Scottish Student Journalist of the Year 2017. MA/NCTJ trained. Editor of Conter. Editor of Scotland Stand Up. Below are news reports, features, reviews, short video docs, podcasts and more.
Wordplay Magazine Column #3: Grime’s Expansion is a Good Thing for Scottish hip-hop
If anything, artists here need to learn from this new crop: more often than not they’re more professional, better at promotion and less parochial in their attitudes.
Wordplay Magazine Column #2: It’s Time for Scottish Battle Rap to Step Up
While we should definitely learn from our neighbours, I think it’s important to remember that Scotland already has a hip hop scene that’s distinct from the rest of the UK. There’s no reason why we can’t create a vibrant movement of our own.
Wordplay Magazine Column #1: Hip Hop From a Scottish Perspective
Credit to Wordplay Magazine for supporting Scottish hip-hop over the years because it’s not always been the most fashionable of scenes.