STORMZY – GANG SIGNS & PRAYER [SHORT FILM]

Stormzy has released the long-awaited short film to accompany his debut album ‘Gang Signs & Prayer‘.  “Young youts like myself, that grow up in the hood, we often don’t know that we are actually the masters of our own destiny,” says Stormzy. “There are so many things that steer us in the wrong direction however,…

SKEPTA – HYPOCRISY [VIDEO]

After the consistently brilliant visuals from last album ‘Konnichiwa’, you’d have been forgiven for thinking that the artwork for new single ‘Hypocrisy’ was a joke.  Having no shared the decidedly kitsch video, it now starts to make sense.  Directed by himself amd BBBK collaborator Matt Walker, the video features Skepta alongside some retro karaoke-singing dancers…

FREDDIE GIBBS – CRUSHED GLASS

Freddie Gibbs is back, announcing new album ‘You Only Live 2wice’ [March 31] with new track and video ‘Crushed Glass’.  The video sees Gangsta Gibbs wake up face down in a desert, pick himself up and walk his way out, only to wake up in prison after night falls. Two days before the track’s release, Gibbs…

LOYLE CARNER – THE ISLE OF ARRAN

Loyle Carner pairs recent single ‘The Isle of Arran’ with a new video which portrays the struggles surrounding young fatherhood, directed by Georgia Hudson.  “A lot of my boys haven’t had the best relationships with their pops” says Carner, “but it’s getting to the point where some of them are becoming fathers themselves. With this…

THISISDA – THE SUFFERBUS

The syrupy beat from Eyedress coupled with ThisisDA’s relaxed flow made ‘The Sufferbus’ one of the highlights of the British MC’s most recent EP ‘21 & Done‘. Thanks to animator Antonia Blakeman, the track has been re-imagined into a suitably trippy, lo-fi visual. “In early discussions we pictured ThisisDA ‘slipping and gripping’ on a coin and…

BADBADNOTGOOD – CHOMPY’S PARADISE

BADBADNOTGOOD release a new video for ‘Chompy’s Paradise’, a track taken from their latest album, ‘IV‘.  The Connor Crawford-directed “low budget thriller” stars the band’s saxophonist Leland Whitty, whose instrument tutors him in a bomb diffusion class.  As it turns out, Whitty is a mere pawn in the saxophone’s dastardly plan to secure himself a place in…

TOURIST – TOO LATE [VIDEO]

Taken from his exceptional album ‘U‘, Tourist’s ‘Too Late’ now receives the visual treatment in the form of a beautifully shot live set from the British producer.  Fittingly, the James Lewis-directed video is accompanied by the announcement that Tourist will be heading out on a North American tour before returning to play four shows in the UK.…