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Russ Slater

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A freelance writer passionate about Latin American music and culture, Russ Slater is the editor of Sounds and Colours.

Articles by Russ Slater

2/19/2018 12:00:00 AM

Criolo: Soul Searching

The hugely popular Brazilian rap artist Criolo is refreshingly self-effacing when he meets Russ Slater to talk about his work and the problems facing Brazil

7/14/2020 12:00:00 AM

Music in the time of Coronavirus

COVID-19’s impact has been global and unprecedented. Russ Slater speaks to various musicians and people who work within the music community about how the coronavirus pandemic is affecting their approach to making and promoting music

2/17/2021 12:00:00 AM

Burna Boy, Davido and WizKid: The rise and rise of Afrobeats

Amid civil unrest, a slew of young African artists are transforming the perception of their continent, shaking up the mainstream with their infectious Afrobeats insurgency. Russ Slater surveys the scene’s UK roots and global impact

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