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…

KANO – HOODIES ALL SUMMER

Kano’s sixth studio album ‘Hoodies All Summer’ comes after a three year hiatus following his last LP ‘Made In The Manor.’  Kano, one of Grime’s “old guard” re-enforces his vital importance in the scene with an album that addresses the nation; it’s fiery and provocative, but more considered and precise, potentially, than anything the genre…

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…

NAS – THE LOST TAPES 2

‘The Lost Tapes 2’ is a compilation of previously unreleased tracks by legendary New York MC, Nas, taken from recording sessions for his previous four albums; ‘Hip Hop Is Dead,’ ‘Untitled,’ ‘Life Is Good’ and NASIR. The last instalment in the series came in 2002, and this time around tracks left on the cutting room…

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…

DÁMÌ SULE – THIS LOVE I HAVE

At just three tracks, Dámì Sule’s ‘This Love I Have’ doesn’t ask for much of your time, but it truly deserves it. MAARS-produced opener ‘You Could Be The One’ brims with a shuffling Funk that’s completely infectious, as is ’80s-imbued bubbler ‘With You.’  Think Anderson .Paak meets the likes of Pomo & Kaytranada, via Kojey…