Go ahead quote me

Wakin Chau
Wakin Chau
Oliver Stone
Oliver Stone

My songs suddenly became old songs. That was greatly frustrating.

SINGER-SONGWRITER WAKIN CHAU, 56, on ageing


It sends reporters into the dirtiest jobs. It had reporters behind the frontlines in Ukraine, several of its reporters were killed by the government. Most US reporters would just sit back and take the government line because they're corporate media.

FILM-MAKER OLIVER STONE disagreeing with the view that Russian news channel RT is a propaganda outlet


There are hundreds of rappers that look the same, that sound the same, but if you're a black woman, you're either Beyonce or Rihanna. It's very, very strange. 

SINGER TINASHE on the idea that there is room for only two successful black female artists at any given time

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 24, 2017, with the headline 'Go ahead quote me'. Print Edition | Subscribe