OSCAR #WORLDPEACE – NO WHITE GOD

We named Oscar #Worldpeace one of our ones to watch this year after 2017’s ‘Recluse’ EP left us with our jaws on the floor.  Last week, the North London MC announced that his next body of work would be coming May 11, its titled ‘IC3’ referencing the code used by police to describe the ethnicity of black suspects. …

HALEEK MAUL – BLESSAI

Brooklyn-born, Barbados-raised rapper Haleek Maul drops the first track from upcoming EP ‘In Permanence’ [May 11] in the form of ‘Blessai’.  The lead single from the seven track offering is dense with detail; production made of layer upon layer of challenging production, over which Maul delicately places poignant, perfectly poised bars.  Fans of Kojey Radical…

IAMDDB – RUNNING [VIDEO]

IAMDDB drops off another new visual from her acclaimed ‘Hoodrich Vol. 3’ in the form of ‘Running.’ Shot by regular collaborator KC Locke, the new video sees her leave her native Manchester and take some time out in the deserts of Marrakech. With a fourth instalment of the ‘Hoodrich’ mixtape series on the way, we’re…

ALCATRZ – SEXY

Italy’s Alcatrz is a very interesting proposition indeed.  Debut single ‘Sexy’ is a swaggering, synth-pop / Hip Hop crossover released via his own independent label Digital Pop Records.  Both the track and self-directed visual are so dripping with lo-fi, condfident camp that they’re instantly intriguing.  The track is the first to come from the artist’s upcoming…

FLATBUSH ZOMBIES – VACATION IN HELL

‘Vacation in Hell’ is Flatbush Zombies’ second studio album [‘3001: A Spaced Odyssey‘ came first] and sixth project overall.  Flatbush’s resident weirdos announced the album back in January 31, and have released it alongside a hilarious short film and equally funny late night talk show.  The new LP comprises nineteen tracks in total and finds…

A$AP ROCKY – A$AP FOREVER

‘A$AP Forever’ is the first official single to come from A$AP Rocky’s upcoming album ‘TESTING’. Having premiered it on Fallon Tonight, Flacko dropped off a new video too for the Wu-Tang referencing, Moby-sampling track shortly afterward. Stream below via YouTube.