The Green Room Press

The Green Room Press

The Green Room Press, an audio editorial newspaper bringing you pieces from young black voices in the UK. You’ll hear from individuals on topics ranging from the struggles found in navigating interpersonal relationships, to the darker side of achieving fame in the music industry. The topics touched on by The Green Room Press serve not only to entertain, but to enlighten the audience to the experience shared by many black people in the diaspora. Welcome to the Green Room Creative Team: Hosted by Reuben Arthur Produced by Weyland Mckenzie Powered by Transmission Roundhouse

Episodes

August 25, 2020 8 min
It is said that in this life, nothing is certain – save for death & taxes. In this short episode of The Green Room Press, Reuben Arthur (Team GB athlete and Commonwealth Gold winner) peels back the layers and reflects on the lessons he learned from his father’s death as well as the recent passing of NBA legend Kobe Bryant
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We’ve all been there; you like them, they like you, you have fun but… “we don’t wanna put a title on it”. Classic situationship. Armed with advice from R&B duo DVSN, hear how Reuben attempts to play the game where both sides think they can win, but will surely lose.
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July 30, 2020 11 min
All that glitters isn’t gold – even when it’s really platinum. Such was the discovery for KABBA, formerly known as A*M*E, a Grammy nominated & number 1 selling artist. Join Weyland on this episode of The Green Room Press as the pair dissect the journey the music industry can take its artists on and discover how to make it out the other side.
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July 16, 2020 10 min
Now that we can all stream whatever we want, whenever we want from our phones or laptops, one could be forgiven for thinking that box in your living room is only good for video games. But for an entire generation, television played a huge part in shaping who we are. It definitely helped to shape Scully, who takes this episode of The Green Room Press to spearhead an exposé into Cartoon Network’s most famous talented trio, The Powerp...
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June 25, 2020 7 min
“No, but where are you from?” As much as we’ve made the UK our home, for many people of black or other ethnic minority households, the disconnect with our environment is inescapable. Weyland uses this short episode of The Green Room Press to explore the extents that some people will go to make it back to the homeland.
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In 2017, rumblings of threats by the British government to expel people who had arrived before 1973 – the ‘Windrush Generation’ – surfaced. 3 years on, many individuals have been wrongfully detained, deported and denied legal rights as a result. Weyland sits down with solicitor Jacqueline McKenzie to discuss how such a thing could happen & what the ramifications have been.
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On this special episode of The Green Room Press, multi-faceted musician Lianne La Havas takes you on a guided tour of a metaphorical room entirely of her own creation. Join the singer, songwriter and guitarist as she uses her love for Ella Fitzgerald and advice from Prince to pull off some top-tier interior design. It’ll be like you’re already there!
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Welcome to the world of The Green Room Press guided by your host Athlete and Broadcaster Reuben Arthur.

The Green Room Press serves, not only to entertain but to enlighten audiences to the experience shared by many in the black diaspora. Welcome to the Room. 
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