Tag : UK

Peer to Peer with Gav Pauze

  DJ Pauze otherwise known as Gav Pauze started playing Jungle / Drum & Bass in 1995, playing clubs in England and Scotland. He studied music at Clarendon College (Midlands) in 1998 where he became a qualified audio engineer. His passion and drive for music was clear and the works progressed to playing Reggae on the radio featuring strictly positive, uplifting Reggae Roots and Dub with the “Unique Reggae Mix…

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Peer to Peer with Jamie Rodigan

  Originally hailing from West London, Jamie Rodigan has grown up with music in his blood. The son of the legendary radio broadcaster Sir David ‘RamJam’ Rodigan, music has played a pivotal role throughout his life. Jamie developed a love for reggae music through his trips to Jamaica in his youth with his father. VP:  What motivated you to pursue a career in music?  JR:  I was immersed in music…

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Peer to Peer with Fredi Nwaka

Fredi Nwaka is an award-winning writer, producer and film director from the UK. He is also a motivational speaker, mentor and advocate for men’s health pushing his brand H.E.A.L (How emotions affect life).  Not just working behind the camera he is also a well recognised actor and has starred alongside the likes of Curtis ‘50 CENT’ Jackson, Noel Clarke, Brenda Blethen, Ashley Walters, and Tom Hardy just to name a few….

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The Legendary and Iconic Saxon Sound

Saxon Studio International is a world renowned reggae sound system from London – the first UK sound system to win an international competition.  Saxon Studio International began operating in Lewisham, South London, in 1976. The sound came to prominence in the early ’80s because of the “fast chat” style which was pioneered by its deejay Peter King. Other Saxon MCs included Tippa Irie, Smiley Culture, Asher Senator, Papa Levi, Daddy…

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Peer to Peer with Theresa Roberts from Jamaica Patty Co.

  Theresa Roberts was born in Jamaica and raised by her grandmother after her parents left for England to start a new life for their family.  Theresa joined her parents in Battersea when she was 9 years old and has lived in London ever since and also has a home in Jamaica. Theresa started Jamaica Patty Co in 2013 with her first shop opening in Covent Garden in March, 2014. …

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The Voice: 40 Years of Black British Lives

  With a forward by Sir Lenny Henry, the book, The Voice:  40 Years of Black British Lives is a celebration of the 40 years The Voice Newspaper has spent educating, entertaining and campaigning tirelessly on behalf of Black people in Britain. Elizabeth Bond, publishing director for Ebury Partnerships, acquired world rights from The Voice for publication on 6th October 2022.  The publisher said: “We are absolutely delighted to be…

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