FUDGE – LADY PARTS

Lex Records duo Fudge release ‘Lady Parts’, the first collaborative album from MC Michael Christmas and producer Prefuse 73.  The story goes that the project [featuring singles ‘In My Shoes‘, ‘Popstar Sh*t‘ and ‘These Saturdays‘ came together “during several sessions in the summer and fall of 2015 at Nick Hook’s Green Point studio.  Prefuse 73 brought along a hard drive…

STICKY BLOOD – I.D.

Sheffield-based production duo Sticky Blood release ‘I.D.’, the title track from their upcoming debut EP.  The pair is comprised of Arctic Monkey’s Andy Nicholson and Jamie Shieldand, who have recruited up-and-coming Grime MC Ajay Carter on ‘I.D.: “We wanted a much harder track on our debut EP which had a heavy percussive element. We designed the…

PREP – CHEAPEST FLIGHT

Although their individual names are as-yet unknown, we do know that PREP is a four-piece band comprised of a Hip Hop producer, a classical composer, a house DJ and a singer/songwriter whose individual credits include Drake, Foxes and Raleigh Ritchie.  Their first single, ‘Cheapest Flight’ is an undeniably smooth number that would certainly slot neatly into…

SEA MOYA – SLOW DOWN

Sea Moya released their challenging debut track ‘Do Things‘ back in March, which they now follow up with the far more accessible ‘Slow Down’.  You’d never guess from the sleek, glossy nature of the new track, but the German three piece have only been together for six months.  The band describe the track as being “like when…

JAY PRINCE – TAKE YOUR TIME

Since releasing the superb ‘BeFor Our Time‘ at the beginning of this year, we haven’t heard much in the way of new music from Jay Prince; the East Londoner has been busy travelling the world with LA-based collective Soulection.  Today though, Annie Mac premieres a new track from Prince, produced by IAMNOBODI [who co-produced ‘BeFor Our Time‘],…

NOBILITY – AUSTEN POWERS

Threateningly minimal, this might just be the best production we’ve heard from Nobility yet.  With entertaining flows more than capable of matching the beat’s intensity, the Naperville MC/producer has more than proved his progression since his full-length debut ‘State Of Mind‘ last August.  The track is his fourth single release [following ‘Old Ways‘, ‘Uncle‘ and ‘Floss‘] since then,…

VINCE STAPLES – NORF NORF

Vince Staples’ upcoming album ‘Summertime ’06’ was recently made available to stream via NPR, and it’s full release date [June 30] is tantalisingly close.  To that effect, Vinny Stapes releases a new track entitled ‘Norf Norf’, which sees the Long Beach MC emotively deliver bars in his excellently-crafted, socially-aware style.  The accompanying is simple; a still…