Category: Arts

Interview with Idriss Kargbo, the young Black actor in West End musical, Wicked

 I had the pleasure of speaking to Idriss Kargbo, who stars in the West End hit musical Wicked. We quickly caught up about his role in Wicked, theatre etiquette and… Read More

The BFI Presents Unbound: Visions of the black feminine

AFROBLUSH readers get 241 film tickets for Unbound: Visions of the black feminine @The BFI  This month I’m partnering with the British Film Institute (BFI) for Unbound: Visions of the… Read More

Meet the Black Millennials Launching The UK’s First Podcast Festival – @SOLiveFestival

I’m rather new to the podcast game as I’ll be recording the third episode of the AFROBLUSH Podcast this evening, however, I’ve been an avid podcast junkie for many years… Read More

My 4 Favourite Podcasts

My name is Louisa and I’m a podcast junkie. I’ve been all about podcasts since forever and so glad to see so many of my favourites growing in reach and popularity.… Read More

#35 Mary J. Blige – U+ ME (Love Lesson)

U + ME (Love Lesson) is my tune of the week and off Mary J. Blige’s THIRTEENTH studio album ‘Strength of a Woman’. I fell in love with this song on the… Read More

Win 2 tickets to special Fences screening at Paramount HQ – OPEN

As you know, it’s Film February, and there’s a lot to be excited about when it comes to film and the increasing representation of black talent on screen. To celebrate, I’m… Read More

#34 Mabel – Thinking Of You

My tune for this week is by Mabel McVey – ‘Thinking of You’ which landed in my Spotify Discover playlist. It was love at first listen. The best way I… Read More

#32 Soprano – En Feu

My tune this week comes from French rapper Soprano. En Feu is energy filled club track that takes influence from Marsailles and American hip hop influences. I just arrived back… Read More

#30 Honne – Gone Are The Days

My Tune of the Week is ‘Gone Are The Days’ by British duo Honne. Taking their name from the Japanese concept of “true feelings” Honne, have done a fantastic job on their danceable and… Read More

Cirque Alfonso presents BARBU

I recently went with my mum to see the show BARBU at the London Wonderground. Knowing full well that I was taking her to see almost naked men and women, performing in… Read More