GHETTS – GHETTO GOSPEL: THE NEW TESTAMENT

Despite being an original Grime fixture, Ghetts has never crossed into the mainstream to the extent that the likes of Skepta, Wiley, Kano and Dizzee Rascal, mostly due to a ocmplete lack of interest in the genre’s noughties flirtation with chart Pop.  That hasn’t stopped him assembling something of an all-star cast for new album…

WILEY – GODFATHER II

Wiley’s follow-up to last year’s ‘Godfather‘ was initially slated for release in February, but was delayed after a the album has been delayed in part due to “last minute” Shakka collaboration ‘Certified’.  Now standing at twenty tracks including singles ‘I Call The Shots’, ‘Bar’, ‘Been A While’ and ‘Remember Me’, ‘Godfather II’ sees Eskiboy spending…

STORMZY – GANG SIGNS & PRAYER

Having absolutely floored us with album’s first single ‘Big For Your Boots‘, the expectations placed on Stormzy’s debut album could not have been higher.  It’s clear right from track one, however, that the South Londoner isn’t going to disappoint.  ‘First Things First’ sets the tone of the album; he’s progressed and matured immensely since he blew…

AR15 – HELPLESS [FT. WRETCH 32, DEVLIN, REBECCA GARTON & SWISS]

Mysterious new UK label Alwayz Recordings are due to release a collaborative mixtape called ‘Concrete Jungle’ in August.  Taken from it is new track ‘Helpless’, which features bars from Wretch 32, Devlin and Swiss, as well as vocals from Rebecca Garton.  The impressive, fifty-strong feature list for ‘Concrete Jungle’ [to be released in conjunction with GB…

J WARNER – EST. 1990

Disturbing London’s J Warner releases his debut EP ‘Est. 1990’.  We had to let this one marinate for a minute, it’s a densely complex collection; which treads a challenging line between R&B and Pop, which also incorporates a big influence from UK Hip Hop & Grime.  It’s best though, not to even try and put…