ANDERSON .PAAK – LOCKDOWN

Anderson .Paak celebrated Juneteenth this year with a new protest song titled ‘Lockdown,’ on which he details his experience at the Black Lives Matter protests held in Los Angeles in June. It’s a poignant and powerful contribution to the movement featuring an equally heartfelt verse from TDE’s Jay Rock. Stream below via YouTube.

NOVELIST – STAY WITH ME

Novelist has always made it clear that he’s not interested in staying in one lane. Having cut his teeth as a Grime MC with lightning flows, projects like 2017’s ‘Be Blessed‘ have shown that he’s keen to experiment.  That said, R&B slow jam ‘Stay With Me’ still comes as a complete surprise – its accompanying…

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.

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…

KANYE WEST – CLOSED ON SUNDAY

Kanye West releases a new video for ‘Closed On Sunday’ and it’s a family affair. The latest visual to come from new album ‘Jesus Is King’ features Kanye alongside Kim Kardashian, their three children and a host of Kardashians and Jenners, as well as his Sunday Service choir – all decked out in Yeezy Supply…

KANYE WEST – FOLLOW GOD [VIDEO]

Kanye West has released a visual accompaniment to ‘Follow God,’ a track taken from recent album ‘Jesus Is King.’  The video sees Ye reconnect with his father on his Wyoming ranch, as the two of them stunt in a Russian ATV [called a Sherp].  A slate at the end of the video explains: “My dad…

FRANK OCEAN – IN MY ROOM

‘In My Room’ is the second single to come from Frank Ocean this year, following recent drop ‘DHL‘ released last month.  As with ‘DHL’ before it, the track comes unannounced, but was this time followed up as a physical 7″ double-sided single, which comes with a remix from Benny Revival.  The track sees a braggadocious…

FRANK OCEAN – DHL

Frank Ocean has dropped a new single entitled ‘DHL’ less than 24 hours after he shared snippets of new tracks leaked from his new New York club night, PrEP+. ‘DHL’ marks his first original track since 2017, which we first heard on Ocean’s Blonded Radio show on Apple Music earlier this year. The track title…

DANNY BROWN – BEST LIFE

Danny Brown has dropped a new single called ‘Best Life.’  While it’s a shame that he’s referencing such a common phraseological parasite with the title, the new Q-Tip-produced track is every bit as entertaining as the last [namely ‘Dirty Laundry‘.  They’ll both feature on Brown’s forthcoming album, ‘uknowhatimsayin¿’, out October 4 on Warp Records.