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Gryph Picks: International Women’s Day 2018

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March 8th: the day the world celebrates all women, regardless of nationality, sexuality, political standing or faith. Women are recognised for their continued resilience and strength in the face of a society which even in 2018, is still by no means offering them equal opportunities or status to those granted … Read More

IntheMiddle with Team Picture

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Having already played at DIY’s ‘Hello 2018’ gig, Team Picture are set to make a big impact this year. Inspired by Biggie’s story in ‘Notorious’ on the way to the gig, the “pride and power” it gave them for the night is sure to be carried on into the rest … Read More

Rejjie Snow Finally Wows Us with Debut ‘Dear Annie’

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Rejjie Snow is not your quintessential rapper. Hailing from Dublin, an area hardly synonymous with hip-hop, and already one of Ireland’s most successful exports, Snow is an anomaly who is both refreshing and intriguing. Dear Annie has finally been released into a world that has been craving more from the … Read More

Frank Ocean Serenades Us with Valentines Cover of ‘Moon River’

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If you’re looking to shed a tear and wallow in the post-misery of Valentine’s Day, then Frank Ocean has the perfect gift for you. Dropping a cover of the iconic ‘Moon River’ on his Blonded YouTube last week, the first new release since last summer, Ocean transports you to a … Read More

Making Music Herstory Vol VI: Syd

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Syd, having dropped ‘Tha Kyd’ for her solo venture, is hardly unknown. In fact, she’s been making waves with her music for years. She was the only founding female member of hip hop collective Odd Future, and helped their rise to fame by setting up a fake PR firm to … Read More

Rap’s Future is Female. Get Used to it.

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It’s no question that women have played a vital part in the evolution of rap and hip hop. So why are female rappers so often overshadowed by their male counterparts? It seems reductive to brand 2018 as the year of female rap, seeing as the likes of Lauryn Hill, Lil’ … Read More

LGBTQ+ Music Icons: Past and Present

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The world of music would be both very different and much less interesting without the numerous contributions from members of the LGBTQ+ community. Coinciding with LGBTQ+ history month, here are some highly celebrated artists,  both old and new. Freddie Mercury A talented musician and performer, Freddie Mercury will always be … Read More

10 Female-Empowerment Anthems for the Ultimate Galentine’s Day: the anti-Valentine’s playlist

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February 14th: you’ve finally beaten those January blues and this train wreck of a day rolls around. A source of anxiety and dread for singletons around the world, Valentine’s Day can be stressful whatever your relationship status. But fear not, The Gryphon is on hand to appease those V-day woes … Read More

I Feel Love: the Valentine’s Day playlist

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Love it or hate it, Valentine’s Day is here, and what better way to get you in the mood than a befitting playlist? Fancy someone? Just had your heart broken? Practising some self-love? This eclectic mix will get you in the Valentine’s Day spirit or soothe your Feb 14th blues. … Read More