IN CONVERSATION: ALCATRZ

Italian rapper Alcatrz stands out a mile in today’s musical landscape.  His music brims with unique personality; his debut single ‘Sexy’ is a swaggering, synth-pop / Hip Hop crossover released via his own independent label Digital Pop Records.  Province writer Catarina Ramalho sat down with the man himself to find out what makes him tick. When…

KANYE WEST & KID CUDI – KIDS SEE GHOSTS

Kids See Ghosts is both the name of Kid Cudi / Kanye West project and the name of their first album together.  The third album in a series of five albums executively produced by West [following ‘Pusha T’s ‘DAYTONA‘ and his solo album ‘Ye‘] follows suit by containing seven songs, and was promised back in…

A$AP ROCKY FT. SKEPTA – PRAISE THE LORD [DA SHINE]

‘Praise The Lord [Da Shine]’ quickly became a fan favourite following the release of A$AP Rocky’s new album ‘TESTING’. The New York native now drops a video for the Skepta-featured track, which connects the cultures of New York City and London with a split screen visual courtesy of director Dexter Navy. Stream below via YouTube.

SEPARATELY SEPERATE: AN INTERVIEW WITH AMUN

It’s an oppressively hot bank holiday Saturday in a busy, rabbit warren of a flat in North London.  Amun has already picked out her looks and sits patiently amidst the creative chaos; a concert professional at the tender age of 22. She’s serene but upbeat throughout the shoot and our conversation about how she arrived…

KANYE WEST – YE

Kanye West releases his 8th solo studio album, ‘Ye’, having only announced it in April. The album is now available on streaming services following its launch at a Wyoming listening party. According to wife Kim Kardashian, West shot the album cover on his iPhone on his way to the event. More info as we have…

CHE LINGO – FEET YOUR FEELINGS

Che Lingo drops off a new demo in the form of ‘Feet Your Feelings’. Over a soulful House beat courtesy of producer LIKE [the brains behind Kendrick Lamar’s ‘Sing About Me’ and Anderson Paak’s ‘Room In Here’], Che Lingo delivers sensitive, thought-provoking bars. It’s the kind of track that bears a comparison to Chicago’s Mick…

JESSE JAMES SOLOMON – STRATA EP

Jesse James Solomon dropped a surprise 6-track record over the weekend entitled ‘Strata’.  The South East Londoner’s laconic style has slowly garnered him something of a cult UK following.  It’s a dreamlike, mesmerising project named after the Strata building, a distinctive high rise tower block that looms over his neighbourhood and is depicted on the artwork –…