EARL SWEATSHIRT – FEET OF CLAY

A year after his last album, ‘Some Rap Songs‘, Earl Sweatshirt drops a new seven track project in the form of ‘Feet of Clay.’  Largely self-produced, the album features Haiti’s Mach-Hommy, emerging phenom Mavi, and comes with additional production from Alchemist and Ovrkast.  Feet of Clay arrives just one year after the release of Earl’s…

GANG STARR – ONE OF THE BEST YET

The legendary Gang Starr released a historic new album this year. ‘One Of The Best Yet’ is their first in 16 years, and their 7th studio album. Comprised of brand new DJ Premier beats and previously unreleased, posthumous vocals from Guru. OOTBY features guests appearances from J. Cole, Royce da 5’9″, Talib Kweli, M.O.P., and…

AMUN – SETTLING SCORES

We fell in love with Amun’s sound having heard ‘Not Everything,’ a soulful yet hard-hitting cut from here debut EP ‘Separate‘.  A year later, having since signed with Sony imprint Since ’93, the West London singer and rapper is back with fresh new material in the form of ‘Settling Scores.’  The six track EP reflects…

HAICH BER NA – EVERYWHERE’S HOME

Haich Ber Na’s new EP ‘Everywhere’s Home’ is a fascinating hybrid from an artist who wears his influences on his sleeve.  Opener ‘Forgetful‘, for example, is a musical shape-shifter; luring you in as an ambient dance cut, but just as you’re hoodwinked into thinking it’s some kind of Indie-Pop a la Metronomy, it’s punctuated with…

DANNY BROWN – UKNOWHATIMSAYIN¿

Danny Brown is back with new album ‘uknowhatimsayin¿’, three years after the Detroit rapper’s highly acclaimed ‘Atrocity Exhibition‘.  The new project finds Brown retaining his singular style, quirky humour, unflinching honesty and innovative approach, and comes executive-produced by Q-Tip, and with features from Run The Jewels, Blood Orange, Obongjayar, JPEGMAFIA.  Stream below via Spotify.

KANO – HOODIES ALL SUMMER

Kano’s sixth studio album ‘Hoodies All Summer’ comes after a three year hiatus following his last LP ‘Made In The Manor.’  Kano, one of Grime’s “old guard” re-enforces his vital importance in the scene with an album that addresses the nation; it’s fiery and provocative, but more considered and precise, potentially, than anything the genre…