Benefiting from an undoubtedly successful rise in the UK and abroad, the Grime movement showcases the triumph of an assumed authenticity. Neither glitzy nor ostentatious, its aesthetic celebrates genuineness and confidence. The tracksuit mafia promotes a certain lifestyle miles away from previous Garage flashiness or mainstream hip hop name, dropping designers brands and labels. It’s … More HAS GRIME BROUGHT BACK TRACKSUITS?
Start your own clothing line – all you need is a working laptop, a friend with an art GCSE and bigcartel.com Steal all necessary utensils and food from your cafeteria – unless you live at home, then this isn’t applicable. Then again if you live at home, friends aren’t really necessary, I’m sure your mum … More 10 WAYS TO HAVE FUN WHEN YOU HAVE NO FRIENDS, AND YOU HAVE NO DRUGS*
Alongside casual social inadequacy and rejection of anything on the UK top 40, an odd romanticisation of pretentiousness paired with soggy cigarettes clings tackily to the notion of “indie”; a sad attempt at individuality which has eventually, like most things, established itself as an unfortunate cliché. Indie kids seem to flock like apathetic vultures, craving … More inD