This week, literary heroine Maya Angelou died

Plus: we reported on underground music scenes in Belgrade and Cairo, Eva Green's sexy Sin City poster was banned and Tom Ford declared Rihanna's Instagram more valuable than reviews

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WE PAID TRIBUTE TO THE PHENOMENAL MAYA ANGELOU

Maya Angelou died this week aged 86. We paid tribute to a phenomenal woman to fought through hardships in early life to blossom into one of the most important literary figures of the 20th century.

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SERBIAN FOOTWORK – HOW FOOTWORK TRAVELLED THE WORLD

We visited Serbia's capital Belgrade to report on the emerging footwork scene that's travelled there by way of Chicago. Interviews with Feloneezy and Jackie Dagger shed light on the city's music scene, whilst remembering footwork legend DJ Rashad.

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EVA GREEN'S SIN CITY POSTER WAS BANNED FOR BEING TOO HOT

Eva Green's poster for Sin City was banned by the MPAA for the actress's visible "curve of under breast and dark nipple/areola circle". She's allowed to promote violence and hold a gun though....

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UNDERGROUND IN EGYPT – HOW CAIRO'S PRODUCERS ARE DEFYING MILITARY RULE

Egypt might be a country renowned for its unstable political situation, but its musical underground is thriving. We reported on Cairo's electro shaabi movement.

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TOM FORD DECLARED A POST FROM RIHANNA'S INSTAGRAM MORE VALUABLE THAN SHOW REVIEWS

The designer declared that there's a new wave of fashion criticism - and it's coming from Instagram. Ford said: "Customers care what picture Rihanna just Instagrammed while she's naked in bed, what new shoes she has on, how she's talking about them. That's what they respond to."

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