PRINCESS NOKIA – EVERYTHING IS BEAUTIFUL / EVERYTHING SUCKS

New York’s Princess Nokia presents two albums, ‘Everything Is Beautiful’ and ‘Everything Sucks,’ a double album project exploring her own duality.  The latter was reportedly made in 10 days with producer Chris Lare [aka owwwls], and is “a brash, ruthless and insistent collection,” while the former “a representation of the sensitive, feminine side of the…

MAC MILLER – GOOD NEWS

Before his untimely death in September 2018, Mac Miller was reportedly working on a sister project to his fifth studio album ‘Swimming‘ entitled ‘Circles’. “At the time of his passing, Malcolm was well into the process of recording his companion album to ‘Swimming’, entitled Circles,” reads the official statement from his family.  “Two different styles…

RAGZ ORIGINALE – 4AM [FT. ELIZA]

Ragz Originale offers up ‘4am’, a new track featuring Eliza [formerly Eliza Doolittle]. The slow jam is the first taste of an upcoming project entitled ‘txt ur x’, centred around that late night call from a lover.  Stream the Charlotte Toon-directed video below via YouTube.

MS BANKS – THE COLDEST WINTER EVER PT. 2

Ms Banks follows up last year’s ‘The Coldest Winter Ever‘ with part two; a 12 track project featuring Tiggs Da Author, Moelogo, Kida Kudz & Geko.  The south-east Londoner’s switches gears from a more menacing brand of trap to upbeat Afropop with ease.  Originally slated for a release earlier this year in May, the project…

STORMZY – AUDACITY [FT. HEADIE ONE]

With his second album ‘H.I.T.H’ due for release this Friday, Stormzy drops a new track featuring Headie One. Big Mike’s not suffering fools gladly on ‘Audacity’: “Mad man, they go mad for me / Who the fuck went and gassed you up? / Like you’re good enough to be clashing me? / Oh please stop…

KANYE WEST – CLOSED ON SUNDAY

Kanye West releases a new video for ‘Closed On Sunday’ and it’s a family affair. The latest visual to come from new album ‘Jesus Is King’ features Kanye alongside Kim Kardashian, their three children and a host of Kardashians and Jenners, as well as his Sunday Service choir – all decked out in Yeezy Supply…

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…