Flat Two Right: Darren 'Loki' McGarvey on Trigger Warning, Poverty Safari and making tea
Latest addition to Scotland’s new media Flat Two Right kicks off series with Loki
IN a new series of Flat Two Right, creator Kevan O'Reilly features Scottish rapper and writer Darren 'Loki' McGarvey.
In it, Loki discusses his new album, Trigger Warning, and upcoming book, Poverty Safari, as well as performing some of his work a capella and taking on the Flat Two Right tea challenge.
JK Rowling donates £5,000 to Scottish hip hop artist Loki for project on poverty
Yes-voting Loki addresses mixed social media reaction as Better Together donor JK Rowling makes contribution to new project
AUTHOR JK Rowling has donated £5,000 to a project from Scottish hip hop artist Darren 'Loki' McGarvey exploring poverty in Scotland.
Apolitical: Interview with Darren 'Loki' McGarvey (@lokiscottishrap}
Interview podcast series features Scottish rapper Darren McGarvey
IN the latest episode of Apolitical, host Iain Bartholomew chats to Scottish rapper Darren 'Loki' McGarvey.
Topics discussed in the podcast include:
- How his politics and outlook were affected by the Independence referendum campaign;
- His early activism;
- The response to his recent STV article on not voting SNP;
- His concerns with the SNP's pragmatic political approach;
- Why he holds the SNP to a higher standard;
12 Things You Didn't Know About Darren McGarvey, aka @LokiScottishRap
When you were a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up?
Comedian. Then I realised I could slip that into my other output without putting myself under lots of pressure to be funny or arrive at a punchline.
Loki: Conversation with Michael Gray
Scottish rapper Loki interviews CommonSpace reporter Michael Gray in the first episode of a new show.
You can watch the live stream of Loki's new politics and culture show, created by Livestream Scotland, straight from the CommonSpace website, or you can watch the broadcast on the Livestream Scotland YouTube page by clicking here.
Loki vs National Collective: A timeline of the debate over democracy and artistic dissent
Twitter, Facebook and the blogosphere has been lively with debate
THERE HAS BEEN strong debate online this week after Scottish rap artist Loki - real name Darren McGarvey - raised concerns about the structure of arts group the National Collective and its connections to the SNP.
So we've gathered up a rough timeline of events to save you the bother.