Raw Material’s cultural and performance tour was the highlight so far of my 2015 artistic experience. Having the opportunity to introduce the crew to the sights and sounds of New Orleans, the city I call home, was an honor. Raw Material brought a young vibrant crew of emcees/singers who not only boasted infectious, youthful energy […]

Raw Roads international crew are back from New Orleans, all the better for a great experience. Playing alongside conscious political Black poets deep in the community, fantastic projects for freed prisoners who had been incorrectly imprisoned for up to 30 years, alligators deep in the swamps. Mississippi steamboats, swamp shacks, giant trucks, Mardi Gras jesters, […]

Here at Raw Material we pride ourselves on bringing world music to Brixton, providing regular (free) masterclasses in a variety of instruments and musical skills. Yesterday we were honoured to be joined by Sitar legend Imran Khan who delivered a three hour Sitar workshop to our excited participants! It’s safe to say that with a […]