Beyonce: ‘Bow Down/I Been On’ (Review)

As you already know from my previous posts on Beyonce, she is currently working on her 5th studio album. The new album is yet to be titled but may include the tracks; Grown Woman, Standing On The Sun and Rise Up which have been circulating online and on radio. In the video above American gossip queen Wendy Williams and her guest panel discussed the track ‘Bow Down/I been on‘ at her ‘Hot Talk’ desk.
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Maybe it’s because I’m a Londoner?

Holloway Road c1912

North London – Holloway Road c. 1912

Maybe it’s because I’m getting older but every now and then I get very nostalgic about my childhood memories of growing up in London. It’s these very memories which make others like myself very possessive over the city I was born. I identify more as a Londoner than I do as a British person. Even though I no longer live in North London I still have a strong association with Islington as my local neighborhood.

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Role Model?

As yesterday was Father’s Day in the United Kingdom I started to question the role of the farther in modern day Britain. I will reflect on the changing nature of the family structure and it’s effects on fatherhood. I will conclude by looking at the potential new family dynamics which seem to be evolving within the modern world.

Extended family

The Darling Buds of May

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Marz: Simpler Times

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Designer, illustrator and videographer Marz showcased some of his clothing illustrations and designs at the Guns ‘N’ Butter  ‘Simpler Times’ exhibition. I liked how he utilised themes of animation and childhood memories. Marz explained the process of designing the two jackets on display.

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Janda: Simpler Times

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Guns ‘N’ Butta artist Janda brought a variety of artistic styles and cultural influences to the  ‘Simpler Times‘ exhibition at Arch 402. Janda presented a mixture of graphic design, illustration and sculpture. His art contained a theme of urban Asian-British culture to represent his past.

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Saint BC: Simpler Times

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Guns ‘N’ Butta member Saint BC is a talented illustrator, animator and graphic designer. BC showcased his multifaceted style using protected art and illustrated print.  Saint BC is a confident artist with a bold style to match. BC’s prints present reality and fantasy in one combination.
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Senor Abstract: Simpler Times

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Senor Abstract presented his 3-Dimensional art-work at ‘The Simpler Times‘ exhibition at the  Arch 402 art gallery in Hoxton. I will update the name of the exhibit when I get hold of it. This detailed graphic piece is full of biographical images of the past.

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