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…

STORMZY – VOSSI BOP

Stormzy is back with his first solo single since 2017.  The track’s title is inspired by a viral dance move created by a now-suspended twitter account, @NL_Vossi.  Over a dark beat from producer Chris Andoh, Stormz takes shots at Boris Johnson and the British government, and also shouts out girlfriend Maya Jama – calling her…

LORD OF THE MICS 8 KICKS OFF IN LONDON

Lord Of The Mics Volume season was officially declared open as guests boarded a cruise down the River Thames towards Grime’s spiritual home in East London, where the genre originated in the early 2000s. Along the journey, attendees bore witness to an evening hosted by Lord Of The Mics’ co-founder Jammer, kicking off with the…

SLOWTHAI – GORGEOUS [VIDEO]

Slowthai releases a new set of visuals for ‘Gorgeous’, the latest drop to come from his upcoming debut album ‘Nothing Great About Great Britain.’  The video comprises five performance-based vignettes; the first at Sixfield’s Stadium [home of Thai’s local club Northampton FV], the second in a boxing ring, followed by one in a local boozer,…