Taytula Burke

Freelance writer

Location icon United Kingdom

South Londoner who loves to write about music, lifestyle and all the exciting or mundane stuff inbetween. I am two exams short of achieving my NCTJ diploma in journalism with five grades A-C under my belt so far.

A work placement at the Observer earned me a few bylines - one being on the front page.

I am a frequent contributer to God Is In The TV, Sample Face and was 1 2 Watch editor at Inspire-LS magazine.

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God Is In The TV
'His Royal Grimeness' - An Interview with Footsie

Could veteran MC/Producer, Footsie, have earned himself the title 'His Royal Grimeness' with the release of King Original Volume 3? It's a sunny afternoon in Shoreditch and a rather inconspicuous bar is playing host to a series of interviews with Footsie - producer and MC extraordinaire.

Food & Drink|Royal China Review

Claiming Gordon Ramsey and Tom Parker Bowles as fans of its Dim Sum, the Royal China Group has managed to establish itself as owner of some of London's most authentic Chinese restaurants. With six locations to choose from, Taytula Burke heads to Baker Street to see what all the fuss is about.

God Is In The TV
Review: Doorsteps - DJ Kormac

What do you call an album featuring Mercury Prize winner Speech Debelle, critically acclaimed novelist Irvine Welsh and international spoken-word artist Bajka? Doorsteps by DJ Kormac of course. DJ Kormac was once famed for his "diggin' in the crates" approach to making music.

the Guardian
Britain 2013: children of poor families are still left behind

It was 1969, the year of the moon landing, Concorde's first flight and the start of civil strife in Northern Ireland. The Beatles staged an impromptu concert on the rooftop of Apple Records in London. The average British house cost just over £4,500 and two million children in Britain were classed as living in poverty.

God Is In The TV
Feature: J Spades

Interviewing J Spades is an interesting experience. His unique blend of laidback bravado - often punctuated with phrases like "power moves" and "independent hustle" - could easily be dismissed as the usual posturing and braggadocio that has become synonymous with hip hop.

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