“I want to let people know where I’m from and what I represent”

Out of Cuba and out of prison: US-rapper Hecto unleashes a new style of hip hop with Cuban roots and shares a story of finding yourself By Katharina Moser Sometimes the one thing that helps you to find yourself is music – and there is hardly someone for who this is more true than forContinue reading “I want to let people know where I’m from and what I represent”

The Catharsis of Rock and the Joy of Live Concerts

The Pineapple Thief in Interview Two years can be an excruciatingly long time. At least for all the music fans worldwide who the Covid pandemic deprived of the greatest joy fans can possibly have –  the chance to see bands live in concert. But with the case numbers receding slowly and the impatience growing, countriesContinue reading “The Catharsis of Rock and the Joy of Live Concerts”

The War in Europe Must Stop

Russia’s war of aggression in Ukraine is on the minds of every European right now. Mėta Kvedaravičiūtė, a young Lithuanian studying in Heidelberg, Germany, shares her thoughts on the frightening situation. “ Ladies and Gentlemen, I am a Lithuanian student at the University of Heidelberg and I want to talk about the situation in UkraineContinue reading “The War in Europe Must Stop”

The Troubadour of Troubled Souls

We talked to Struggle Jennings Rapper, father, outlaw – whoever is trying to pinpoint Struggle Jennings is facing a difficult task. But those who know Mr. Jennings better will realize that his name actually is a perfect description of where he comes from – and where he is heading towards. “Don’t You Think This OutlawContinue reading “The Troubadour of Troubled Souls”

The Art of Managing an Artist

The reason why we should never underestimate the people behind the famous, and a story of gutter being raised to worldwide dreams Who hasn’t ever dreamed of becoming a famous musician? The beauty of melodies, beats and words is for most of us perfectly intertwined with the great dream of fame, success and respect. ThereContinue reading “The Art of Managing an Artist”

Yelawolf – the great feature: “It’s time for me to spread my wings”

We talked to one of the greatest rappers of all time Once a secret tip for insiders, the legendary Alabama rapper Yelawolf is a bright star in the universum of hip hop. And for all those who did not realise, he has recently manifested his legacy as one of the most talented, diverse and sophisticatedContinue reading “Yelawolf – the great feature: “It’s time for me to spread my wings””

“I am feminist also!“ – we talked to Pretty Shy

If there was any doubt left, this year’s Grammy awards finally proved that female hip hop has arrived at the forefront of the music industry. Rappers like Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion are showing a whole new side of US rap that is causing as much an enthusiastic frenzy as scandalized dislike among listeners.Continue reading ““I am feminist also!“ – we talked to Pretty Shy”

From the other end of the world

Author: Katharina Moser. Who doesn’t have wanderlust for exotic countries and endless expanses right now? With Covid-19, the dream of the other end of the world is more alive than ever. A reminiscence of a trip to Australia before the pandemic: If we can’t travel physically, we’ll do it with our imagination… Copyright Katharina Moser.Continue reading “From the other end of the world”