J Cole talks Kendrick Lamar, Kanye West + more in new i’view

Rapper J. Cole shared an extended interview with Angie Martinez on his YouTube account. The hour-and-a-half long talk was filmed in Miami at Salaam Remi's house before Cole's performance at Rolling Loud - a hip-hop festival in the States. During the interview, the KOD rapper discussed the highly-anticipated collaborative album with Kendrick Lamar - which…

PM announces Stephen Lawrence commemoration day

THE PRIME minister has announced, with Baroness Lawrence’s blessing, that the Government will work with the Stephen Lawrence Charitable Trust to establish a national, annual commemoration of Stephen’s life and legacy, to take place on the 22nd of April each year: Stephen Lawrence Day. Prime Minister Theresa May said: "Before I hand over to the…

The UK’s Windrush generation: What’s the scandal about?

UK Prime Minister Theresa May has apologised to 12 Caribbean nations for the treatment of people from the so-called "Windrush generation". On Tuesday, May told leaders and diplomats attending a summit of Commonwealth heads of government in London that she was "genuinely sorry for any anxiety that has been caused". Her statement came amid a…

More strokes are now occurring at an earlier age

MORE FIRST time strokes are now occurring at an earlier age compared to a decade ago and black people are at a greater risk of experiencing a stroke at a significantly younger age. Public Health England’s statistics show that over a third (38%) of first time strokes happen in middle aged adults (between the ages…

Trinidad and Tobago make history at Commonwealth Games

DAY FIVE of the Commonwealth Games 2018 has seen a victory for Michelle-Lee Ahye who is the first female athlete from Trinidad and Tobago to win gold. As she crossed the finishing line at 11.14 second, Ayhe, who was Trinidad and Tobago's flag bearer in last Wednesday's opening ceremony, punched the air as she celebrated…
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