Monday, February 26The Voice of London

Category: Music

MTV’s Representation of the Youth across the Globe

MTV’s Representation of the Youth across the Globe

culture, Entertainment, Film & TV, Music, World
Words:  Fatima Nasir Media plays a significant role in youth culture. Children and teenagers are most likely to idealise media products i.e. television shows, movies, music. MTV is a global favourite with the youth, it's various TV shows fictional and non-fictional inspire the young generation. Viacom.Inc owns the network with headquarters in New York. The Network has branched from its first channel MTV (USA) to MTV (UK and Ireland). Further expanding in Asia, MTV (India), MTV (Pakistan), MTV (China). Other than ones mentioned, MTV has launched in around 50+ countries around the world. Owned by the same parent company each branching channel follows a similar format and resembling content. The content influences youth's dressing, lifestyle, day-to-day interactions, social conduc
The Don’t Touch Campaign

The Don’t Touch Campaign

Entertainment, Music
Words: Joanne Clark | Subbing: Bernadette Galbraith As allegations of sexual assault and harassment in the music industry come to light, I talk to Melissa Svensen, creator of the Don't Touch Campaign. As part of a module on her Multimedia Journalism course, Melissa Svensen was given a brief - "Identify a subject or issue for a piece of campaigning or investigative journalism and produce a series of articles for publication." And so she chose an issue that she was already aware of in the world of music. Melissa is no stranger to the music industry. Gigs are a regular part of her social life, and she writes about music on a successful blog, of which she is editor. Her campaign is centred around an issue that has come to light more and more throughout the past couple of months - sexua...
Harry Dirtface: quirky rapper talks about inspiration for his new project ‘The Joyride’

Harry Dirtface: quirky rapper talks about inspiration for his new project ‘The Joyride’

Entertainment, Music, Uncategorized
Words: Isabella Dawe | Subbing: Lavinia Petrucci We caught up with rapper and producer Harry Dirtface to talk about his upcoming release 'The Joyride' Harry Dirtface, formerly known as Dirty Harry, is a Nottingham-born hiphop artist with a unique and eccentric style. Tracks titled 'Sloppy Toppy' and 'Leanwithmycrew' paint him as a drug-taking, womanising, trap-inspired rebel. But his impressive self-made instrumentals and clear influences from genres including punk, rock and blues make him one to watch in 2018. You recently started dropping tracks from your first project, The Joyride. What can you tell us about that? The joyride is about me living life, taking some drugs here and there. There were some tracks that I had, I threw them together and got some nice art work drawn up. ...
Jingle Bell Ball: a weekend in music

Jingle Bell Ball: a weekend in music

Entertainment, Music
Words: Lavinia Petrucci | Subbing: Marija Tomsone The Jingle Bell Ball happened this weekend at the O2 and its line up included Ed Sheeran, Dua Lipa and the only European Performance Taylor Swift ever did in 2017. This year’s X Factor winners, Rak-Su, were also added to the show after the final.Capital FM’s Jingle Bell Ball took place at the O2 this weekend for its 10th year. The Star studded line up had a good mix of genres and big names for both days. The event became sold out in a record-breaking 43 minutes. This also means that there were 16,000 fans each night. https://www.instagram.com/p/BchqH-olwFx/?hl=en&taken-by=dualipa Roman Kemp and Vick Hope from Capital Breakfast hosted the show. Both nights had a former One Direction Member (Niall Horan for the first one and Liam Payn
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