Music | Miraa May – N15 [EP]

After a long period of seeming inactive, Miraa May has return to deliver N15 – her new EP created with renowned producer, Salaam Remi. The project consists of 6 tracks, most of which are evocative of the R&B sound of the early 2000s that fans of the genre of Miraa May’s generation grew up listening…

Music | Louis VI – Lonely Road Of The Dreamer [EP]

After sharing the singles, ‘Free Parking’ and ‘Question Mark’, in addition to the visuals for ‘Chasing Me’, Louis VI has released his EP,  Lonely Road Of The Dreamer. The eclectic, 8-track project is a thought-provoking  journey through the mind state of the OthaSoul emcee, who moves away from the traditional Hip Hop sound that we’re used to from…

Review | NxWorries – Yes Lawd!

It’s a common feature within Hip Hop to have a producer and emcee that combine to make a duo, with Eric B & Rakim, GangStarr and Pete Rock & CL Smooth being prominent examples. What is less common is a producer teaming up with a singer to create something similar, but that’s just what Knxledge…

#NayeTuneOfTheDay | Bobby Valentino – Come Touch Me

Bobby Valentino – ‘Come Touch Me’ – Bobby Valentino Prod. By: Tim & Bob I remember my Mum playing this album on many a weekend in 2005, ensuring that many of the tracks bring a huge sense of nostalgia whenever I hear them, and that the project sits comfortably in my favourite R&B. The track…

Top 5’s | Jerome Thomas

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… Jerome Thomas – Top 5 Albums D’Angelo – Brown Sugar “Pretty much the album that started it all off for me. The grooves, the melody…

Music | SumoChief – SumoTreats [EP]

SumoChief have released SumoTreats – their 8-track, Jazz and Hip Hop influenced project that fully utilises their abilities as an instrumental band. SumoTreats includes support from the likes of OthaSoul, Ben Hayes, Joel Bailey, ThisIsDA, DJ Jazz T, Cecil B Demented, Rago Foot & Maxwell Owin, whose contributions range from production, to scratches, to vocal performances. SumoChief’s most notable…

Top 5’s | Louis VI

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… Louis VI – Top 5 Albums* Isaiah Rashad – Cilvia Demo “When this came out I was going through a very dark time…

Music | Louis VI Ft. Denai Moore – Question Mark

Louis VI has continued to build excitement ahead of his EP, The Lonely Road Of The Dreamer, by dropping the second single from the project, ‘Question Mark’, which features Denai Moore. The OthaSoul emcee displays how socially aware he is via his lyrics, as he explores some of life’s numerous questions, using the jazz-influenced instrumental – that…

#NayeTuneOfTheDay | Slum Village – 2u4u

Slum Village – ‘2u4u’ – Fantastic Vol.2 Prod. By: J. Dilla The legacy of Slum Village will remain in tact and untarnished due to tunes such as this one. with J. Dilla at the production helm, the soulfulness infused with the infectious bounce is married with effortlessly wordplay of the SV emcees. With so many…