In the heart of Birmingham’s creative quarter, two young men stroll down into Digbeth’s outside the famed Custard Factory. A far cry from South Bronx, NY, these two Hip Hop heads – Chris “Synikall” Brown (rapper) and Nathaniel Thompson – are co-owners of the city’s newly formed Melée Recording Group (MRG.
Antonio Aakeel is a name you will be seeing a lot more of in the next few years. Having already starred in such multi-award winning television shows such as Skins and BBC’s Doctors, His eyes are now set on the big screen having recently starred alongside such acting talents as Dr Who Companion, Billie Piper and Nightcrawler and Four Lions star, Riz Ahmed in Bafta winner, Pete Travis’ newest feature, City of Tiny Lights.
While many fashion designers find themselves competing for retail space in fashion stores and boutiques, one man has found a novel way to take his designs beyond eCommerce and into the physical world. Introducing the Concept Box, launched in July by independent brand Sneaker Club Clothing in collaboration with Bene Culture. We caught up with founder Ant Douglas to find out what’s up.