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The dA-Zed guide to Jesús Franco

Jesús Franco was the Spanish master of psychedelic sleaze, goth gore and well-shot grot. As Halloween approaches, we alphabetically celebrate one of the most prolific – and strangest – horror masters in cinema history


The woman who created hip hop

Number one in the US charts by the age of 16, writing hits for Ike and Tina by 26 and producer of one of the the first ever disco singles aged 40. And all that before Sylvia Robinson created the billion dollar industry we call hip hop