Interview | Sipprell [Oct 2018]

This article originally appeared on At a time when Instagram pages are supposed to be a window into a musician’s soul, Sipprell – South London singer/songwriter, instrumentalist and self-proclaimed “normal girl” – wants her music to make the biggest impression. “I just want people to listen to my music and not show too much interest in me. I’m not a pop star, I’m never … Continue reading Interview | Sipprell [Oct 2018]

Interview | Masègo [Sep 2018]

This article originally appeared on By his own admission, things are moving fast for Masègo. At the time of our meeting, the multi-faceted musician is in the UK ahead of his headline shows in Manchester and London, less than a week after the release of his eclectic debut album Lady Lady. With everything that is required of him at this busy time, the 25-year-old … Continue reading Interview | Masègo [Sep 2018]

Interview | Billy Dukes

2018 will forever be a landmark year in the history of Billy Dukes. The duo from southeast London comprised of Intalekt and GeeFree have gained attention and plaudits for their implementation of a soulful, jazz-inspired Hip Hop sound, culminating in the release of their debut project The Intervention in May. Since then, they’ve performed to a sold-out audience at their headline show in July and … Continue reading Interview | Billy Dukes

Interview | Children of Zeus [Jul 2018]

This article originally appeared on Tyler Daley and Konny Kon are not new to this. Despite the fact that the two individuals that form Children of Zeus released their first single – ‘Still Standing’ – as recently as 2016 and are currently on the verge of releasing their debut album Travel Light (July 13), it was the preceding years spent honing their musical attributes … Continue reading Interview | Children of Zeus [Jul 2018]

Interview | seangran [May 2018]

  seangran has come a long way. From escaping his London-induced fatigue by relocating to Japan for three years and discovering his sense of purpose through his Stay Cool brand, the DJ, curator and self-proclaimed creative has made a definitive impact since his return to the capital. One particular incarnation of seangran’s Stay Cool platform is his popular radio show that has garnered attention from … Continue reading Interview | seangran [May 2018]

Interview | Paige Bea [Apr 2018]

Paige Bea is passionate about words. This is confirmed by her journalist alter-ego in addition to her declaration that she views herself as a writer more than anything else. This fascination with words eventually spanned into music, with the talented singer, songwriter and instrumentalist bursting into the consciousness of music listeners last year with her momentous debut single ‘Pick Up Your Heart’. Paige was kind enough to … Continue reading Interview | Paige Bea [Apr 2018]

Interview | Craig David [Jan 2018]

This article originally appeared on Craig David is in a very vibrant mood and rightly so. He has every reason to feel positive considering at the time of our meet he’s set for the release of his second album in two years, with his previous effort debuting at No. 1. But don’t be alarmed, you haven’t been transported back to the early 2000s, it’s … Continue reading Interview | Craig David [Jan 2018]

Interview | Marie Dahlstrøm [Nov 2017]

This article originally appeared on Have you ever wondered how the use of the voice can affect parent-infant relationships? If so, Marie Dahlstrøm may soon have the answers. The Danish singer/songwriter is currently studying for her PhD at the Center for Music in the Brain but assures me that her main focus is her music career, insisting she’s a better musician than a potential … Continue reading Interview | Marie Dahlstrøm [Nov 2017]

Interview | Poppy Ajudha [Oct 2017]

This article originally appeared on The Potential To Empower: An Interview With Poppy Ajudha “You can’t empower people if they can’t understand what you’re saying.” It’s been a frenetic few months for Poppy Ajudha. Since finishing her BA Anthropology and Music degree in June, she has worked almost non-stop on her forthcoming debut EP (which is currently being mastered), abandoning scheduled holidays due to … Continue reading Interview | Poppy Ajudha [Oct 2017]

Interview | Jelani Blackman [Sep 2017]

This article originally appeared on It has been a whirlwind couple of years for Jelani Blackman. Despite a personal contribution to music throughout most of his life, it was the release of his successful debut single ‘Twenty//Three’ in 2016 that caught the attention of the public, catapulting him into a new sphere of intrigue and creating a demand for more material. Considering Jelani himself … Continue reading Interview | Jelani Blackman [Sep 2017]

Interview | L Martin [Sep 2017]

After recently releasing his debut EP Growing Pains, L Martin took the time to speak to Naye Music Journal about the project, his musical origins and trying to stand out in an overpopulated scene at the moment. For those who may not know you, introduce yourself… “I go by the name of L Martin. I’m a West London based Hip Hop rapper/songwriter currently part of a collective … Continue reading Interview | L Martin [Sep 2017]