GUEST MIX: DJ SKY

DJ Sky [Safiya Yekwai] is a London based DJ, stylist and tastemaker specialising in a range of UK sounds from Grime to Hip-Hop to Afrobeat and R&B. She’s played at some of London’s best clubs and hosted on Rinse FM and NTS, and now she’s here! In between styling for the likes of Stormzy &…

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…

LAZY H – WHERE’S BILL?

North London’s Lazy H releases new EP ‘Where’s Bill?’ via technicolour beats imprint Stereoptico.  The seven track project traverses genre with ease.  Dexterously flitting between Future Bass, glitchy instrumental Hip Hop and experimental Electronica, it feels as though it settles into a rhythm somewhere around track five.  But no – the frenetic ‘You Don’t Want…

DAVE – PAPER CUTS

Originally previewed live on Dave’s Instagram back in April, Dave reveals new track ‘Paper Cuts’. The first track since his Mercury Prize winning album ‘Psychodrama’ comes produced by Ghosty, who provides the closest thing to a straight Drill beat we’ve heard Dave on yet. Stream below via SoundCloud.

EARL SWEATSHIRT – FEET OF CLAY

A year after his last album, ‘Some Rap Songs‘, Earl Sweatshirt drops a new seven track project in the form of ‘Feet of Clay.’  Largely self-produced, the album features Haiti’s Mach-Hommy, emerging phenom Mavi, and comes with additional production from Alchemist and Ovrkast.  Feet of Clay arrives just one year after the release of Earl’s…

GANG STARR – ONE OF THE BEST YET

The legendary Gang Starr released a historic new album this year. ‘One Of The Best Yet’ is their first in 16 years, and their 7th studio album. Comprised of brand new DJ Premier beats and previously unreleased, posthumous vocals from Guru. OOTBY features guests appearances from J. Cole, Royce da 5’9″, Talib Kweli, M.O.P., and…