GIGGS – BIG BAD…

Giggs’ follows up last year’s ‘Wamp 2 Dem‘ mixtape with new album ‘Big Bad…’ . The heavyweight record features Gashi, Jadakiss, Kristian Hamilton, Theophilus London, Labrinth, Ghetts, Lil Yatchy, French Montana, Swizz Beatz and Wretch 32.  It’s a slightly more polished version of Giggs we hear on ‘Big Bad…’; it’s the kind of album that…

JMZ – INTERNATIONAL

JMZ’s new track was inspired by being on the road while chasing his dream; “that feeling that “home” is fleeting.” Compared to his previous work there’s a lot more going on structurally. Although every bit as hypnotic, this new single from the British beatmaker switches things up in a whole new way; introducing changes of…

DAVE – BLACK

Dave makes a huge statement on new track ‘Black,’ the first official single to come from his debut studio album ‘Psychodrama’ [March 8]. It’s also the first solo offering from the South Londoner this year. The track is as much a celebration of what it is to be black as it is a treatise on…

GIGGS – 187

If you follow Giggs on Instagram you might just have noticed that he’s got a new album coming out.  The first taste of them album ‘Big Bad’, which drops tomorrow, is ‘187’, which is the police code for murder.  The video features a very big and bad Giggs under attack as he wreaks havoc in…

FREDDIE GIBBS & MADLIB – FLAT TUMMY TEA

Released in 2014, Freddie Gibbs and Madlib’s ‘Pinata‘ was an instant cult classic, and rumours that the pair would be releasing a follow-up have been rife ever since.  New track ‘Flat Tummy Tea’ is the first to come from the duo’s forthcoming album ‘Bandana’, which will be released as a partnership between Keep Cool/Columbia &…

GODS OF RAP – WU-TANG CLAN, DE LA SOUL & PUBLIC ENEMY ON TOUR

Yep, you read that right.  Three of Hip Hop’s all-time greatest super groups are coming together to play three UK shows in London, Manchester and Glasgow in celebration of the respective anniversaries of their most seminal albums.  This once in a lifetime tour marks the anniversary of Wu-Tang Clan’s ‘Enter The Wu-Tang 36 Chambers’, Public…

SLOWTHAI – PEACE OF MIND

‘Only Slowthai could snap this hard about literally sleeping,’ reads the top YouTube comment on the Northampton MC’s new video.  ‘Peace Of Mind’ is as much a song about respite as it is about the relentlessly restless nature of a busy mind.  It’s not nearly as Punk as last single ‘Doorman‘; driving, distorted bass guitar…