Journalist (DW, ex-BBC, RFI, TV5), writer (first book on Massive Attack and Bristol), I also work on film projects. Born in Paris, I have been based in Prague, Miami, London, Nairobi (covering Kenya, Uganda, Ethiopia, Somalia), and Bristol, UK. I travelled from Italy to Haiti, via Tunisia, Liberia, South Africa, India, Mexico, Niger, Turkey, Iraq... My passions: Africa, Europe, literature, music, arts. This blog is to share my work and cultural discoveries from around the world.
About Bombin', and the birth of the hip-hop culture in the UK
Very interesting talk about the birth of hip-hop and graffiti in England in the 80s.
James Lavelle programmed the 1987 film at the Southbank Centre when he curated the Meltdown Festival in 2014, where this discussion was held.
Fascinating and lively insights from Goldie into this scene.
Bombin’ director Q&A with Goldie and James Lavelle