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…

STORMZY – WILEY FLOW

Stormzy channels the Godfather of Grime on new track, ‘Wiley Flow’: “Bruv, I didn’t look at it this way before, but as I approach my birthday, all you men are my youngers.” On the track, Stormzy borrows flows from ‘Bad Em Up’ and ‘Nightbus Dubplate’ over a menacing instrumental from producer EY. It must be…

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…

STORMZY – CROWN

“My second single ‘Crown’ drops at midnight,’ Stormzy told us on Thursday. “I’ve been struggling to find words to describe how much this song means to me… struggling to explain exactly why I felt the need to say what I’ve said on the record… and can’t quite summarise the journey of emotions the song takes…

SKEPTA – IGNORANCE IS BLISS

Skepta’s fifth studio album and the follow-up to his May 2016’s ‘Konnichiwa’ is here. ‘Ignorance is Bliss’ features fellow UK rappers J Hus, Lancey Foux, and Nafe Smallz, as well as a selection of Skeppy’s Boy Better Know cohorts.  Originally titled ‘SkLEVEL’ [which Skepta has since dubbed a ‘2018 pattern,’ ‘Ignorance is Bliss’ features singles…

SKINNY MALONE – JIGGY NINJA SKINNY

Skinny Malone recently dropped ‘Jiggy Ninja Skinny,’ the first taste of an upcoming EP.  A couple of weeks later he’s back with a video for the statement track courtesy of Director Faceless Villain, which sees the Hackney MC move from vignette to vignette at a pace that matches the cut’s breakneck pace.  Stream below via…

SKEPTA – GREAZE MODE + BULLET FROM A GUN

Having just announced new album ‘Ignorance Is Bliss’ [May 31], Skepta drops two brand new songs from the project; ‘Greaze Mode’ and ‘Bullet From A Gun.’ The former features Luton vocalist Nafe Smallz and is definitely aimed at the turn up, while ‘Bullet From A Gun’ come produced by both Skepta and Ragz Originale, and…