• Top 10 Most Influential Rappers Under 30

    Lil B (29) Originally part of the Bay Area’s hyphy movement, Lil B began releasing music on the internet in 2009, gaining a huge following from young audiences. ‘The Based God’ soon attracted attention as a meme, with his unconventional comedic rap style. B has pushed the boundaries of...
  • The Gucci blackface scandal is not a ‘learning experience’

    Earlier this month, the luxury fashion brand Gucci withdrew its ‘balaclava jumper’ from stores after being criticised for its blatant blackface resemblance. The knit top, which was retailing at an extortionate $890, with its black pull-up neck and over-sized red-lip caricature looks uncannily like the cartoons popular in the Jim...
  • Avert Your Eyes 2014 – Bands Not To Watch

    In January the music media flooded you with the hot new acts you ‘had to be watching’. Now, with February, Impact brings you a relaxing bunch of artists you don’t have to worry too much about. 2014 ‘probably isn’t their year’. The Fratellis ‘Pub-disco anthem’ would seem the only...