WATCH: Prides discuss the importance of their 1980’s influences

Nov - 10 2015 | no comments

Ahead of their huge headline show at London’s prestigious Koko venue, Prides spoke to Original Penguin for the #PluggedIn60 series, discussing the importance of the 1980’s had on their sound and the influence of the decade on them personally.  (more…)

INTERVIEW: When Harry Met… Stooshe

Nov - 06 2015 | no comments

On Wednesday 21st October, the Brit and MOBO nominated girl group Stooshe, launched their new single Lock Down at their Stooshe4Sennheiser party. I had the pleasure of sitting down with the girls, getting the low down on Lock Down and finding out all about their ideal man! Read full post

INTERVIEW: When Harry Met… R5

Oct - 20 2015 | no comments

R5 returned to the UK this month with a headline tour, their first UK shows since 2013 and I was lucky enough to meet with the pop-rock quintet during their visit. (more…)

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Interview: Raleigh Ritchie – Sundown Festival 2015

Sep - 28 2015 | no comments

Pop Scoop! settled down with R&B/pop singer-songwriter/actor & all-round Renaissance Man Raleigh Ritchie for a super-chilled chat right before his megawatt set at Sundown Festival. He spoke about his unique journey through music & acting, how he manages to balance the two (no one has ever made it sound so…

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INTERVIEW: Melissa Steel chats with Pop Scoop! (Sundown Festival 2015)

Sep - 24 2015 | no comments

Pop Scoop! chatted with breakout reggae/R&B/pop singer Melissa Steel right after her supa-dupa-fly set at Sundown Festival. She spoke about her recent summer festival circuit, supporting Ariana Grande’s UK tour with Krishane, how she started out in music, going to school with a certain Zayn Malik, and the Top 10…

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INTERVIEW: Award-winning entertainment industry executive Jason Davis

Sep - 24 2015 | no comments

A native of New Jersey, Jason Davis began his career as a hit songwriter, topping the Contemporary Christian Music charts, winning multiple ASCAP songwriting awards, and being nominated for a Latin Grammy. Davis has also secured record deals with CEO’s from the largest music companies in the world, including Capitol…

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INTERVIEW: Maverick Sabre – Pop Scoop! (Sundown Festival 2015)

Sep - 11 2015 | no comments

Pop Scoop! sat down with soulful rapper/singer-songwriter and true “mensch” Maverick Sabre before his barnstorming set at Sundown Festival. (more…)

INTERVIEW: Zak Abel – Pop Scoop! (Sundown Festival 2015)

Sep - 10 2015 | no comments

Pop Scoop! caught up with rising cutting-edge soul/pop/electronic singer-songwriter Zak Abel right after his set at Sundown Festival (bees and déjà vu were braved during the recording of this interview).
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Interview: Franko Fraize – Sundown Festival 2015

Sep - 08 2015 | no comments

Pop Scoop! nabbed ascendant Norfolk rapper and “poet of the streets” Franko Fraize for a chinwag after his set at Sundown Festival. (more…)

Interview: James King – Sundown Festival 2015

Sep - 08 2015 | no comments

Pop Scoop! chatted with emerging singer-songwriter James King right after his opening set on the main stage. (more…)