Idris Elba speaks about Directing his debut film “Yardie”.


1Xtra's Ace hosts an exclusive Q&A from the premier of film 'Yardie', chatting to Idris Elba on his directorial debut, and cast members Aml Ameen and Shantol Jackson.   Watch the trailer below  

Let your love for God give you a fruitful life. Inspiration video.


I could not sleep last night, so I stayed up and created a video about my love for God. As you may know, I have studied spirituality for many years and I even created a blog and radio show about it. The only problem I had was that I did all of these wonderful things … Continue reading Let your love for God give you a fruitful life. Inspiration video.

Holy Spirit And Or Your 3rd Eye? God and my pineal gland?


Aretha Franklin second line tribute – Treme, New Orleans


We had a short visit to New Orleans this year, but we were able to grab a few videos here and there of the city including this tribute for Aretha Franklin in Treme. The people were singing loud with so much passion and love for Aretha. The entire day was filled with emotions and the … Continue reading Aretha Franklin second line tribute – Treme, New Orleans

Erykah Badu: NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert


Aug. 15, 2018 | Felix Contreras -- Some folks around the NPR Music office said they felt an almost spiritual connection to Erykah Badu during her visit to the Tiny Desk. And that was before she and her band even played a single note. It came from the waft of earthly scents that followed in … Continue reading Erykah Badu: NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert

George Clinton & Bootsy Collins’ Get Abducted by Aliens?


During George Clinton's Special "George Clinton and the Holy Grail of Funk" on '70s on 7 George talks about the possibility that he and Bootsy Collins' once were abducted by aliens in Canada. Now I've heard many stories about aliens and this one sounds really real. Clinton talks about time being missing, almost like it … Continue reading George Clinton & Bootsy Collins’ Get Abducted by Aliens?

Nabihah Iqbal | Live set |Boiler Room x VIVA! Festival


BIOGRAPHY Many musicians like to speak of versatility, but Nabihah Iqbal has better grounds than most. She boasts an MPhil (focused on African history) from Cambridge, experience working in human rights law and a black belt in Karate. Formerly known as Throwing Shade, she’s ditched that moniker to embrace the name she was born with. … Continue reading Nabihah Iqbal | Live set |Boiler Room x VIVA! Festival