JOURNALIST, WRITER AND FILMMAKER MALACHI MUKETE TALKS POLICE BRUTALITY, AND SHARES INCIDENCES POLICE HAVE TRIED TO PLANT DRUGS ON HIM.
Anthony Lyrics is a 27-year-old versatile writer and published poet who by day is a full-time Social Media Officer for a children’s charity. He first started writing poetry in his late teens, but it wasn’t until his friends saw his work and were impressed that he realised his talent. His passion for writing poetry continued to thrive, culminating in hundreds of poems and a handful of short stories ever since.
Although he now works in Social Media, he always dreamt of becoming a Copywriter, writing content for creative marketing campaigns and TV ads. Rather than TV and billboards, his main focus is now on the Digital space – writing content and also involved in marketing campaigns.
We caught up with Anthony to get more insight on what he does, and his advice to upcoming artists like himself:
Who knows a social media addict in their circle of friends/family? Are you that person? Ever since social media was created look how quick we’ve become more materialistic, brainwashed individuals obsessed with displaying these fake ass lives where we try to appear cool or perfect for false validation….Where we obsess over finding next week’s #tbt post, stalk old friends instead of picking up the phone, share a tragic WSHH video, etc….
Esther Mukundgi is a 22-year-old Lifestyle and Fashion Blogger from London. After a tedious and difficult 3 years studying at university, on the 9th of July 2015 Esther finally graduated with a BA in Tourism Management at Staffordshire University. We caught up with Esther to find out more on her university experience, the times she wanted to give up; and her advice to those currently at university or thinking about going.
Catch the highlights and video interview below:
Danny Sylvain Tshibambe is 23-year-old self-taught graphic designer/illustrator from Cincinnati, Ohio, USA. A self-motivated, selfless and super optimistic person who is often described as nice. Danny sees himself as a happy guy often smiling or doing something silly – a big kid at heart and peacemaker. The one who always tries to avoid conflict but when conflict arises tries to resolve it in a calm way. Born and raised in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Danny moved to America when he was just 10-years-old but remembers his passion for the arts to have started way before.
We caught with Danny to find out challenges behind the art and the lessons he’s learnt along the way.
Caitlin Nunez is a 16-year-old full-time sixth form student currently doing her a-levels with the aspiration of becoming Criminal Barrister, but currently, works in retail at a suit shop. Her parents are originally from The Philippines but she was born and raised in East London. Caitlin – a Christian and a follower of Jesus Christ has a strong passion for young people and the expansion of their knowledge of God’s love for them. Because of this – she evangelises through social media and runs an online Christian ministry called Kingdom Ambassadors through a blog where she invites all types of young people to start a relationship with God. She is also a dancer trained in classical ballet and a free-lance makeup artist.
We caught up with Caitlin to find out more about her passion for Christ, and how her Ministry – ‘Kingdom Ambassadors’ all began:
According to cyber parent, ‘many people expect that their friends will always be there, they expect friendships to last forever – yet even the best-maintained friendships do end, and friends part company every day. We all come to different points in life where things change – sometimes dramatically or through transitions.