YOUNG FATHERS – IN MY VIEW

Young Fathers announced that they’d completed work on a new album in November last year with a new track entitled ‘Lord‘.  The trio – Alloysious Massaquoi, Graham ‘G’ Hastings and Kayus Bankole – told us to expect “something typically unique and exhilarating, but leaner, more muscular and self-assured than ever before.”  Today, the album’s title,…

MC NELSON – BY THE RIVER

MC Nelson’s first release of 2018 comes in the form of ‘By The River’, the video for which he premiered live on the big screen via FACT in his native Liverpool.  The aqua-centric video is based around the water of the river Mersey, referenced in the Jazz-indebted track itself, and was accompanied by a short documentary, some behind…

SHIRT – FLIGHT HOME

Introducing SHIRT, the first Rap artist to be signed to Jack White’s label, Third Man Records. On first listen, his debut single ‘Flight Home’ has that instantly familiar, classic New York feel. On closer inspection though, it’s vastly different in almost every way; from its tempo to San Holo’s dreamy melodies. The track comes just…

KENDRICK LAMAR – ALL THE STARS FT. SZA

Kendrick Lamar teams up with fellow TDE signee SZA on new track ‘All The Stars’.  Quite the departure in sounds from his latest album ‘DAMN.‘, ‘All The Stars’ is a pop-tastic, string-filled epic; almost reminiscent of Eminem’s dire pop output circa 2010 [‘Love The Way You Lie’, ‘The Monster’ etc] but far more subdued.  The…

LIL WAYNE – DEDICATION 6

Lil Wayne fans have had quite a wait for ‘Dedication 6’ – it’s been just over four years since the release of its predecessor ‘Dedication 5’.  This time around, Weezy delivers right off the bat with ‘Fly Away’; his take on one of the instrumentals of the year, Kendrick Lamar’s ‘DNA.’, prod. Mike Will Made…