Music | Talos – Talos Enters [Video]

Talos is preparing for the release of his new project, Dissonance, by unveiling its first video, ‘Talos Enters’. The intergalactic theme is shown through both the video (by Neirin Best) and the track itself, which uses futuristic sounds that add to the overall feel. As discussed in an interview with Naye Music Journal earlier this…

Music | Knucks – Cannes [Video]

Knucks has dropped ‘Cannes’ – another single and video that exemplify his style and talents as an artist. The funk-inspired track, which is produced by Wizzy Wow, carries an infectious bounce that allows Knucks to perform his effortless flows in his ever-entertaining way. The video is slick and stylish, as has become customary for Knucks’ visuals,…

Review | Dizzee Rascal – Raskit

It is evident that the revival of Grime has been very impactful in the UK and elsewhere in recent years, but if you needed any more confirmation of its renaissance, the return of Dizzee Rascal (“Dem bwoy nah ready yet, trend they can never set”) via his album Raskit indicates the genre coming full circle. Of course, it…

Music | Collistar – English Summer [EP]

West London emcee Collistar has released his EP, English Summer. This effort follows his debut, Valentine EP, from February and English Summer, as the title suggests, is based on everyone’s favourite time of year. Throughout the 4-track project, Collistar showcases his storytelling ability, peppering verses with many nostalgic references that will take you back to summer days…

Music | Olivia Louise x Saffa Ghorishi – Juicy Fruit [EP]

Olivia Louise and producer Saffa Ghorishi have come together to create their Juicy Fruit EP. The sexually-charged, 8-track project is used as a tool to empower any woman who “has been made to believe her sexuality is shameful or sinful. For women who have been sexually abused or assaulted. For any woman who has had her…

Review | Tyler, The Creator – Scum Fuck Flower Boy

Following the underwhelming and ultimately disappointing Cherry Bomb from 2015, Tyler, The Creator rediscovers his undeniable talent as an artist with Scum Fuck Flower Boy (or simply Flower Boy) – a project that resumes the exciting sonic direction attained on Wolf. Listeners will instantly recognise that Tyler has returned to emphasising his Neptunes-influenced, soulful Jazz vibes…

#NayeTuneOfTheDay | Half Pint – I’m Not A Substitute Lover

Half Pint – ‘I’m Not A Substitute Lover’ If you don’t have an urge to move in some way to this classic Reggae bassline, then there is clearly something awry. For some people, tunes such as this will transport them back to their time as a child taking in the sounds of a family occasion….