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Ice Cube: “You can change the law faster than you can change people’s hearts”

Ice Cube: “You can change the law faster than you can change people’s hearts”

Two weeks before America erupted in protest over the homicide of a Black man by a White police officer, the rapper who taught the world to say “fuck the police” told us about his 30 year journey from ‘Straight Outta Compton’ and ‘AmeriKKKa’s Most Wanted’ to ‘Boyz n the Hood’, ‘Friday’ and new music biz comedy ‘The High Note’. (NME) Continue reading

Ozzy Osbourne: Iron Man

Ozzy Osbourne: Iron Man

Icons don’t come much bigger, bolder or defiantly rock’n’roll than Ozzy Osbourne. I meet him at his lavish Los Angeles estate to talk about the influence of Lemmy, Post Malone’s role in his new record ‘Ordinary Man’ and lots and lots of drugs. (NME) Continue reading

Green Day: Are We There Yet?

Green Day: Are We There Yet?

Green Day have spent three decades not giving a fuck – but what’s the key to their longevity? I join the band in their tiny Oakland rehearsal room to talk inspiring Billie Eilish, blistering new album ‘Father Of All Motherfuckers’ and maybe meeting Donald Trump. (NME) Continue reading

Glastonbury 2019: Extinction Parade

Glastonbury 2019: Extinction Parade

On Thursday afternoon at Glastonbury 2019, Extinction Rebellion, Greenpeace and other environmental activists came together to march from The Park to the Stone Circle and call on political and business leaders to take urgent action against climate change. (NME) Continue reading

Chuck D: Still Fighting The Power

Chuck D: Still Fighting The Power

Today, Chuck D descends on the UK with old-school hip hop heroes De La Soul and Wu Tang Clan for the Gods Of Rap tour. I went to Chuck’s campaign room in California to find him plotting his European offensive. (NME) Continue reading

Jeff Goldblum: Sex and Drugs and Jazz Piano

Jeff Goldblum: Sex and Drugs and Jazz Piano

Hollywood icon Jeff Goldblum is about to release his first album, a collection of jazz standards. Over breakfast at the Chateau Marmont, he tells me about some other firsts: losing his virginity, experimenting with drugs and talking his way into piano bars underage. (NME) Continue reading