STORMZY – HEAVY IS THE HEAD

Stormzy’s sophomore album comes in the form of ‘Heavy Is the Head,’ a 16 track collection featuring singles ‘Vossi Bop,’ ‘Wiley Flow,’ ‘Crown‘ and ‘Own It.’  The album’s title and central theme explores the weight of expectation on Big Mike following his recent successes.  It’s a kind of humble brag that allows Stormzy to make…

STORMZY – AUDACITY [FT. HEADIE ONE]

With his second album ‘H.I.T.H’ due for release this Friday, Stormzy drops a new track featuring Headie One. Big Mike’s not suffering fools gladly on ‘Audacity’: “Mad man, they go mad for me / Who the fuck went and gassed you up? / Like you’re good enough to be clashing me? / Oh please stop…

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…