This content is part of ‘Union Black: Sounds of a Nation’, which is an online exhibition from YouTube and Google Arts & Culture, featuring a collection of videos, photographs, documentaries and podcasts which celebrate the powerful contributions of Black British music artists, creatives, professionals and movements. The collection demonstrates the significant influence and impact of Black British music in the UK and beyond and tells the stories of some of the change makers who have helped shape the fabric of British music and culture.
Learn more at goo.gle/unionblack on Google Arts & Culture
This visualised podcast series hosted by Richie Brave explores the ‘restrictions’ on Black British expression across the airwaves, the live space and on record through the generations and how the music and culture has found a way to thrive despite this.
Acclaimed broadcaster and DJ Jamz Supernova unravels stories of Black British music on the airwaves, music thought-leader and manager Elijah shares the multiple barriers faced when it comes to expressing Black culture in public spaces, and recording artist Jords sheds light on the way in which obstacles have impacted the careers of Black British artists as well as their resilience in carving out their spaces within the music industry.
Produced & Written By: Sefa Nkyi
Executive Producers: Bernard P Achampong & Andrew Spence
Sound Design: Sefa Nkyi
Audio Mastering & Mixing: Tony Onuchukwu
Filmed & Edited By: J10XJJ