Music | LSkins – Practise [Video]

LSkins has continued his run of impressive visuals with the latest offering for his single ‘Practise’, which is taken from his forthcoming project with producer Drae Da Skimask. Drae Da Skimask provides the appropriately sinister instrumental for ‘Skins to saunter across, as he spits his usual words referencing his life and times. The song’s excellence is equalled…

Music | Louis VI – More Water (Like Water Interlude)

Louis VI has dropped ‘More Water (Like Water Interlude)’ – a new single that acts as a bridge toward his forthcoming EP. The VMLR & Louis VI-produced track begins with the jazz-influenced sounds that Louis’ Lonely Road Of The Dreamer project was soaked in, before switching to a more upbeat tempo that gives song an infectious…

Music | Dozer Carter – Out Here With Bowie [Video]

This article originally appeared on Vipermag.com Dozer Carter has dropped his first official single, ‘Out Here With Bowie’. The track is a depiction of the OthaSoul emcee’s relationship with his father, told intelligently by Dozer from his Dad’s perspective, with the piano-led instrumental provided by Turkish acting as a grand stage. In addition, the video –…

Profile | Matt Blvck

This article originally appeared on Plugsville.com R&B is evolving, and like any genre that is making progressive steps, a new crop of artists with unique abilities to redefine musical boundaries are emerging. Someone who fits into this category is Matt Blvck – the south London-bred artist who’s is aiming to catch the ear of listeners…

Music | Aneesa Marie – Son Of Ankharchy [EP]

Aneesa Marie has released her impressive EP, Son Of Ankharchy – a project that perfectly illustrates her potential as an artist. Son Of Ankharchy is described “a raw account of heartbreak and consciousness”, and Aneesa’s performance throughout is striking, causing comparisons to the likes of SZA and Aaliyah, as well as Erykah Badu due to her interpretation of Neo-Soul and…

#NayeTuneOfTheDay | Beenie Man Ft. Mya – Girls Dem Sugar

Beenie Man Ft. Mya – ‘Girls Dem Sugar’ – Art And Life Prod. By: The Neptunes This is a tune you should hear at least once every summer. Dancehall legend Beenie Man linked up with Mya (what happened to her?) and The Neptunes to create another hit that stands the test of time. As if…

Music | Blue Lab Beats Ft. Kojey Radical & Tiana Major9 – Sam Cooke & Marvin Gaye

Blue Lab Beats have dropped ‘Sam Cooke & Marvin Gaye’ – another single from their forthcoming EP, Freedom. The typically Jazz-fueled track features the precocious talents of Kojey Radical and Tiana Major9, who both impress with their contributions alongside the productional abilities of  Blue Lab Beats duo NK-OK and (Mr DM). Freedom is expected to be released…

Music | Yakul – Giveaway (Live Session)

Four-piece future Soul band Yakul have released a live session video for their debut single, ‘Giveaway’. The video gives an insight into the chemistry that the band possesses, with the live rendition adding another beautiful element to an already inspiring song. ‘Giveaway’ is from Yakul’s forthcoming project that will be available from May 19th on Tropopause Records,…

Interview | Grand Wa Zoo [Apr 2017]

Ahead of the release of their second full-length project, Villa Lo Town, I sat down with Jamurai (DJ), Ryo (MC) and Julian Mika (MC) – aka Hip Hop group Grand Wa Zoo – and let them explain their formation, development and how they hope Villa Lo Town will be received. First of all, how did Grand…