#NayeTuneOfTheDay | Rene & Angela – Imaginary Playmates

Rene & Angela – ‘Imaginary Playmates’ – Wall To Wall Prod. By: Bobby Watson, Rene & Angela This tune has been in my head for about 3 days due to it’s irresistibly soulful groove. ‘Imaginary Playmates’ has become more famous to later generations, and Hip Hop fans in general, due to its use as the sample for…

Music | Intalekt – House Partay

Intalekt has continued his string of remixes displaying his expertise as a producer, presenting listeners with ‘House Partay’, his interpretation of Meek Mill’s 2011 hit of a similar title. Intalekt creates a soft, soulful sound that takes his version in a completely different direction than the original, adding his touch that is quickly becoming familiar. Listen…

Music | SNE – Sorry For The Wait

SNE has released the video for ‘Sorry For The Wait’, from his forthcoming project, Essence, which is scheduled to drop some time very soon. The video is a slick representation of how things are progressing for “Hackney’s Golden Child” at present, adding further fuel to the fire of anticipation surrounding Essence. Watch the video for…

Music | Selvsse Ft. Faye Nash – Green Inside

Selvsse has released, ‘Green Inside’, the first single from his forthcoming project, Wealth Of Man. The sensual track, which is assisted by seductive vocals from the relatively unheard of Faye Nash, is an exquisite example of the both of the artist’s talents, as well as Selvsse’s continued growth. You can read more about Selvsse’s Wealth Of Man…

Interview | Wolfie [Jul 2016]

A lot has changed since the last time I sat down for a conversation with Wolfie. For instance, on this occasion, we are sat in the living room of her relatively new place of residence tucked away in South London. After she gives me the tour and introduces me to Michelle (or Shelly, as she…

Music | Jackum – Thought Process

Jackum continues his ear-catching year with the release of ‘Thought Process’, another one of his numerous singles that he’s dropped in 2016. Once again, Jackum comes correct with an effortless flow and skilful wordplay to demonstrate his abilities as an emcee, providing an exciting track. Listen to ‘Thought Process’ below:

Music | Richie Saps – Gameplay

Richie Saps has dropped his first release of 2016, entitled, ‘Gameplay’. The Melo-Zed produced track is typically smooth, with his revered off-kilter bounce providing a suitable platform for Saps to get busy. The Rhythm & Reason emcee has been fairly quiet this year, so followers of the rapper will be glad to hear him back to…

Music | Louis VI – Chasing Me

Louis VI has dropped the visuals for his debut single, ‘Chasing Me’, which acts as a eerie interpretation of his thoughts and feelings. The video is a well directed and animated (by Stella Wan) visual, while the OthaSoul emcee conducts himself intelligently throughout his typically conscious verses. There is a darker tone instrumentally than what we’re…

Top 5’s | LSkins

Within Hip Hop culture, determining one’s Top 5 is a debate that will seemingly continue forever. So, with that being said, I’ve asked artists to share and justify their Top 5 selections… LSkins – Top 5 Rappers DJ Quik “I first started listening to DJ Quik a couple years back when my producer, Flyo, showed…

Music | SNE – Come Again

The self-proclaimed “golden child” of Hackney, SNE, continues building momentum ahead of his forthcoming project, Essence, with his latest single entitled, ‘Come Again’. The Penhouse produced cut samples Aaliyah’s ‘Come Over’, with SNE putting a fresh, modern twist on the popular slow jam, though, it’s not the only classic song he pays homage to, with track…

Review | ScHoolboy Q – Blank Face LP

For those who have followed ScHoolboy Q’s music career, you will be aware that his life has been littered with its fair share of setbacks. He’s had to battle against his habits and contradictions, which has led Q to becoming somewhat of an oxymoron. Regardless of all the potential pitfalls, ScHoolboy Q has managed to…

#NayeTuneOfTheDay | Wale – Valentino

Wale – ‘Valentino’ – Summer On Sunset Prod. By: Nez & Rio This tune has got a bounce that is just irresistible and perfect for the summer. It’s definitely a track for when you’re “feeling yourself”, with Wale depicting that feeling excellently. I’ve been a fan of Wale as a lyricist for a while now,…