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THUNDERCAT – FRIEND ZONE

Brainfeeder producer Thundercat celebrated this year’s Valentine’s Day with a new track from upcoming album ‘Drunk’ [February 24].  ‘Friend Zone’ is as witty as it is funky, bemoaning the all-too-familiar liminal space between love and friendship.  The 23-track album promises an “epic journey into the often hilarious, sometimes dark mind of the Grammy-winning singer/bassist”, and is set…

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CHANCE THE RAPPER – SAME DRUGS [VIDEO]

Vocalist Eryn Allen Kane joined Chance, The Rapper on ‘Coloring Book’ stand-out ‘Same Drugs’, but it’s one of the many puppets that joined him on his Coloring Book Tour who gets a seat at the grand piano for the video.  Premiered live on Facebook, the video follows ‘No Problem‘ and ‘Angels‘ as the third to come from the…

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VINCE STAPLES – BAGBAK

Before he heads out on ‘The Life Aquatic Tour’ with Kilo Kish later this month, Vince Staples drops off ‘BagBak’.  Save for this feature on GTA’s ‘Little Bit Of This‘, the new track is his first since last Summer’s superb ‘Prima Donna‘ EP.  Stream below via SoundCloud, click here to download via iTunes.

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BIG SEAN – I DECIDED

Back with his first LP since ‘Dark Sky Paradise‘, Big Sean releases ‘I Decided.’  The new album features single ‘Moves‘ which, aside from an Eminem verse on ‘No Favors’, is one of very few moments of interest on an otherwise unremarkable project.  Stream below via Spotify, click here to download on iTunes.

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STORMZY – BIG FOR YOUR BOOTS

Stormzy’s been teasing something new with some hitherto mysterious billboards around London, and now it all begins to fit together.  The hashtag GSAP, it emerges, stands for the album’s title ‘Gang Signs & Prayer’, which will see a release February 24.  Not only do we also have a tracklist featuring the likes of Kehlani, Wretch 32, Ghetts &…

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RAGZ ORIGINALE – EN ROUTE [VIDEO]

Ragz Originale’s solo debut ‘En Route‘ was so markedly different that the visual had a lot to live up to.  Thankfully, director Taz Tron Delix’ video is fittingly brilliant.  Bathed in Ragz’ signature pink/purple hew, the track’s plodding bassline and pitched-affected vocals are accompanied by a series of bright, striking vignettes.  Stream below via YouTube.

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SPORTING LIFE – NOTHING TO HIDE [FT. DEV HYNES & WIKI]

Track one on Sporting Life’s superb ‘Slam Dunk Vol. 3‘ features bars from Ratking band-mate Wiki and vocals from Dev Hynes [aka Blood Orange].  A few month’s after the project’s release, the three return with a visual for ‘Nothing To Hide’, which features the producer and Hynes playing basketball, interspersed with glitching graphics and footage of Wiki…