ALCATRZ – TAKING U BACK [FT. NIN-JA]

Alcatrz first burst on to our radar with the infectious ‘Sexy‘, a Hip Hop track with an undeniable swagger.  Switching things up on new track ‘Taking U Back’, he hands the vocal reigns over to Nin-ja, who has had just about enough of a devious ex-lover.   It’s an upbeat mixture of Pop and R&B that’s…

MAC MILLER – SWIMMING

Mac Miller releases a fifth studio album in ‘Swimming’, his first since – and in many ways a counterpoint to – 2016’s ‘The Divine Feminine’.  Mac’s public break-up with singer  Ariana Grande is evidently a source of inspiration, but happily it’s self-love, healing, and psychological growth Mac dwells on, rather than wallowing in self-pity.  “Tell them they…

KOJEY RADICAL – 97: PURE

“Music has been my soul’s therapy for quite some time now,” says Kojey Radical of his new double A-side. “Although ’97’ is about the loss of a close friend I want the song to feel like a celebration; something we can both smoke to in heaven. ‘Pure’ is a conversation I would have with myself…

TYLER, THE CREATOR & A$AP ROCKY – POTATO SALAD

In what must surely be one of the most exciting collabs of the summer, Tyler The Creator & A$AP Rocky join forces on new track ‘Potato Salad’, which hints at a forthcoming project entitled WANG$AP. The track is as loose, funny, and relaxed as the video, with the Odd Future and A$AP Mob head honchos…

CHANCE THE RAPPER – 4 NEW SONGS

Although its not quite the album fans have been waiting for, Chance The Rapper drops four new songs in the form of new EP, ‘4 New Songs’. Each track comes with its own artwork, that of track two ‘I Might Need Security’ being a stylised version of anger meme ‘Arthur’s Fist’, with the hook and…

EVERYTHING IS RECORDED – CARRY ME

After the critical acclaim with which the first Everything Is Recorded project was met, XL Recordings boss Richard Russell announces that there’ll be a follow-up EP alongside new single ‘Carry Me’” featuring Nigerian vocalist Obongjayar and British Bahraini trumpet and flugelhorn player Yazz Ahmed.  The forthcoming project will be entitled ‘8AM’ and is set to feature 6-tracks,…

808INK – I FEEL THE LOVE / SOL

Alongside the news of two headline shows in Manchester and London, comes a new double A-side from 808INK. This time the South London duo enlist the help of House Of Pharaohs’ Sam Wise. Stream ‘I Feel The Love / Sol’ via SoundCloud.