MC NELSON – BY THE RIVER

MC Nelson’s first release of 2018 comes in the form of ‘By The River’, the video for which he premiered live on the big screen via FACT in his native Liverpool.  The aqua-centric video is based around the water of the river Mersey, referenced in the Jazz-indebted track itself, and was accompanied by a short documentary, some behind…

SKEPTA – GHOST RIDE [VIDEO]

Halloween 2017 saw Skepta drop a surprise project in the form of his ‘Vicious EP’, on which he collaborated wth Section Boyz, Lil B and A$APs Rocky & Nast.  It’s ‘Ghost Ride’, on which the latter two artists feature, to which Skepta returns for the lo-fi visual treatment.  Stream below via Youtube.

STORMZY – BLINDED BY YOUR GRACE PT. 2 [VIDEO]

Stormzy drops a new visual for MNEK-featured ‘Gang Signs & Prayer’ cut ‘Blinded By Your Grace Pt. 2’.  The visual sees him performing the track surrounded by children [he is gunning for Christmas number one.  He also pauses for a few video selfies with the kids because, you know, Nokia didn’t shell out all that…

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…

BLESSED – HOWLIN’

South East London duo BLESSED are back with the first new track since their recent debut EP ‘See Through All The Colours‘.  On ‘Howlin”, sisters Lauren & Georgia Morgan continue showcase their fusion of R&B, Dancehall, Electronic and Pop-influenced sounds.”‘Howlin’ is that craving feeling you have for a person you really like or love, especially…

FUSION – DON’T GET ME MAD

Fusion drops another track from his forthcoming EP ‘Ready’ in the form of ‘Don’t Get Me Mad’.  The new track follows previous release of ‘For The Crime’, and sees Fusion rolling up on a Five Nine-produced instrumental that sets the sinister tone of inner-city life surrounded by tower blocks, barking dogs and cautionary bars.  Stream below…

808 INK – FLEXING (SIDE A)

We’ve been deprived of new music from 808INK since the release of last year’s ‘Hungry‘, and the duo are ending the drought with new track ‘Flexing (Side A)’.  The first of a double-sided release is also their first since signing with Island Records.  It’s a smooth, feel-good that still thumps hard thanks to a heavy,…