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Guvna B on toxic masculinity and not fitting into boxes

Guvna B on toxic masculinity and not fitting into boxes

Elizabeth Oldfield speaks to rapper, hip hop artist and author Guvna B. 28/04/2021

Guvna B is a multi MOBO award–winning rapper, hip hop artist and author. He’s presented TV and radio documentaries for BBC, is a Sky Sports pundit and his most recent book is ‘Unspoken: Toxic Masculinity and How I Faced the Man Within the Man.’

In this episode he speaks about how his childhood as a first generation immigrant on a council estate has shaped him, how he’s thought about his creativity and navigated different tribes with his music, how he needs space to process his emotions, the phrase ‘toxic masculinity’, and the conditions needed for young people to flourish. 

 

 


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Elizabeth Oldfield

Elizabeth Oldfield

Elizabeth was Theos’ Director from August 2011 – July 2021. She appears regularly in the media, including BBC One, Sky News, and the World Service, and writing in The Financial Times.

Posted 28 April 2021

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