#AZMagArtistToWatch – serpentwithfeet

Every week, we here at AZ Magazine want to share some of our favourite artists from our community who deserve to shine bright like a diamond! This week’s #AZMagArtistToWatch is serpentwithfeet, a 30-year-old black openly gay musician born in Baltimore, Maryland but based in Brooklyn, NY. His neo-soul, electronic, gospel, experimental sound and captivatingly beautiful […]

Infamous Afropunk Takes Over Brixton

AFROPUNK, the festival that celebrates blackness and everything alternative has returned to London and where else would be better than Brixton to host this culture filled extravaganza. The Afropunk takeover will span over a week from 1st to 8th September with a week of panels, workshops, talks, club nights and live shows! The prodigious lineup […]

We Have A Spotify Playlist!

Nothing brings people together like music and we decided to make a Spotify playlist with a collection of our favourite songs from our favorite LGBT+ PoC artists! Featuring hits from Syd, Frank Ocean, Janelle Monae, Mykki Blano and many more! If there are any songs you would like to see added to the playlist from […]

An Interview with Speech Debelle

Speech Debelle first came onto the scene in 2009 with her first album, Speech Therapy which won the prestigious Mercury music prize. Speech Therapy was followed up by Freedom of Speech in 2012, fast forward five years and Speech is back with her third album, Tantil Before I Breathe. We caught up with her to talk […]

Lady Leshurr Releases Unleshed Video

She’s back at it again! Lady Leshurr just released another banger! Her first for 2017, the video for #Unleshed 2 part of a hopefully never ending series was just uploaded today. The first #Unleshed was a freestyle to Panda, 9 months ago. According to the artist its “A brand new project that will be released everytime […]

Music: Ones to watch in 2017

Wow, what a year. The main thing that has kept me going is my love of music! What I enjoy most about my job at AZ MAg is coming across amazing new artists. Here’s a nod to UK talent and a few ones to watch in 2017! Ocean Wisdom Beneath Ocean Wisdom’s music genre description […]