Bumpkin Files x BLK Brit Presents: The Misconceptions of Black Brits Outside The Capital

In collaboration with BLK Brit, we explored the stereotypes and common mistaken beliefs associated with Black Britons beyond London. Whether you're from another city, or a rural area, Black communities outside the capital are often grouped together. The project sees Jahmel Coleman and Mel McKoy, two established individuals within their respective fields sharing their unique, often-overlooked Black British experiences.

Introducing Jahmel Coleman, The Birmingham native is a Marketeer, Poet and Co-Founder of TRPHSE.

Meet Mel McKoy - International DJ and Scientist from Milton Keynes.

Creative Director + Photographer: Karis Beaumont (@karisbeau) Interview Directors: BLK Brit (@theblkbrit) Video Directors, DOP + Edit: Oye 2.0 (@oye2.0) Production Company + Casting: Genesis Studios (@genesisstudios.uk) Assistant: Lara Soluade (@larasoluade) Styling: Lisa-Marie Mwangi (@m0nalisa_) + Genesis Studios (@genesisstudios.uk) Wardrobe: Lisa-Marie Mwangi (@m0nalisa_)

Hair + Makeup: Mariam Salau (@mariamsalauart) Set Designer: Gabrielle Oke (@gabeepaints) Models: Mel McKoy (@yo_djmel) + Jahmel Coleman (@jamcoldman) BTS: Tani Talia (@tani_talia_photo) Location: Kirby Farm Barn (@kirbyfarmbarn) Music: @the3rdof3