yungtada: Hip-hop video director talks working with Lil Mosey, coming from Seattle and dream collaborations

Three years after directing his first music video, Marvin Llantada a.k.a. yungtada has established himself as one of the young videographers leading the new wave in hip-hop music video production. Shane McGannon spoke to the L.A. based music video creator to find out who the person behind the camera is and how he turned an … Continue reading yungtada: Hip-hop video director talks working with Lil Mosey, coming from Seattle and dream collaborations

The growing acceptance of mental health in hip-hop

Shane McGannon interviews Irish rap artist UPPBEAT about the changing attitude towards mental health in hip-hop and the importance of an open dialogue. Mental health has become one of the most prominent topics of discussion in modern day hip-hop with artists opening up about their own mental health issues and their personal struggles, including battles … Continue reading The growing acceptance of mental health in hip-hop

The true cost of the world’s tallest statue

Exactly four years after construction began, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled the tallest statue in the world, but erecting the monument came at what cost? The sculpture, called the Statue of Unity, depicts India's first deputy Prime Minister and independence leader Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel and stands at 597 ft. It is located on an … Continue reading The true cost of the world’s tallest statue