PRINCESS NOKIA – EVERYTHING IS BEAUTIFUL / EVERYTHING SUCKS

New York’s Princess Nokia presents two albums, ‘Everything Is Beautiful’ and ‘Everything Sucks,’ a double album project exploring her own duality.  The latter was reportedly made in 10 days with producer Chris Lare [aka owwwls], and is “a brash, ruthless and insistent collection,” while the former “a representation of the sensitive, feminine side of the…

MAC MILLER – GOOD NEWS

Before his untimely death in September 2018, Mac Miller was reportedly working on a sister project to his fifth studio album ‘Swimming‘ entitled ‘Circles’. “At the time of his passing, Malcolm was well into the process of recording his companion album to ‘Swimming’, entitled Circles,” reads the official statement from his family.  “Two different styles…

RAGZ ORIGINALE – 4AM [FT. ELIZA]

Ragz Originale offers up ‘4am’, a new track featuring Eliza [formerly Eliza Doolittle]. The slow jam is the first taste of an upcoming project entitled ‘txt ur x’, centred around that late night call from a lover.  Stream the Charlotte Toon-directed video below via YouTube.

MS BANKS – THE COLDEST WINTER EVER PT. 2

Ms Banks follows up last year’s ‘The Coldest Winter Ever‘ with part two; a 12 track project featuring Tiggs Da Author, Moelogo, Kida Kudz & Geko.  The south-east Londoner’s switches gears from a more menacing brand of trap to upbeat Afropop with ease.  Originally slated for a release earlier this year in May, the project…

STORMZY – HEAVY IS THE HEAD

Stormzy’s sophomore album comes in the form of ‘Heavy Is the Head,’ a 16 track collection featuring singles ‘Vossi Bop,’ ‘Wiley Flow,’ ‘Crown‘ and ‘Own It.’  The album’s title and central theme explores the weight of expectation on Big Mike following his recent successes.  It’s a kind of humble brag that allows Stormzy to make…

KAYTRANADA – BUBBA

Having announced it mere days before it’s release, Kaytranada releases new album ‘BUBBA.’ It’s the first to come from Canadian beatsmith since 2016’s ‘99.9%’, and his second album to date. This time around, we see features from the likes of Iman Omari, SiR, Mick Jenkins, Masego, Kali Uchis, Pharrell Williams and longtime collaborator Goldlink. Stream…

STORMZY – AUDACITY [FT. HEADIE ONE]

With his second album ‘H.I.T.H’ due for release this Friday, Stormzy drops a new track featuring Headie One. Big Mike’s not suffering fools gladly on ‘Audacity’: “Mad man, they go mad for me / Who the fuck went and gassed you up? / Like you’re good enough to be clashing me? / Oh please stop…