Music | Marie Dahlstrøm – Where The Flowers Grow

Marie Dahlstrøm has continued to build anticipation ahead of her imminent EP (available October 27th) by treating listeners to the second single from the project, ‘Where The Flowers Grow’. Marie’s vocals float along the languid guitar strings provided by the Moo Latte production, as she once again demonstrates her fantastic ability to capture the mood of…

Music | Monroe Joe – Ease The Pain [Video]

Monroe Joe has dropped visuals for his Maschine Man Tim-produced track ‘Ease The Pain’. Monroe Joe’s introspective and honest lyrics are instantly felt, and when matched with the piano-led instrumental, it makes for an impressive result. ‘Ease The Pain’ gives listeners a clear sense of Monroe’s ability as an emcee, with his verse littered with…

Top 5’s| The Worst Song From The Five Best Michael Jackson Albums

I’ve had many conversations/arguments with people when attempting to curate a list of the top five Michael Jackson songs, but time and time again, it proves too difficult. Instead, an easier task might be to choose the worst songs from the five best Michael Jackson albums (from Off The Wall onwards), as it provides a…

Music | Poppy Ajudha Ft. Kojey Radical – Spilling Into You [Video]

This article originally appeared on ViperMag.com Poppy Ajudha has unveiled the sensational visuals to her latest single ‘Spilling Into You’, which features Kojey Radical. The song begins with a spoken word monologue performed by Poppy, before descending into an inebriated state of soulfulness as she effortlessly delivers her piece over the instrumentation. The off-kilter sounds…

Top 5’s | Verses – Eminem

Eminem is no doubt one of the greatest emcees of all time and as a result, he has many outstanding verses to choose from. I’ve attempted to pick out and analyse five of his best for your consideration. Jay Z Ft. Eminem – Renegade Verse 1 “Since I’m in a position to talk to these…

Top 5’s | Single Artist/Producer Albums, Pt. II

Part I can be found here. Aaliyah – Age Ain’t Nothing But A Number (1994) Producer: R. Kelly* An album that is often overlooked due to the impressive work that followed, but Aaliyah’s debut album should be remembered very fondly for the hits it produced (including ‘Back & Forth’, ‘Throw Your Hands Up’ and ‘Down With…

Top 5’s | Single Artist/Producer Albums, Pt. I

I’ve always admired when an artist and a producer lock-in together to create an album, so below is a list some of my favourites. In order to qualify, the album in question must be by an artist(s) and produced by one person, excluding those who already perform as part of a group. So, for example,…

Music | Jords – Before We Begin [EP]

Jords has released his latest project Before We Begin. The personal and introspective five-track effort is an impressive and concise display of Jords abilities as an artist and includes his recent singles ‘Cloud 99’ and ‘Working Too Hard’. Before We Begin follows his previous, full-length project Means To An End (2016), which featured contributions from…

Music | CR Blacks Ft. Knucks & Bobii Lewis – Potential

CR Blacks has dropped the video for his new single ‘Potential’, which features Knucks and Bobii Lewis. The Sokari-produced ‘Potential’ is a vibey, feel-good track that definitely suits the skillsets of all the performers involved, proven by each of their smooth contributions. This is CR Blacks’ first single since he released his Gate 33 project last year, and…

Music | Jake & 25 – What’s Life Like

Hip Hop duo Jake & 25 have dropped their strong, new single ‘What’s Life Like’ via Clash Music. The pair – of which Jake Milliner is the producer and 25 the emcee – have been gradually moulding their musical relationship since their debut release ‘It Seems’ last year, adding to that impressive introduction with ‘What’s Life…

Discussion | Why Isn’t Busta Rhymes In Your Top Five Emcees?

Despite being one of the most prominent and unique emcees during what many consider to be the golden era of Hip Hop and transcending generations by remaining relevant throughout the 2000’s and beyond, Busta Rhymes is not often, if at all, considered for selection as one of people’s top five rappers. With the number of…