ANDERSON .PAAK – OXNARD

Anderson. Paak’s new album ‘Oxnard’ was mixed and produced by Dr. Dre.  As such, it positively oozes West Coast.  It’s Los Angeles in the late afternoon heat, it’s palm trees on the eponymous Oxnard Beach, and its sound is every bit as in and of the area as any work of Snoop Dogg or N.W.A. …

ANDERSON .PAAK – TINTS [FT. KENDRICK LAMAR]

After teasing the collab on Instagram, Anderson .Paak and Kendrick Lamar have shared new track ‘Tints,’ which premiered on Beats 1 this evening.  Produced by Om’Mas Keith and .Paak himself, ‘Tints’ is the lead single from Anderson .Paak’s forthcoming album ‘Oxnard’, which will be released on Aftermath Entertainment, release date TBA.  What we do know,…

KNOX BROWN – GOOSEBUMPS

Knox Brown is a producer and vocalist from Kingston via Birmingham, whose singles since signing with Virgin EMI have demonstrated an immaculate and inventive approach to production, coupled with some stand-out vocal performances. ‘Goosebumps’ is the third in a series of tracks that he’s releasing every fortnight, and is a track about “the feeling [he]…

SEPARATELY SEPARATE: AN INTERVIEW WITH AMUN

It’s an oppressively hot bank holiday Saturday in a busy, rabbit warren of a flat in North London.  Amun has already picked out her looks and sits patiently amidst the creative chaos; a concert professional at the tender age of 22. She’s serene but upbeat throughout the shoot and our conversation about how she arrived…

AERIEL – MOTION [VIDEO]

Aeriel’s ‘Sad Girls Club‘ is one of our favourite R&B releases of the year so far, a project to which the LA vocalist returns for new video ‘Motion’.  The sensual new visual was created by Lex J, and sees Aeriel perform the sensual slow jam in sultry style. “When I wrote the song I had just started…

AMUN – SEPARATE EP

The first taste of Amun’s debut EP ‘Separate’ came with chic, Beyonce-indebted single ‘So Cold’, but the best introduction by far is her video debut ‘Not Everything‘.  The Link Up TV-premiered visual sees the British-Somali Singer/Songwriter glide around her native London set to the crispest Hip Hop beat.  Although a little rough around the edges…

BISHOP NEHRU – UP UP AND AWAY

With new album ‘Elevators’ due for release March 14, Bishop Nehru follows up ‘Rooftops‘ with a second single, ‘Up Up And Away’.  Not only does the track feature production from Kaytranada, but also a contribution from New York-based duo Lion Babe [performance artist Jillian Hervey and producer and instrumentalist Lucas Goodman aka Astro Raw]. “This…