LOYLE CARNER – A LITTLE LATE EP

Initially scheduled to drop in March, Loyle Carner’s ‘A Little Late’ EP is indeed a little late.  Nevertheless, it is undoubtedly one of our favourites this summer.  Carner’s individual, raw style makes the six-track EP (which includes singles ‘Cantona’ and ‘Sea Shells’).  Carner’s King Krule-esque style is earning him plenty of attention at the minute, and we can’t wait to…

JESSE JAMES SOLOMON – JESSE FROM SE

  Jesse James finally drops his first EP ‘Jesse From SE’.  The four track EP combines James’ (Solomon’s) mellow, low-key vocals with some wavey beats.  We also hear a collaboration with Rejjie Snow on third track ,’TIDES’.  Most definitely worth the long wait, the EP lives up to the Soloman’s reputation for being among the best that the…

KIRK KNIGHT FT DYEMOND LEWIS – EXTORTION [VIDEO]

Kirk Knight and Dyemond Lewis of Pro Era present us with new visuals for ‘Extortion’, taken from their Scion AV-released EP, ‘The Shift‘.  The video sees the two perform under a bridge while KNOWUSE add some static glitches and clever photography tricks to elevate this from the ordinary.  Stream below via YouTube.

YG – BICKEN BACK BEING BOOL [VIDEO]

 Four months after the release of YG’s debut album, ‘MYKRAZYLIFE’, the Compton MC has supplemented fifth track ‘Bicken Back Being Bool’ with a gripping video, portraying the violence of a gang culture in Southside LA.  The video begins with a one and a half minute spoke word verse, followed by the entertaining visuals of the everyday life…

MAC MILLER – MELT [FT. SCHOOLBOY Q]

  Mac Miller and ScHoolboy Q collaborate to bring us another mellow track. Produced by Pete Rock, the smooth, jazz-inspired instrumental is perfect for Mac Miller’s raspy vocal and Q’s lyricism.  Stream the tune below via SoundCloud.

FLYOBEATS X L SKINS – LOUD PACK EP

  Flyobeats and L Skins link up yet again to provide us with more smooth Hip-Hop tunes in the form of the ‘Loud Pack’ EP.  The four tracks showcase Flyobeats’ wavey instrumentals, combined with L Skins’ raw delivery.  Stream the EP below via SoundCloud.

KOJEY RADICAL – DEAR DAISY: OPIUM

Combining exceptional intellect and divine lyricism, Kojey Radical uses his exceptionally extensive vocabulary to spread his messages of love and religion through his spoken word poetry.  The likes of Melo-Zed and KZ conjure up a mixture of Hip Hop and Jazz-inspired instrumentals tracks to accompany Radical’s passionate verses.  Stream the EP below via SoundCloud.  

REJJIE SNOW – NIGHTS OVER GEORGIA [VIDEO]

Originally bringing us ‘Nights Over Georgia‘ in late December, Rejjie Snow has now supplemented the Jazz-inspired track with an accompanying visual.  The video is as humorous as it is disturbing – directed by Noah Lee, we see Rejjie stride through the backstage area of a TV studio, eventually arriving at his own stage.  His upcoming debut album ,’Dear Annie’, is due for release…

LITTLE SIMZ – BARS SIMZON

With artists such as Amplify Dot, Lady Leshurr and RoxXxan, more and more talented female MC’s in Britain are finally being recognised.  Little Simz (aka ‘Bars Simzon’) has defined herself as one of the best female artists in the country, combining her raw lyricism with her ferocious delivery in one energetic verse.  The music video is equally…

HAWK HOUSE – CHILL PILL [EXPERIMENT 2]

The South London trio are back with another smooth Hip Hop joint ‘Chill Pill’ (produced by Division Paris), off their new EP ‘A Handshake To The Brain’.  This track brings a modern-day, British Fugees feel, combining the smooth rhymes of brothers Sam and Eman Gboyega with the breathtaking vocals of Demae Wodu.  Thomas Rhazi’s visuals are presented in black and white…