Imade Nibokun

Imade Nibokun is Soundcheck's music intern.

She explores the intersection of pop music and social commentary. Imade covered Hip Hop and R&B for LA Weekly where she interviewed artists like Montell Jordan and did a feature story on The Tunnel Rats, a Christian battle rap group. 

Imade is a graduate of USC's Specialized Journalism (The Arts) program and a current Non-Fiction MFA student at Columbia University. She's writing her thesis, Depressed While Black, on depression, religion, and recovery. You can follow her at @imadeintruth.  

Imade Nibokun appears in the following:

'I Felt Like I Was Getting My Life Back': After Brain Surgery, Leah Shapiro Reflects On Her Recovery

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club's longtime drummer sheds light on being diagnosed with a brain condition, her gratitudes towards fan support, and rediscovering her musical passion.
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Mac McCaughan: Superchunk's Frontman Goes Solo On 'Non-Believers'

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Watch the Superchunk guitarist and singer perform songs from his solo debut, Non-Believers, plus an older favorite in the Soundcheck studio.

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Joy Ike: 'I Do What I Need To Do To Survive'

Friday, May 08, 2015

Before her return to Rockwood Music Hall this weekend, the folk singer-songwriter reflects on embracing her heritage and the challenges of an independent musician.
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Andy Allo: 'I Want To Let Loose'

Friday, April 17, 2015

The singer-songwriter talks about growing up in Cameroon, working with Prince, and going in a new different musical direction with her latest EP, Hello.
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Christian Rap Pioneer Jurny Big On Being Revered And Forgotten

Monday, March 16, 2015

A co-founding member of Christian rap supergroup The Tunnel Rats and The Battery reflects on blending secular mainstream hip-hop with religious and socially conscious messages.
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Why Aren't Festivals Showcasing More Female Musicians?

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

When this year's lineup for Coachella was unveiled, many noticed how few women were on the bill. Feminist music writer Katie Presley explains why festivals are such a dudefest.
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The Best Thing About Drake's Mixtape Is the Memes

Thursday, February 19, 2015

When Drake released his mixtape If You’re Reading This, It’s Too Late last week, fans flocked online to listen and have some fun with Photoshop.

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Noelle Scaggs: 'Give Your Heart'

Monday, February 16, 2015

The charismatic singer of Fitz And The Tantrums reflects on what it means to be a powerful woman on- and off-stage.
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