What is your background? I come from Zanzibar. So I was born in Zanzibar, Off the coast of Tanzania. And yeah man, I came to the UK when I was about five years of age. So the majority of your … Continue reading Get to know Jaffar Aly in 13 Questions.
Scarlett Andrews is a British singer/songwriter based in Leicester. She seamlessly combines a range of different styles and influences to create a very original, distinctive and personal tone in her music. One of her more stripped singles “Hell” has made … Continue reading 2AM – The Latest Release by Rising Star Scarlett Andrews
Here is our 3rd instalment of our bi-weekly playlist update. We have scoured the internet to bring you some of the latest alternative hip-hop and RnB music released by artists on our radar. Kings Cvstle released their EP which we … Continue reading For the Culture – Playlist Update 3
‘Brown Kohinoor‘ is Andrea Kristin’s first full body of work and it is breathtaking. Tackling the lack of representation of the Indian population in hip-hop music, she shows there is talent there and it may be time to show it. … Continue reading Andrea Kristin’s Debut Album ‘Brown Kohinoor’ is Breathtaking.
David Kofi is a London-based artist and instrumentalist who makes music influenced by Gospel, Jazz, RnB & Neo-Soul. His love for music started when he was introduced to Gospel music at age 13, although he began piano training at age … Continue reading David Kofi Releases Instrumental 2-track EP – ‘Kokoro II’
East London born, Identical twin duo Kings Cvstle are a testament to the fact that hard work really does pay off. Following its highly anticipated release earlier this year, their single ‘Rome’ featuring rapper Paradox flew straight into the Hip … Continue reading Kings Cvstle release their debut EP ‘En Route’.
Kanya King has reminisced on 25 years of Mobo memories (Picture: PA) The Mobo Awards will be back in its home of London this year with the next … Mobo Awards returning to London for first time in eight years to celebrate 25th anniversary Continue reading Mobo Awards returning to London for first time in eight years to celebrate 25th anniversary
MAK is an exciting artist from East London who has had a recent bout of success with his his release “Check”. It is a refreshing vibe that genuinely adds to the UK music culture. The lyricism and delivery is reminiscent … Continue reading Get to know MAK in 9 questions.
Welcome back to Culture Statements. It’s time again for our bi-weekly playlist update, highlighting our favourite new songs from artists in our community. This week we have a range of sounds, heavily influenced by alternative hip-hop. There are some notable … Continue reading For the Culture – Playlist Update 2.
W-lar (pronounced “well-ahh”) is a London-based music producer and songwriter. He has always had a keen interest in music production, starting in childhood with piano lessons, and the video game Music 2000 for the original Playstation. At age 11, he had downloaded … Continue reading Overthinking – A Sonic Journey Produced by W-Lar