Top 5’s | Namebe Soul

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… Namebe Soul – Top 5 Rappers Jay Electronica “The thing with Jay Elec is he could have easily been swapped with other rappers…

Music | Jerome Thomas – Company (Sofar London) [Video]

Jerome Thomas has treated listeners to a live rendition of his popular track ‘Company’ from his debut EP, Conversations. The Sofar London session showcases Jerome’s sultry vocals and confident command of the stage while he performs, as he adds unique touches to the studio version of the Hurricane-produced track. Watch the Sofar London performance of…

Music | Midnight Phunk Ft. Jamilah Barry – Northface

Midnight Phunk has dropped his latest single, ‘Northface’ – a track that adheres to his “King Left” nickname and also features Jamilah Barry. The pair continues their musical association – previously seen on Jamilah’s ‘Dance Moves’  – as Midnight Phunk expresses seemingly sporadic thoughts concerning his current situation. The song definitely carries a more sombre tone and Phunk manages to keep…

Music | Blue Lab Beats Ft. Nubya Garcia, Sheldon Agwu & Dylan Jones – The Idea

Blue Lab Beats have released another impressive effort, this time coming in the form of ‘The Idea’, which also features musical contributions from Nubya Garcia, Sheldon Agwu & Dylan Jones. As listeners have come to expect from the instrumental duo, ‘The Idea’ is laid back and complex in its composition, drawing inspiration from Hip Hop, Jazz…

Music | LSkins – The Stove [EP]

LSkins has followed this year’s release of Elevator Music with another project, The Stove, this time linking up with producer Drae Da Skimask. The EP, which is comprised of just four tracks, is another smooth contribution from Skins, with Drae’s eerie soundscape – highlighted on ‘Practise’– acting as a perfect platform for the emcee to…

Music | Namebe Soul – Souvenirs [EP]

Namebe Soul has released his awe-inspiring Souvenirs EP, which suitably highlights his talents as a lyricist. The concise 7-track project is an insightful journey into the mind of the emcee hailing from Leicester, whose nostalgia-inducing beat selection (crafted by the likes of Knxwledge, Young Taylor and Scott Xylo, among others) provides a soulfulness that makes…

Interview | Collistar [July 2017]

With the hectic nature of inner city London often garnering the most attention, it’s sometimes easy to forget the role that suburban areas of the capital play. The fringes of the metropolis offer a tangible transition between city and countryside, with residents of these areas often attaining a portion of both lifestyles, without being too…