Jeffrey Boakye is an author, broadcaster, educator and journalist originally from Brixton, London. He has a particular interest in issues surrounding education, race and popular culture. His books include Hold Tight, Black, Listed and Musical Truth: A Musical History of Modern Black Britain in 28 Songs. He is also the co-author of What is Masculinity? Why Does it Matter? And Other Big Questions. Jeffrey has four books upcoming, including: I Heard What You Said (June 2022), Musical World (2023), and Kofi and the Rap Battle Summer (2023). Jeffrey has contributed articles and comment pieces to publications including the Guardian, the Financial Times and the Royal Society of Arts Journal. He is also co-host of BBC Radio 4’s Add to Playlist with Cerys Matthews.