• How we made Musical Youth's Pass the Dutchie

    1 month ago - By The Guardian

    ‘We met Michael Jackson's snake, made a film with Mr T, and were the first black band to be interviewed on MTV. It was a relief to get back to school' We were all still schoolkids in Birmingham when the band was formed. Patrick and Freddie “Junior” Waite's dad was a reggae musician and he taught us how to play. He also sang on our first two songs, Political and Generals , but when the tracks were played by DJ John Peel, music industry people said: “You can't have an old geezer singing if you're called Musical Youth.” So I became the lead singer, aged 11. The chap who signed us to MCA told...
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  • Get Your Sh-t Together With These Chic Back-to-School Supplies

    Get Your Sh-t Together With These Chic Back-to-School Supplies

    1 month ago - By Flare

    Whether you're heading back to school or just looking to get organized, there's no denying the transformative power of an agenda. Between lunch meetings , workout classes and social outings (let alone trying to sleep eight hours a night, stay hydrated and have “me-time”), it can be a serious struggle to keep track of everything. In my experience, having a place to write it all down is the secret to life's success .
    While we can't help you with all of life's struggles, we have got you covered in the organization department. From productivity planners to desk accessories and colourful...
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