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…

NAS – THE LOST TAPES 2

‘The Lost Tapes 2’ is a compilation of previously unreleased tracks by legendary New York MC, Nas, taken from recording sessions for his previous four albums; ‘Hip Hop Is Dead,’ ‘Untitled,’ ‘Life Is Good’ and NASIR. The last instalment in the series came in 2002, and this time around tracks left on the cutting room…

DÁMÌ SULE – THIS LOVE I HAVE

At just three tracks, Dámì Sule’s ‘This Love I Have’ doesn’t ask for much of your time, but it truly deserves it. MAARS-produced opener ‘You Could Be The One’ brims with a shuffling Funk that’s completely infectious, as is ’80s-imbued bubbler ‘With You.’  Think Anderson .Paak meets the likes of Pomo & Kaytranada, via Kojey…