Tags: Black History Month

Hip-Hop at 50 – Playlist for Black History Month

Throughout Black History Month our de facto ‘DJ-in-residence’ at The London Art Bar, Kwadjo Lancelot, is sharing a selection of carefully curated playlists, celebrating Black excellence and Black joy. Enjoy! An underground cultural exchange, created out of musicianship, innovation, and initiative, lack of equipment. This playlist is dedicated to 50 years of hip-hop.   August […]

Rest In Power – playlist for Black History Month

Throughout Black History Month our de facto ‘DJ-in-residence’ Kwadjo Lancelot is sharing a selection of carefully curated playlists, celebrating Black excellence and Black joy. Enjoy! This playlist is called ‘Rest In Power’. It’s a playlist dedicated to Black artists, and artists who’ve been influential in Black music, who died this year. Including: Tina Turner; Harry […]

The British Bigwigs – Playlist for Black History Month

Throughout Black History Month our de facto ‘DJ-in-residence’ at The London Art Bar, Kwadjo Lancelot, is sharing a selection of carefully curated playlists, celebrating Black excellence and Black joy. Enjoy! The path is usually the same: an underground black culture or persecuted group moulds and creates a style, usually out of limited resources. The style […]

Black History Month: Britain’s (Hidden) Art History

October is Black History Month and here at PopUp Painting HQ we are marking the occasion by celebrating Black Art History. Upon delving deeper into British Black Art History we found, unfortunately, that there is little to celebrate about the history of Black Art in Britain. As the artist and activist Sonya Boyce puts it; […]

Black History Month with PopUp Painting

At PopUp Painting we believe that Representation Matters. That’s why this October we’ve got an exciting series of videos and blogs lined up for Black History Month. Black History Month happens every October in the UK, and is intended to recognise the history, accomplishments and experiences of black people. Throughout September we’ve been going out […]