ELLIE PROHAN & FRIENDS @ THE MINISTRY

Radio Broadcaster, Events Host and International R&B / Hip Hop DJ Ellie Prohan can usually be found on the airwaves at female-led radio station, Foundation FM. This Thursday 21st March she’s bringing together a full line-up of exciting female DJs for a special night at London’s The Ministry. The mix of DJs is eclectic; with…

RAGZ ORIGINALE – PROOF READ

Ragz Originale returns to his full length debut ‘Nature‘, released October last year, with a new visual for the album’s second track ‘Proof Read’.  The video comes directed and produced by Stuupid and is centered around dimly lit club performances that match the track’s subdued production.  Stream below via YouTube.

JAY PRINCE – WONDER [VIDEO]

Jay Prince follows up ‘Beamlight‘ with another Filmawi-directed video rom recent EP, ‘Wonder’.  This time it’s the laid-back title track that gets the visual treatment, which sees Prince spending the day in London dressed in a space suit, obviously.  Stream below via YouTube, check out the ‘Wonder’ EP here.

MS BANKS – SNACK

Ms Banks follows up recent single ‘Hood Bitch‘ with ‘Snack’.  The Afrobeats-indebted new track features vocals from Nigerian Afropop artist Kida Kudz, and feels like Ms Banks’ best shot at crossing through to the mainstream to date.  Whilst the braggadocious ‘Hood Bitch’ saw her spit ferocious bars over a hard beat from Splurgeboys, ‘Snack’ is…

LITTLE SIMZ – GREY AREA

“At the time I was writing, I was in a very confusing headspace,” Little Simz told The Guardian of her third studio album. “Everything was in this weird area, and it was all a shade of grey. Being in your mid-twenties feels like a strange place to be. I’m still discovering myself and things are…

2 CHAINZ – RAP OR GO TO THE LEAGUE

‘Rap or Go to the League’ is 2 Chainz’ fifth studio album, its title a reference to the misconception of young African-American men that their only options for success are as rappers or athletes [see also Biggie’s ‘Things Done Changed‘.  2 Chainz himself was a high school and college basketball player before ultimately deciding to…

IAMDDB – SWERVVVVV.5

Manchester’s IAMDDB releases the fifth and final instalment in a collection EPs she’s been drip-feeding us since 2016. ‘SWERVVVVV.5’ continues to expand her sleek, downtempo R&B sound, merging it with gritty, braggadocious lyricism. and ‘SWERVVVVV.5’ has much more to offer on the same wave, re-introducing urban jazz, a throwback to the future, ‘SWERVVVVV.5’ mixes old…