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:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.