One of hip-most hop’s adored anti-heroes, the constantly innovative MF Doom (commonly just referred to as DOOM, in all caps) won plaudits for both his incisive, direct rhymes and his jagged, sample-heavy production style. The MC/producer born Daniel Dumile, once … Continue reading MF DOOM – The Man, The Myth, The LEGEND. (A Brief History).
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.
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.
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’.
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
Teaming up with Hairymuffinman the alternative hip-hop powerhouse, Retropxssy delivers this exciting new song titled ‘Fading’. Retropxssy is an up and coming artist born in London but raised in Bristol. Music has been a big part of her life from … Continue reading Retropxssy captivates with her new single ‘Fading’.
This up and coming artist ‘Zaire‘ introduces us to his background, originally from Lubumbashi in the Democratic Republic of Congo but now based in Bradford in the UK. He is still just starting out in the music world but his … Continue reading Zaire Embraces his Roots with New Release ‘Lubumbashi’
Alternative hip-hop/rap/drill is a genre that is taking the London music scene by storm. NickSilver is one of the artists contributing to the sound, we can see this in his latest single ‘WOW!’ WOW!’ is an explosive ‘chill-drill’ song with … Continue reading NickSilver’s “WOW!” – A song to get the party started.
From the ingenious sounds of West Africa, came the rise of the prominent Afrobeats genre which has dominated the music landscape and streaming platforms today. Global key players in the genre such as; Burna Boy, Wizkid, Tems, and Davido have … Continue reading The Rise of Afrobeats