James Gilmore interviews the legendary artist-turned-technology investor and one of the country's most renowned futurists
will.i.am and Brian David Johnson are not as unlikely a pairing as you may first think.
As one of the founding members of The Black Eyed Peas, and as a talented solo artist and producer, will.i.am has sold nearly 10M singles in the UK alone. He is also a coach on the UK version of ‘The Voice’ and owns his own fashion label and technology company.
Brian David Johnson is a renowned futurist and roboticist who has authored multiple books including ‘21st Century Robot’ and ‘Vintage Tomorrows’.
The pair first met when they both worked at Intel (will.i.am as Director of Creative Innovation, and Brian David Johnson as a roboticist), their friendship evolved whilst discussing artificial intelligence and future technology – which is where the idea for their new book, ‘Wizards and Robots’ came from.
In a future where wizards are real, and robots…
Myles catches up with UK Dancehall legend Stylo G to talk about the release of his “Ten Years Later" EP
Stylo G has been an important treasure for UK Dancehall music in the last 10 years. It’s a matter of fact.
From the release of 'Call Mi A Leader', 'Come Over' (with Clean Bandit) to 'Soundbwoy', which broke into the top 15 on the UK Chart back in 2013, Stylo G has been patiently building up his brand to the point where he can release his own body of work.
Introducing the 'Ten Years Later' EP which is Stylo G’s most complete body of work. Featuring Dancehall legends Beenie Man (10 Metric Ton) and Junior Reid (Breadman), the project is the older generation of artists passing the Dancehall torch to Stylo to expand the sound in the UK, Jamaica and across the world.
Stylo G sat down with Myles McCaulskey to talk about the EP, working with Beenie Man in the studio and…
Myles catches up with East London artist B Young to talk about the success of Jumanji...
Rising star B Young, hailing from East London, sat down with Myles McCaulskey to talk about his brand new single 'Jumanji' which is creating a serious buzz across the UK right now.
Starting as an artist before spending a couple years as a Sound Engineer, B Young spent these years crafting his sound and tapping into the Afro-Swing genre to make the infectious banger 'Jumanji'. The video currently has over 5 million views on YouTube via GRM Daily so that sums up his impact.
In a time where a lot of artists are using platforms like GRM & Link Up TV to gain recognition and follow the footsteps of people like Not3s and Ramz, the ascension of B Young is sure to be next.
B Young spoke to Mlyes McCaulskey about the single as well as his plans for 2018 and next steps for taking…
A leaked document has revealed that the UK will be worse off outside the EU under every possible scenario
It has been revealed in a leaked document that the government’s new analysis of the impact of Brexit confirms how the UK would be worse off outside the European Union under every scenario modelled.
The assessment, which is titled ‘EU Exit Analysis Briefing’, dated January 2018, looked at three of the most plausible Brexit scenarios based on existing EU arrangements. According to the analysis, under a comprehensive free trade agreement with the EU, UK growth would be 5% lower over, whilst a “no deal” scenario, which would see the UK revert to WTO rules, would reduce growth by 8% over that period.
Even the softest Brexit option of continued single-market access would, in the longer term, still lower growth by as much 2%, which would mean growth reverting to zero.
The government was eager to hide these statistics, and many Leave voters still prioritise the…