Jason Nicco-Annan

In my own words: How hip-hop saved my mental health
Culture

In my own words: How hip-hop saved my mental health

The healing power of music — London rapper Stickz has turned his life around after a prolonged battle with bipolar disorder and psychosis, helping others overcome stigma through the power of music.

Written by: Jason Nicco-Annan

Video: The rise of grime in the United States
Culture

Video: The rise of grime in the United States

Spitting bars across the Atlantic — Grime's biggest artists brought their UK sound to Austin, Texas last month. Watch this mini-documentary and see everything that went down at SXSW, with Skepta, Lethal Bizzle, Stormzy, and more.

Written by: Jason Nicco-Annan

In Pictures: What 'Techies' Really Look Like...
Culture

In Pictures: What 'Techies' Really Look Like...

The diverse faces of tech — As part of a groundbreaking portrait series, photographer Helena Price showcases the under-represented faces and stories of the tech world.

Written by: Jason Nicco-Annan

Harder to reach: mental health and stigma among black men
Culture

Harder to reach: mental health and stigma among black men

Misrepresented and misunderstood — A new photography exhibition aims to uncover the mental-health needs and experiences of black men in the UK – one of the most at-risk groups in the country.

Written by: Jason Nicco-Annan

Lakwena Maciver explores faith and mythology through electric colours and patterns
Art

Lakwena Maciver explores faith and mythology through electric colours and patterns

Inspiring words and electric colour — Known for her blend of colour, dialogue and decoration, London street artist Lakwena Maciver brings her signature murals to Shoreditch’s Boxpark. Huck caught up with her as she was putting the finishing touches on with her new exhibition, Up in the Air.

Written by: Jason Nicco-Annan

The pioneering kids behind Ethiopia's emerging skate scene
Skate

The pioneering kids behind Ethiopia's emerging skate scene

Skating beyond borders — Documentary photographer Daniel Reiter has captured images of Addis Ababa's emerging skate scene. The sprawling Ethiopian capital is home to a new generation dreaming big, here Daniel explains how he got involved.

Written by: Jason Nicco-Annan

North Carolina has passed the "most anti-LGBT bill" in the U.S.
Culture

North Carolina has passed the "most anti-LGBT bill" in the U.S.

A bill fuelled by prejudice — After passing discriminatory legislation, the North Carolina Governor, Pat McCrory, finds himself facing an intense backlash from campaigners, businesses and peers alike.

Written by: Jason Nicco-Annan

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