ISSUE 1054 INTERVIEWS: AHI (cover), Rahsaan Patterson, Pete Tong, Huck Finn, Becky Tong, and Sun King Rising.
LIVE REVIEWS: Live reviews include Wizkid at the O2 in Greenwich, The AverageWhite Band at G Live in Guildford and Bugzy Malone at the Indigo@O2, billed as the artist’s last ever tour - we hope not.
CHARTS: Charts include Bigger’s Best Of 2021 R&B Smoove Grooves. Stay bang up-to-date with what’s hot and trending in the worlds of soul, r&b and jazz-soul via the Hip List. There are hip-hop andrap bangers galore on the B&S Urban Hot Chart and Ben Lovett drops his 2021 Dance Top 5’s and continues to set the pace with his not to be missed Grooveyard Essentials Dance Chart.
*B&S CHARTS ARE AVAILABLE TO LISTEN TO ON SPOTIFY VIA THE BLUES & SOUL PROFILE.
REGULAR FEATURE: B&S Years travels back to2001 and highlights many US artists who were making theirmark in the world of black music. A year when hip-hop and r&bdominated the charts. UKG reached dizzy heights and attractedunwelcome headlines and the world mourned the tragic lossof life on 9/11.
B&S COLUMNISTS THIS ISSUE: Columns include Bigger’s Smoove Grooves (r&b),Ralph Tee’s Modern Soul Sessions, Richard Searling’s RunoutGroove (northern soul), Ben Lovett’s Grooveyard (dance), FrankElson’s Checkin’ It Out @Blackburn Oldies all-dayer (northernsoul).
REGULAR FEATURE: Soulful Social... where readers can have their say. Plus kickstarting a brand new recurring feature,B&S’ Claire Tyler interviews Pete’s daughter Becky Tong abouther DJ’ing career and other projects she is currently involved in.
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