Resurrection: The hot new track from Toya Delazy’s upcoming album

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“The song is about reclaiming myself, my spirit and roots, and more generally in a post lockdown world, the global rebirth, AKA we’re all going to be party animals” BY DIVA STAFF East London artist Toya Delazy draws upon her South African heritage in her new release Resurrection, the first single from her upcoming EP Afrorave Vol. 1 released [….]

Dodie: “I love my bi-ness, but I think I need to love it by myself for a while”

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The singer-songwriter on bisexuality, mental health and finally feeling valid as an artist INTERVIEW BY CARRIE LYELL, IMAGE BY PARRI THOMAS Dodie Clark has a brand new album out and it’s totally brilliant. To celebrate the release of Build A Problem, DIVA editor-in-chief Carrie Lyell had a heart-to-heart with the phenomenally talented singer-songwriter. You can [….]

“Sex is good but…?” asks Namoro in their new single 

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The latest track lives up to their experimental and transgressive reputation WORDS MARTINE HESS, IMAGE VALENTIN CURTET French duo Namoro has released a new single that invites you to move your body to an exploration of the meaning of sex and its role in society.  Namoro exists in the spaces where magnetic poetry, powerful rhythms [….]

MUSIC: ARXX are back with a feisty new single

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The Brighton-based duo are back with a gritty tune, all about getting what you want BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE BY JESSIE MORGAN We’ve been huge ARXX fans here at DIVA since the release of last year’s Call Me Crazy – a pop-soaked anthem with a powerful message – and we’ve been waiting eagerly for new [….]

Adult Mom: New album Driver takes a look at the harsh reality of coming-of-age

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“I am usually clinging to urgency, but this time around we focused on being intentional” BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE BY DANIEL DORSA Following the wonderful glimpse into the world of Adult Mom that 2017’s Soft Spots brought us, Driver is their brand new offering – a third album which dives even deeper.  Years in the making [….]

MUSIC: Get to know Naz & Ella

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Meet the alt-folk musical duo with a powerful message BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGES BY POPPY MARRIOTT Hailing from north London, Naz and Ella are taking the folk music scene by storm. Not only do they combine stunning harmonies that create a unique sound, they use their lyrics to sing about socio-political issues that are having [….]

MUSIC: Runrummer drops new EP, Unconscious Meanings

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The east London based singer, songwriter and producer is back with her second EP BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS We’ve been huge Runrummer fans since she hopped onto our radar last year with stunning performances for BBC Radio One’s Big Weekend and DIVA Pride. It’s been a long wait for the follow up to her first EP [….]