GIGGS – 187

If you follow Giggs on Instagram you might just have noticed that he’s got a new album coming out.  The first taste of them album ‘Big Bad’, which drops tomorrow, is ‘187’, which is the police code for murder.  The video features a very big and bad Giggs under attack as he wreaks havoc in…

FREDDIE GIBBS & MADLIB – FLAT TUMMY TEA

Released in 2014, Freddie Gibbs and Madlib’s ‘Pinata‘ was an instant cult classic, and rumours that the pair would be releasing a follow-up have been rife ever since.  New track ‘Flat Tummy Tea’ is the first to come from the duo’s forthcoming album ‘Bandana’, which will be released as a partnership between Keep Cool/Columbia &…

SLOWTHAI – PEACE OF MIND

‘Only Slowthai could snap this hard about literally sleeping,’ reads the top YouTube comment on the Northampton MC’s new video.  ‘Peace Of Mind’ is as much a song about respite as it is about the relentlessly restless nature of a busy mind.  It’s not nearly as Punk as last single ‘Doorman‘; driving, distorted bass guitar…

IAMDDB – WOKEUPTOFLEXX

Manchester’s IAMDDB releases new single ‘Wokeuptoflexxx [WUTF],’ which comes from her fifth EP ‘SWERVVVVV.5’ [February 22]. Produced by Drae Da Skimask, ‘WUTF’ is characteristically smooth and sleek; all piano refrains and skittering hi-hats belying some fairly confrontational statements from DDB: “Fuck ’em all / I’mma win and win ’til I burst / Fuck it, coming…

A$AP ROCKY – KIDS TURNED OUT FINE [VIDEO]

Reportedly A$AP Rocky’s favourite track on new album ‘TESTING‘, ‘Kids Turned Out Fine’ is the latest track to receive the visual treatment from Director Dexter Navy. The video “represents the transition from childhood to adulthood and all of the questions parents confront in raising their children,” told on acid from Rocky’s experimental point of view.…

SKEPTA – WISH YOU WERE HERE

Popcorn at the ready.  Skepta drops a new track ‘Wish You Were Here’, a diss track explicitly aimed at fellow Grime legend Wiley, who recently took aim at Skepta for collaborating with Dizzee Rascal, with whom Wiley has long since had beef.  The new track riffs on the fact that Wiley [famed for his no-shows]…

KOJEY RADICAL – 25 FT. KZ

Kojey Radical teams up with long-term collaborator KZ on new track ’25’, his first release since last year’s album ‘IN GOD’S BODY‘.  In essence, it’s a celebration of what he’s managed to achieve at the age of just 25: “I’ve had a little bit of time and reflect as of late, a younger version of me…