LITTLE SHALIMAR – RUBBLE KINGS: THE ALBUM

Mass Appeal-released documentary ‘Rubble Kings’ chronicles the rise of New York gang culture in the 1960s and ’70s.  Told by a selection of its surviving members, its a story of perpetual violence and cyclical crime and gang culture.  It was this very culture, however, that fostered the conditions under which the likes of Afrika Bambaataa and DJ…

RATED AWARDS – THE NOMINEES

GRM Daily have teamed up with KA Drinks to deliver the Rated Awards; “a brand new music award ceremony to celebrate and recognise the best of British urban talent.”  The nominees have just been announced and the winners will be chosen by you, the fans.  With a month to go until the star-studded ceremony at Clapham…

KA – DAYS WITH DR. YEN LO

From the days spent with Dr. Yen Lo, we’ve already seen Ka’s ‘Day 0‘, ‘Day 3‘, and ‘Day 912‘, and a new video cuts back to ‘Day 70‘, during which the Brownsville MC plays Scrabble with the mysterious subject from ‘Days With Dr. Yen Lo’.  The album is now out in full, and is every bit…

KA – DAY 912

As Ka skips from ‘Day 3‘ to ‘Day 912’, we still have absolutely no idea who the eponymous Dr. Yen Lo is, or why on earth the Brownsville MC is spending the best part of three years with him.  Regardless, ‘Day 912’ comes as the third visual installment from upcoming album ‘Days With Dr. Yen Lo’ and…

KA – DAY 3

After releasing ‘Day 0‘ and a teaser trailer for his upcoming album ‘Days With Dr. Yen Lo’, Ka skips forward to ‘Day 3’.  The new video continues the black and white theme for this mysterious new project from the Brownsville MC, in which every scene is filled with spectacularly sleek imagery.  The track is suitably low…

KA – JUNGLE

Taken from his outstanding third album ‘The Night’s Gambit’, Ka releases the visuals for ‘Jungle’.  The track features some nice bluesy guitars and strings, but what is really great is that Ka’s understated approach to rap is applied not only to his lyrics and the production but also to the visuals.  Watch below via YouTube.

BENGA X KANO – FOREFATHER [Video]

One of the UK’s most innovative producers and a true ‘Forefather’ of the grime scene hook up for this track, on which Kano celebrates his grime heritage.  It is these kinds of collaborations that keep the UK music scene fresh and exciting, as well as continually evolving, rather than the standard deviation of grime artists…