WILEY – CALL THE SHOTS

‘Call The Shots’ is the first track to come from Wiley’s upcoming follow-up to last year’s ‘Godfather‘, and features Boy Better Know’s JME.  The rough synth in the hook and razor sharp bars from both MCs give this track a classic, early 00s feel – a reminder that Wiley is a true originator of the…

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…

ACTION BRONSON – THE CHAIRMAN’S INTENT

Having already released ‘Let Me Breathe‘, Action Bronson drops another track from ‘Blue Chips 7000’ [August 25].  ‘The Chairman’s Intent’ comes with an insane Rik Cordero-directed video which borrows heavily from 1970s Kung Fu & Blaxploitation films, as Bronson takes on a variety of foes.  Stream below via YouTube.

LUNICE – MAZERATI [VIDEO]

Lunice unveils a new video for recent single ‘Mazerati’, the first track to come from upcoming album ‘CCCLX (360)’.  “This is the first new music from Lunice for 2 years,” say his label, LuckyMe.  “He’s made an album. We finished it this week. We wanted to give you this in the meantime. The record to…

CONTROL, SHIFT – THISISDA

Producer Jakuta provides the Jazz-tinged instrumental for ‘Control, Shift’, the latest track from Bristol MC ThisisDA.  “I was at my boy Jakuta’s place and he said he flipped an old guitar sample he recorded in some time ago.  He played the track and it was exactly the sound I was looking for at the time,”…

808INK – JEEP CHEROKEE [VIDEO]

808INK follow ‘45 With Sam‘ with another visual from last year’s ‘Hungry‘ LP.  Opting to eschew the obvious route, the duo play pool and hang out in a launderette rather than posing next to the SUV-producer’s most successful vehicle.  The video comes just as 808INK & Mumblez Black Charmer’s headline show at London’s Kamio.  Stream below via YouTube.

REJJIE SNOW – FLEXIN

Dublin MC Rejjie Snow adds a visual element to recent single ‘Flexin’, taking a joy ride around his home town in a stolen BMW.  Produced by Rahki and featuring Ebenezer, ‘Flexin’ is is the latest to be taken from Dublin-born Snow’s upcoming studio debut, ‘Dear Annie.’  The track will be released this year on 300 Entertainment, before…