Imran Khan is a freelance writer who lives in Canada. He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in English and Communications at York University before studying Creative Writing at the University of Toronto for Continuing Studies. In addition to PopMatters, he has also written for such publications like Inside Entertainment, aRUDE and The Toronto Quarterly.
Curiouser and Curiouser: An Interview With Charlie Winston | 16 Mar 2015 // 9:00 PM
The British singer's latest LP, Curio City, finds all of his influences distilled down to a funk-strummed groove of pure pop magic.
What's He Banging on About?: An Interview with Rapper Bang On! | 11 Feb 2015 // 8:19 PM
The young MC Bang On! may play dumb, but he's sharp as a tack.
Status Flow: The Kingly Rhymes of Marracash | 23 Apr 2015 // 8:30 PM
A household name in his native country, Italy has in Marracash one of its biggest contenders of hip-hop.
Songs of Imploration and Love: The Music of Tajikistan | 24 Feb 2015 // 8:30 PM
For centuries, Tajikistan has seen just about every monarchy, kingdom, religious faith and culture sweep through its land, leaving an indelible impression on its people and music.
School's Out Forever in 'Class of 1984' | 13 Apr 2015 // 8:10 PM
Aiming for an incisive social commentary on the increasing violence of youth gangs, Class of 1984 falls short.
'The Beat Generation' Is More Deadbeat Than Beatnik | 9 Apr 2015 // 1:00 AM
The Beat Generation fails to capture the trendy, hipster social scene that its title promises.
Brad Gooch's Memoir, 'Smash Cut', Is That of a Literary Connoisseur | 28 Apr 2015 // 5:00 AM
Gooch traces the life of '70s and '80s New York with his partner, Howard Brookner, with humour and poignancy.
An Echo From the Ghetto: An Interview With Rapper Luca Brazi | 4 Mar 2015 // 3:00 AM
Spitting poems from England's ghettos, British rapper Luca Brazi presents a more sombre and thoughtful approach to hip-hop.