DANNY BROWN – DIRTY LAUNDRY

Danny Brown drops new single ‘Dirty Laundry’ alongside details of a new album entitled ‘uknowhatimsayin¿.’  The track comprises a lilting beat courtesy of Q-Tip, over which Brown inhabits a kind of low-life character, who recounts tales of drug abuse and strip shows. ‘Dirty Laundry’ comes complete with a highly entertaining, Simon Cahn-directed visual that’s definitely…

STORMZY – SOUNDS OF THE SKENG

Stormzy teased new single ‘Sounds of the Skeng’ with a photo of him boxing last week.  While the tabloids speculated whether or not this was a reference to his recent ex-girlfriend’s new friendship with boxer Anthony Joshua, Stormzy remained quiet and let the music do the talking.  ‘Sounds of The Skeng’ is a Sir Spyro-produced…

GOLDLINK – U SAY [FT. TYLER, THE CREATOR & JAY PRINCE]

‘U Say’ comes as the third single from Goldlink’s upcoming album ‘DIASPORA,’ featuring vocals on the hook from the UK’s Jay Prince and bars from none other than Tyler, The Creator. The track fuses mellow instrumentation underpinned by an infectious beat straight out of the Baile Funk handbook, as the three muse on past escapades…

JELANI BLACKMAN – CHEERS

Jelani Blackman raises a glass to the events, people and places that have contributed to his experience thusfar on new track ‘Cheers’.  It’s a personal and yet universal reminder to take stock; “Cheers to the sunshine and the rum punch / Cheers to my family, cheers to my mum / Cheers to the grey skies…

HAICH BER NA – NOWHERE LIKE IT

Haich Ber Na [formerly Haich] has clearly been busy behind the scenes since the release of his debut EP ‘Unbalanced’ last year.  New single ‘Nowhere Like It’ is sparse and experimental, written, recorded and mixed by himself at his home studio based in Lewisham, South London, with vocals and bass parts added by close collaborator…

CHANCE THE RAPPER – THE BIG DAY

It’s hard to believe given his status, but ‘The Big Day’ is actually Chance the Rapper’s debut studio album. His fourth solo project features the likes of Timbaland, Gucci Mane, Megan Thee Stallion, Justin Vernon, Francis and the Lights, Shawn Mendes and Nicki Minaj, and is a departure from his signature Gospel sound relative to…

JELANI BLACKMAN – BRIXTON

“I always hated talking about my personal life in music,” explains Jelani Blackman.  “It made me feel too exposed and vulnerable so I just wrote things that kind of related to me but nothing specific. Starting to get better at sharing cos I realise you just have to be honest with yourself.”  To that end,…