GHETTS – GHETTO GOSPEL: THE NEW TESTAMENT

Despite being an original Grime fixture, Ghetts has never crossed into the mainstream to the extent that the likes of Skepta, Wiley, Kano and Dizzee Rascal, mostly due to a ocmplete lack of interest in the genre’s noughties flirtation with chart Pop.  That hasn’t stopped him assembling something of an all-star cast for new album…

KOJEY RADICAL – 97: PURE

“Music has been my soul’s therapy for quite some time now,” says Kojey Radical of his new double A-side. “Although ’97’ is about the loss of a close friend I want the song to feel like a celebration; something we can both smoke to in heaven. ‘Pure’ is a conversation I would have with myself…

JAY PRINCE – CHERISH

London’s Jay Prince releases his first project since last year’s ‘Late Summers‘.  Titled ‘Cherish’, it’s a celebratory, life-affirming collection.  Comprised of eight tracks it features recent double A sides ‘In The Morning‘ and ‘Motion‘ Kojey Radical collab ‘Love Is‘.  Stream below via SoundCloud.

JAY PRINCE – LOVE IS / GLAM

With very little warning, Jay Prince drops a new A/B side.  First track ‘Love Is’ sees Kojey Radical contribute the perfect counterpoint to the laid-back, celebratory refrain.  B side ‘GLAM’ rests around syncopated percussion and a driving bassline, over which we get singing and bars from Prince, as well as some mellow, pitched-up vocals.  In…

KOJEY RADICAL, MAHALIA & SWINDLE – WATER

Kojey Radical’s new single ‘Water’ features Atlantic vocalist Mahalia and production from Swindle, who add Soulful, Jazzy tinges to his work. “I wrote ‘Water’ to document the moments where ignorance no longer feels like bliss,” says Kojey.  “I wanted the record to feel familiar, like having a conversation with a person you worry about because of…

KOJEY RADICAL – IF ONLY

Kojey Radical’s first track since the superb ‘IN GOD’S BODY‘ is a force to be reckoned with.  With frequent collaborator KZ at the helm, Kojey opens up on the circumstances around the release of his last album.  “Despite how easy it is to keep up appearances I struggled with depression heavily last year,” he says. …

TOP 10 ALBUMS OF 2017

2017 was the year that the world celebrated such triumphs as NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson spending a record-breaking 665 cumulative days in orbit, as well as Salt Bae exhibiting the most majestic seasoning technique known to man.  We also saw the inaugural Fyre Festival fail in spectacular style, and said goodbye to musicians such as…