Formula Records and Bluku Music present a new video from D Double E. ‘Like This’ sees the Grime legend expertly deliver some serious humour over a 2-step beat from producer Killjoy, as he generally acts up around London in the visual. Stream below via YouTube.
This Friday sees a selection of acts on London-based label Bad Taste Records take over Dalston Lane’s The Passage. Heading up the line up are producer Lenkemz [check out his recent EP, ‘Feast On, Fools‘], as well as fellow Bad Taste beatmakers Walter Ego, ITOA and Lean Low. Check out the event here.
808INK are on a roll at the minute – new track ‘Blah De Frog’ is their third in the month following the release of their debut EP, ‘Billy’s Home‘. It’s a laid-back, tripped-out number that brings a touch of West Coast G-Funk to South London. Stream below via SoundCloud.
British MC and producer Jay Prince says of new track ‘Heights’: “My first release of the year, collaborated with the homie from Brazil [Deryck Cabrera] on this joint, hope you guys vibe with this one.” Cabrera’s uplifting production, filled with fizzing hi-hats and gentle synths, sounds great underneath Prince’ optimistic bars, which carry with them a…
Gassed at being featured on OVO Sound Radio last night, Lewisham MC Novelist releases new track ‘Break In Your House’. The self-produced track begins with the most rudimental of Grime beats, which quickly escalates into all-out assault as Nov takes the mic. Stream below via SoundCloud.
Shortly after releasing their full-length debut ‘Billy’s Home‘, 808INK drops ‘Peach’ – a loose single that’s very much in a similar vein. It’s another undoubtedly gully cut from the South Londoners, as Mumblez Black Ink flows over a warped, meandering melody and creeping percussion. Stream ‘Peach’ below, click here to download ‘Billy’s Home‘ on iTunes.
Novelist calls new track ‘Street Politican’ “anti-establishment music”. This, coupled with the track’s artwork and the fact that it samples David Cameron’s House of Commons address following the 2011 London riots, doesn’t exactly add up to a subtle account of inner-city political unrest. Grime, however, isn’t about proceeding with caution: Novelist openly vents over an aggressive beat from Fool’s…