VINCE STAPLES – FM!

FM! is Vince Staples’ third studio album, following 2015’s ‘Summertime ’06‘ and 2017’s ‘Big Fish Theory‘.  Released via Def Jam, the album comes primarily produced by Kenny Beats, and features the likes of Jay Rock, Kehlani, Earl Sweatshirt, Buddy and Tyga, among others.  Framed as a radio station takeover, ‘FM!’ features recurring skits hosted by…

STORMZY – CIGARETTES & CUSH [VIDEO]

Stormzy’s new video for Kehlani-featured ‘Gang Signs & Prayer‘ cut ‘Cigarettes & Cush’ begins simply enough; following the track’ narrative a Big Mike return home from a hard day to smoke a joint with his girlfriend [played by Andrea Ali].  Things soon get complicated though, as the DAPS-directed visual take a turn into a mini-movie.…

CASHMERE CAT – 9

Cashmere Cat’s ‘9’ as a particularly star-studded release, featuring collaborations with the likes of The Weeknd, Kehlani, Ariana Grande & Selena Gomez.  It’s an interesting approach; fusing his other-worldly, experimental production with a selection of mainstream vocalists to produce some incredibly compelling, left-of-centre Pop music.  Stream below via Spotify, click here to download via iTunes.

STORMZY – GANG SIGNS & PRAYER

Having absolutely floored us with album’s first single ‘Big For Your Boots‘, the expectations placed on Stormzy’s debut album could not have been higher.  It’s clear right from track one, however, that the South Londoner isn’t going to disappoint.  ‘First Things First’ sets the tone of the album; he’s progressed and matured immensely since he blew…

KEHLANI – THE WAY [FT. CHANCE, THE RAPPER]

Oakland songstress Kehlani dropped her new album, ‘You Should Be Here’, last night.  In a fairly transparent bid to open the collection up to a slightly different audience, track number six has a feature from none other than Chance, The Rapper.  If that sentence sounded pejorative, you only need to take a listen to the tape [which…