STORMZY – OWN IT [FT. ED SHEERAN & BURNA BOY]

Stormzy season is fully upon us.  This week saw new track ‘Own It’ drop, while Stormzy met fans outside his billboards in Croydon, and ‘H.I.T.H’ projections went up all around London.  With the album now available to pre-order and complete with release date [Dec 13], ‘Own It’ follows previous tracks ‘Wiley Flow‘, ‘Vossi Bop‘ and…

HEAD TO HEAD: AN INTERVIEW WITH POUNDZ

Poundz has become an internet sensation thanks to his latest release via Disturbing London, ‘Opp Thot’.  The video for the track, released on GRM Daily, has amassed almost five million YouTube views in a month, securing the single a top 40 hit.  We may not have seen it coming, but Poundz had a hunch it…

DAVE – PAPER CUTS

Originally previewed live on Dave’s Instagram back in April, Dave reveals new track ‘Paper Cuts’. The first track since his Mercury Prize winning album ‘Psychodrama’ comes produced by Ghosty, who provides the closest thing to a straight Drill beat we’ve heard Dave on yet. Stream below via SoundCloud.

MODEL 86 – DREAM

Model 86 releases ‘Dream,’ a mind-altering, hauntingly melodic track filled with distorted vocal samples and driven forward by a pounding synth bassline.  It’s a greaet example of the kind of innovation we’ve come to expect from the British producer. “‘DREAM’ is about, well… dreaming, and ultimately about people you may miss for whatever reason,” he…

JELANI BLACKMAN – AVERAGE JOE EP

South London rapper Jelani Blackman drops hard-hitting new EP ‘Average Joe’ via his own imprint, 18RECORDS. “The energy on this EP is crazy it makes me want to run through fire,” he says. “The journey to this point has been mad but one of the most rewarding things I’ve done in my life. I learned…

KANYE WEST – FOLLOW GOD [VIDEO]

Kanye West has released a visual accompaniment to ‘Follow God,’ a track taken from recent album ‘Jesus Is King.’  The video sees Ye reconnect with his father on his Wyoming ranch, as the two of them stunt in a Russian ATV [called a Sherp].  A slate at the end of the video explains: “My dad…

FRANK OCEAN – IN MY ROOM

‘In My Room’ is the second single to come from Frank Ocean this year, following recent drop ‘DHL‘ released last month.  As with ‘DHL’ before it, the track comes unannounced, but was this time followed up as a physical 7″ double-sided single, which comes with a remix from Benny Revival.  The track sees a braggadocious…