JELANI BLACKMAN – GO LOW

Jelani Blackman drops a visual for new track ‘Go Low’ Ft. NewAgeMuzik.  Released via AMF Records, ‘Go Low’ kicks off with a lurching, bass-heavy beat over which a tuned-down Blackman drops deep, confident bars leading into an arrestingly simple, infectious hook.  The colourful, dynamic video comes courtesy of London-based creative agency Paq.  “Every video I’ve done so far has been…

NAS – NASIR

‘Nasir’ is the new, self-titled album by New York Rap legend Nas.  The album’s executive producer Kanye West teased the release on Twitter earlier this summer, before its live-streamed premiere last night underneath the Queensboro Bridge in Nas’ native Queens.  With features from The Dream featuring heavily, beats by Ye and of course the seemingly-obligatory…

IAMDDB – DRIPPY

Manchester’s finest and Province ‘one to watch in 2018’ IAMDDB releases new track ‘Drippy’, accompanied by an effortlessly stylish video. A confident statement, it’s the first track to be taken from her forthcoming EP ‘Flight Mode Vol.4’ [June 22] and sees the MC assert herself over a cool, synth-laden beat: “The way I walk, look…

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.

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…