Stuart Cosgrove originally from Perth, was a fanzine writer on the northern soul scene before joining the black music paper Echoes, as a staff writer. He became media editor with the NME and a feature writer for a range of newspapers and magazines. In 2005 he was named Broadcaster of the Year in the Glenfiddich Spirit of Scotland Awards and in 2012 he won numerous awards including a BAFTA and Royal Television Society award for Channel 4's coverage of the London Paralympics 2012. He is also the author of Young Soul Rebels (Polygon, 2016).
'An impressively granular month-by-month deep dive into Harlem's fertile musical response to a time of social and political upheaval' -- Ludovic Hunter Tilney * Financial Times *