I discovered this Malian artist, Rokia Traoré, when I was on 'Later with Jools Holland'. Her performance was stunning, and very powerful. Without understanding the Malian language, I was blown away.
His name will always be synonymous with his TV talk show, but there's more to Jerry Springer than spoof operas and fighting dwarfs. James Rampton meets a fiercely political animal who's coming to terms with a painful family history
Too close to home
The co-creator of the controversial hit musical Jerry Springer: The Opera has got another icon of modern American pop culture in his sights, the late glamour model Anna Nicole Smith.