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.
This week on OpenSpace: Q&A with Scottish hip hop artist Loki
New question and answers space on CommonSocial gives you the opportunity to chat to leading campaigners, politicians and activists
COMMONSOCIAL feature ‘OpenSpace’ continues this week with special guest Darren ‘Loki’ McGarvey, Scottish hip hop artist and political commentator.
OpenSpace is a place to join in the big discussions and get involved in regular question and answer (Q&A) sessions with with those advocating big ideas, covering everything from land reform to inclusive education.
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 Radical Independence Campaign co-founder Cat Boyd
THE special guest on Loki's show this week is Radical Independence Campaign co-founder and Common Weal board member Cat Boyd.
Boyd, who is also a trade union activist and author, has a prominent voice in Scottish politics.
In 2014, Boyd co-authored a book with Jenny Morrison: Scottish Independence - A Feminist Response.
Bella Caledonia: The Dildo in the Ottoman: Language, soft power and the myth of social mobility
By Darren 'Loki' McGarvey
WHEN you grow up in a housing scheme it becomes very apparent to people when you start dropping strange words into your vocabulary. I recall one summer afternoon, stewing on a school bus as rowdy classmates were corralled aboard by P.E teachers for the weekly trip to the gravel pitch.
Loki: Conversation with Engender director Emma Ritch
SCOTTISH rapper Loki's new show returns this week with an interview with Engender director Emma Ritch.
Engender is Scotland's feminist organistion, and promotes women's political, economic and social equality with men.
Ritch will discuss women in politics and the General Election with Loki.