• Music

      I love hip hop, R&B and jazz in particular, favourite artists including (playlist above features one video from each):

      • A Tribe Called Quest
      • Ab
      • Akua Naru
      • Alabama Shakes
      • Amerigo Gazaway
      • Anderson .Paak (and The Free Nationals)
      • Bilal
      • Black Star
      • Bob Marley
      • Charles Mingus
      • Common
      • D’Angelo (and the Vanguard)
      • Deltron 3030
      • Dr. Dre
      • Erykah Badu
      • Esperanza Spalding
      • Estelle
      • Fatoumata Diawara
      • Flying Lotus
      • Frank Ocean
      • George the Poet
      • The Gift of Gab
      • Gorillaz
      • Handsome Boy Modelling School
      • Hiatus Kaiyote
      • Hypnotic Brass Ensemble
      • The Internet
      • Isaiah Rashad
      • J Dilla
      • James Brown
      • Jay Z
      • Jessie Ware
      • Kanye West
      • Karriem Riggins
      • Kendrick Lamar
      • Kojey Radical
      • Maceo Parker
      • Metronomy
      • Mndsgn
      • Mos Def/Yasiin Bey
      • Nas
      • Nina Simone
      • The Notorius B.I.G.
      • NxWorries
      • OutKast
      • People Under the Stairs
      • The Pharcyde
      • Prince
      • Q-Tip
      • Rage Against The Machine
      • Raphael Saadiq
      • Red Hot Chili Peppers
      • Robert Glasper Experiment
      • Robert Glasper Trio
      • Rocket Juice and The Moon
      • The Roots
      • Sampa The Great
      • Saul Williams
      • Snoop Dogg
      • Solange
      • Speech Debelle
      • Stevie Wonder
      • Talib Kweli
      • TLC
      • Vic Mensa
    • Film

      I love ‘quality’ film, including:

      • ’71 (2014)
      • 2 Days in New York (2012)
      • 2 Days in Paris (2007)
      • All About My Mother/Todo sobre mi madre (1999)
      • Amour (2012)
      • Bad Education/La Mala Educación (2004)
      • Baraka (1992)
      • Beasts of No Nation (2015)
      • Blue is the Warmest Colour/La Vie d’Adèle – Chapitres 1 et 2 (2013)
      • Blue Jasmine (2013)
      • Boyhood (2014)
      • Broken Flowers (2005)
      • Close-Up (1990)
      • The Comedian (2012)
      • The Conversation (1974)
      • Dead Man’s Shoes (2004)
      • Être et Avoir (2002)
      • Fargo (1996)
      • Funny Games (1997)
      • I, Daniel Blake (2016)
      • I Killed My Mother/J’ai tué ma mère (2009)
      • Ida (2013)
      • In Bruges (2008)
      • It’s Such a Beautiful Day (2012)
      • The King of Comedy (1982)
      • La Haine (1995)
      • Lilting (2014)
      • The Machinist (2004)
      • Manhattan (1979)
      • Moonlight (2016)
      • Persepolis (2007)
      • Phone Booth (2002)
      • Precious (2009)
      • Snow Cake (2006)
      • Taxi Driver (1976)
      • Volver (2006)
      • Waltz with Bashir/Vals Im Bashir (2008)
      • Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown/Mujeres al borde de un ataque de nervios (1988)
    • ‘Television’

      I love ‘quality television’, including:

      • Better Call Saul (2015-present)
      • Black Mirror (2011-present)
      • Breaking Bad (2008-2013)
      • The Corner (2000)
      • Curb Your Enthusiasm (1999-present)
      • Fargo (2014-present)
      • Generation Kill (2008)
      • Homicide: Life on the Street (1993-1999)
      • House of Cards (2013-present)
      • LOST (2004-2010)
      • Louie (2010-present)
      • Master of None (2015-present)
      • Nurse Jackie (2009-2015)
      • Orange is the New Black (2013-present)
      • Orphan Black (2013-present)
      • Person of Interest (2011-present)
      • Portlandia (2011-present)
      • Sense8 (2015-present)
      • Stranger Things (2016-present)
      • Treme (2010-2013)
      • The Wire (2002-2008)