive, 'B.L.U.E' is the brand new album to come from ambient electronic artist Matt Luther. The second album instalment of the series called 'Colours of My Life', 'B.L.U.E' is a collection of stories, experiences and emotions from Matt's life over the years. The entire series will be six albums in total. "The recording process was an intense roller...

Hip-Hop Duo Raph x TT Release Newest Single ‘Roll With’

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Artist and producer duo Raph x TT have recently released their fresh new single Roll With after the success of their summer anthem and debut single 'Know Me' which was released in June 2017 and racked up over 20,000 plays on YouTube within its first month of release. Comprising of two creative individuals hailing from Birmingham, UK, Raphael and Timon, Raph x TT write, produce and...

My Lyrical Love Story

An 80s baby by name, an 80s baby by nature, I grew up listening to the eclectic sounds of Xscape, Bob Marley, Chaka Demus and Pliers and Spandau Ballet? These sounds were some of the first to penetrate my ears, educate my mind and move my body, beginning to form the basis of what is now one of my...

Olu Johnson: Get Hench T-Shirts

Olu Johnson, 26, has made getting buff even sexier by creating the cheeky fitted tee’s emblazoned with “Get Hench or Die Trying”. He comes to the interview with the infamous slogan on his chest. With the positioning of a rather hench physique and a big old dose of charisma from Mr Johnson and so we begin ….How did you...

Flavour On The Road: Mike Posner in Birmingham

The ladies love him for his smooth Rnb voice, and already he’s on his way to establishing himself, as a force to be reckoned with. Flavour’s Noel Phillips recently headed out to see American singer-songwriter Mr Mike ‘Cooler Than Me’ Posner, while on his mini tour at the HMV Institute in Birmingham. He performed his hit singles ‘Please Don't...

Fumin: On grime, going mainstream and going without breakfast

Back in 2004 grime MC Fumin was on the brink of success. After featuring on Lethal B’s top ten hit POW he received airplay from some of the biggest DJs around including Tim Westwood and Ras Kwame. But his success was short-lived after falling out with his one-time partner in grime. Fast forward a few years and Fumin’s back...

Tim Westwood on Lee Nelson’s Well Good

Brace yourselves for “proper mad” fun as irrepressible South London geeza Lee "Nelsy" Nelson fronts his Well Good Show. Check him out here trying his luck with the ladies with Radio One DJ legend Westwood.In his show Nelsy, the creation of critically-acclaimed character comedian Simon Brodkin, gets in among the excitable studio audience in this brand new show, entertaining...

Win Step Up 3D goodies

The ultimate dance film has arrived! To celebrate the cinema release of brand new movie Step Up 3D on the 6th August, we have 5 vests, 5 hoodies, 5 bags and 1 iPod dock to giveaway. For your chance to win write one of the names of the actors in the movie in the comment box below and a...

Jay-Z – Run This Town f. Kanye West & Rihanna

Check out the preview of the video of Jay-Z's upcoming release with Kanye & Rihanna.

The Return of Day26! @Day26Official @JoeWa113er

Danity Kane are not the only "Making The Band" group to reform this year...Day26 are back! Unlike Danity Kane, who have a brand new three piece line up, Day26 are back with all five members in tow. Robert, Brian, Que, Willie and Mike have all hit the studio together for the first time in five years. The result..."The Return"...

Attacca Pesante: Making it funky for you

ATTACCA PESANTE, are the infamous trio behind the UK banger “Make It Funky for Me”. Ra’ed Poetical recently caught up with the guys to find what they have been up to! Here’s what they had to say:Firstly, what is the actual meaning behind Attacca Pesante? Zack: It means, ‘Attack, and go Fourth’ in Latin.Cool! How did you guys get...

Black Grape Music Venue launches

The Black Grape Music Venue and Gastro Bar in Tottenham, north London, opened its doors to a host of celebrities and distinguished guests for its official launch.On arrival, guests walked the purple carpet before they were greeted with a champagne reception and treated to a fine selection of African and Caribbean cuisine from the Gastro Bar menu. They...

Video: Arlissa Unveils Debut Single ‘Sticks & Stones’

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At just 20 years old, and now signed to Roc Nation - newcomer Arlissa has unveiled the video for her debut solo single, 'Sticks & Stones'. This follows on from an incredible end to 2012, with Arlissa landing a place on the BBC’s prestigious Sound of 2013 list and not forgetting a collaboration with rap supreme Nas.Serving as an official...

NSFW: Rihanna Unleashes BITCH BETTER HAVE MY MONEY #BBHMM

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Rihanna AKA BadGalRiRi has unleashed the video for "Bitch Better Have My Money" and guess what? It's not on Tidal which means you can watch it on right here on Flavourmag. Stunning visuals, nudity, sexy scenes and cameo appearances. It seems like the rebirth or million dollar music videos has started again.The music video is a combination of the popular...