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Calvin Valentine – Supernova feat. Danielle Henderson

Calvin Valentine – Supernova feat. Danielle Henderson

Rising star Calvin Valentine comes with the futuristic, otherworldly music video for “Supernova,” which made its premiere on MTVU. Featuring the beautiful Danielle Henderson, this Eugene standout cut was shot-and-directed by Timslew in one day on a road trip from... read more
Playboi Carti – Magnolia

Playboi Carti – Magnolia

The arguable song of the summer got a fresh video treatment Monday. Playboi Carti finally dropped the “Magnolia” video, featuring an appearance from ASAP Rocky. For some reason, the video is not currently available in 4K. But even in 1080p, this visual... read more
Nav and Metro Boomin – Perfect Timing

Nav and Metro Boomin – Perfect Timing

As promised, Metro Boomin and Nav have released two songs, “Call Me,” and “Perfect Timing Intro,” from their upcoming album Perfect Timing, which is set to be released on July 21. The two have been teasing the project since last December,... read more
Kwame Dolo – Brand New

Kwame Dolo – Brand New

Kwame Dolo premieres his fire new video called Brand New exclusively on CanadianDope. This is off his new album Western Development II which is available on iTunes. If you’re feeling fresh, fly and looking brand new, this track is is for you. Brand New is the anthem... read more
Selca – FAI(LURE)

Selca – FAI(LURE)

“This guy has got flows for days” – that’s the first thing that came to mind after listening Selca and his latest release “FAI(LURE)” Not just another MC trying to make a name for himself out there, Selca lets things fly on this one – spitting about that... read more
D I N O – FOR ME  (Album Review)

D I N O – FOR ME (Album Review)

Let us introduce you to the polished sounds of uk rapper/artist D I N O and his latest album release “For Me”, which is available for streaming on Soundcloud right now! There’s so many great points about this classy body of work, it makes it hard to know where to... read more
okay(K) – Lucy wrap(s)

okay(K) – Lucy wrap(s)

Listening to okay(k) debut EP “Lucy wrap(s)” somehow gives me the feeling that despite life being a rollercoaster, things are going to turn out alright… As cliched as it sounds, this EP transmits a grounded sense of acceptance for what is, and the uncertainty of... read more
Olivia Grace – Shoestrings

Olivia Grace – Shoestrings

Every once in a while, you’ll hear a song that just jumps out at you. Olivia Grace’s “Shoestrings” is one of these songs. The track is dark and entrancing, with traces of a Lana Del Ray-meets-Halsey vibe. Olivia’s breathy vocals drift over an eerie instrumental that... read more
Solomonilla – Top Down

Solomonilla – Top Down

LA-based rapper Solomonilla has been crankin’ out bangers left and right as he continues to establish himself as a force to be reckoned with. His latest shmanger is a chilled-out trap number entitled “Top Down,” and the wavy vibes — engineered by... read more
idealism – seeing you

idealism – seeing you

Producer extraordinaire “idealism” is back with another masterful downtempo song, off his upcoming album “Amaranthine”: The song which is titled “seeing you” – is available for streaming on Soundcloud and it really is a stoner’s dream! Soft piano keys open... read more
Turntsnaco – Peace of Mind II

Turntsnaco – Peace of Mind II

Hip-hop don’t stop. “Peace of Mind II” is the dope concept album by the very humble but talented hip-hop artist Tunrtsnaco, hailing from Atlanta. First thing that need’s to be highlighted is the production in the album which is just out of this world – As soon... read more
idntrmmbr. – blood since ’01.

idntrmmbr. – blood since ’01.

You never really know what to expect when you hear the work of rising star, up and coming artist/producer supremo ‘idntrmmbr.’, as his latest drop “blood since ’01” proves once again that this guy’s future is bright and looking up! “blood since ’01” has so many good... read more
Caleb Alleyne – City in the Sound: Knoxx

Caleb Alleyne – City in the Sound: Knoxx

We’re really excited about this one. Up and coming, young music producer Caleb Alleyne has recently released the first of a four-part EP series, titled “City in the Sound: Knoxx”. First time hearing it and we must say it is quite good. Hailing from Toronto, Canada,... read more
One World Government – Souls For Robots

One World Government – Souls For Robots

This is maybe not the typical video you would find on Dope Approach, but this piece carries such a strong message behind it we just had to show it to y’all one time! It’s titled “Souls For Robots” and it’s by a Phoenix alternative rock band called One World... read more
J!MMY – Window

J!MMY – Window

Persistence is the key… I keep telling y’all but y’all don’t hear me though! This is perhaps my favourite J!MMY song out of his current online catalogue and it’s titled “Window”. “Window” is a smooth, romantic and thoughtful slow jam, meant to help those who find... read more
Ray Chris – Wifey ft Danny Indigo (prod. by kojo a.)

Ray Chris – Wifey ft Danny Indigo (prod. by kojo a.)

One of the perks of being a music writer is that we get to listen to all the dope stuff that others might yet not be aware of such as Ray Chris and his hit single “Wifey” ft Danny Indigo. So in technical terms, we introduce you to that exclusive ish that you need in... read more
Way – Could (prod by Way)

Way – Could (prod by Way)

I’m really feeling this guy’s attitude and sound. Even though I’ve just been introduced to his work, from what I’ve seen and read, he deserves nothing but admiration and respect… He goes by the moniker of “Way” and his latest release titled “Could” should be... read more
Franky August – Undercover

Franky August – Undercover

Chances are you’ve not been made acquainted yet with the incredible sounds of prolific young singer-songwriter and rapper Franky August… and if that’s the case, then let us fill you in on what you’re missing out! His most recent release titled “Undercover” features an... read more
Summer 47 – Dumping Anger

Summer 47 – Dumping Anger

In a time when hip-hop is becoming less and less creative and more repetitive, with many corny rappers leading the frontline while choosing to focus on material accomplishments, artists like Summer47 are a breath of clean, fresh air. The Dallas, TX mc/songwriter has... read more
Summer47 – Evaluating Depression

Summer47 – Evaluating Depression

“Wait a minute… what is this? Did he really just say that?”  – It’s probably what you’ll be asking yourself after you listen to the extremely talented rapper/songwriter Summer47 and his second mixtape entitled “Evaluating Depression” – A fantastically... read more
Suave UK – Can’t Deal

Suave UK – Can’t Deal

You know that a song is really good when it speaks to your heart and you are able to relate to it, as singer-songwriter and rapper Suave UK is showing us with one of his most recent singles! “Can’t Deal” was released not so long ago, but we’re glad that it’s come onto... read more
Murky – Heavy Hearted (ft Anuka)

Murky – Heavy Hearted (ft Anuka)

Something about “Heavy Hearted” seems only half done. That said, the open-endedness feels intentional. The structure is so short and sweet that you’ll be replaying it over and over again if only to hear Anuka’s vocals. They’re smooth as... read more
Operator Music Band – Creative Tube Bending

Operator Music Band – Creative Tube Bending

Operator Music Band is coming in hot with their single “Creative Tube Bending.” Experimentally strong and structurally exciting, the combination of vintage synth effects and industrial composition helps elevate their sound. But it’s the pop aspect... read more
KAIS – Seven Shades Of She (Album)

KAIS – Seven Shades Of She (Album)

Start the week off in the best way possible by tuning in to smooth operator, silky serenader Kais and his fantastic effort “Seven Shades of She”, the free flowing, heartwarming album by the middle east born, Vancouver based singer songwriter! This incredible album is... read more
BillyEd – The Road We Call Life (album)

BillyEd – The Road We Call Life (album)

What better way to end the working week other than by grabbing a cold beer and easing into the sounds of Stockholm based boardwalk punk band BillyEd? Not bad eh? “The Road We Call Life” is the diverse, energetic, debut album by the Swedish group which exposes the many... read more
Idealism – Hiraeth [EP]

Idealism – Hiraeth [EP]

As we say here in the UK, “The cream always rises to the top”. That is the case once again with producer extraordinaire – Idealism. Having just released a superb EP titled “Hiraeth” which essentially means “[…] a deep, wishful, nostalgic sense of longing for... read more
Legnd Ricky – Ferrari

Legnd Ricky – Ferrari

“Ferrari” is the one of the most recent drops from Brooklyn born, Atlanta based rapper producer and songwriter Legnd Ricky, who has been making music and grinding since the tender age of 13 years old. The skilled artisan who makes fresh hip-hop/trap bangers didn’t let... read more
GLXY – Hooray

GLXY – Hooray

Wow. Get ready to appreciate rap music from a whole different perspective as Quebec’s GLXY comes through with his mesmerising and latest effort “Hooray”! Everything about GLXY is classy and refined – from his exquisite beat selection, to his witty lyrics and... read more
Mirlo The Writers Writer – Good Day To Die EP

Mirlo The Writers Writer – Good Day To Die EP

Oh…Okay!! so is this how London gets down? I have a lot of time for this. “Good Day To Die EP” is the highly recommended hip-hop EP release from London poet by trade Mirlo – The Writers Writer, who has managed to conceive an EP that stands out from the UK’s... read more
Jimmy Dinero – Flex

Jimmy Dinero – Flex

The art of Flexin’ is one that many try to master but only a few succeed. It’s a stance that has to be backed up with intent and content, something that Bronx born, Jersey based, Jimmy Dinero could tell you about… Jimmy who has had a somewhat unsettling journey, found... read more
Corniglia – Oh My Love

Corniglia – Oh My Love

If you’ve been looking for new up and coming bands to follow up, then look no further for you have come to the right place. Recently released by creativity led Australian indie band Corniglia, is their hypnotising debut single and music video titled “Oh My Love” which... read more
Matt Hurray – Unnecessary Comment

Matt Hurray – Unnecessary Comment

Right about now, there’s probably a lot of people who are missing out on the brilliance of Matt Hurray’s “Unnecessary Comment” – the instrumental album which draws upon the finest surf rock sounds and is long enough for you to play without skipping it pretty... read more
Peter Piper – Temporary Surface

Peter Piper – Temporary Surface

If like us, you’ve been looking for a new kick ass rock band to listen to, a band that stands out, is still underground and hits you with the freshest guitar licks, track after track, then look no further… you have found it. That’s right y’all… Peter Piper is... read more
Turnt God – Stussy and The Stars

Turnt God – Stussy and The Stars

We’ve got two words to describe the work of this ingenious; New Jersey, up and coming artist – “Pure dopeness”. “Stussy and The Stars” is an imaginative release, full of energy and creativity, well put together by the far-sighted lyricist. Turnt_God comes across... read more
Drew – ALL ME / ON ME (PROD. JOHN SAVAGE)

Drew – ALL ME / ON ME (PROD. JOHN SAVAGE)

“ALL ME / ON ME” is one of the latest releases by the super charismatic rapper/wordsmith Drew, hailing from Los Angeles, CA. The hard hitting single is a message to drew’s “frienemies” who (seemingly) put the pressure on him to blow up and make something out of his... read more
Mugen – Kitsune

Mugen – Kitsune

“Kitsune” is one of the most recent drops from underground chillout producer extraordinaire “Mugen”, whose integrity and respect for the craft is tangible and felt easily in all his songs. Maintaining his trademark signature of ambient hip-hop/lounge, Mugen has... read more
Ess Jones – Ground Floor EP

Ess Jones – Ground Floor EP

We’re a bit late on this one but “Ground Floor” is the smash EP by the Chicago, Illinois, spitter Ess Jones who released it back in December 2015. Now, we’ve heard and reviewed a lot of rappers in the past but few are as raw and energetic as Ess is throughout this... read more
Valley 109 – Valley 109 EP

Valley 109 – Valley 109 EP

Valley 109 is the self titled EP from the Brisbane band which is still relatively new, composed of group members Randy Bourbon (Vocals), Boxcar Knight (Lead Guitar), Dusty Rhodes (Bass) and Phil Beats (Drums) – A talented and dynamic quartet which have has been... read more
Yung Paki aka Bomba – Bomba World

Yung Paki aka Bomba – Bomba World

ATL is at it again! This time in the form of Fort Worth, TX, original Yung Paki aka Bomba, who’s recently dropped his first tape titled “Bomba World Vol. 1”. The tape refers to the rapper’s lifestyle and steez, and we must say – as his first solo effort, it is... read more
Milow The Girl – “Dreams” (Album)

Milow The Girl – “Dreams” (Album)

“Dreams” is the exciting upcoming album release from Swiss band Milow The Girl fronted by the visionary singer songwriter Sylvia G. This unbelievably well conceived album, kind of has a futuristic pop feel to it… complemented by Sylvia’s deep and sometimes abstract... read more
7AM – ‘Frankies Got A Problem’

7AM – ‘Frankies Got A Problem’

Wow. Sometimes it’s possible to come across these rare artists that as soon as your hear them, you know they’re going to be special. Where can I even start!? For starters, vocally he’s at the same level as the best R&B and soul artists out there right now…... read more
NANA FELIX – KISS & FLY

NANA FELIX – KISS & FLY

Oh. My. God. I think I’m in love. The Dope Approach is proud to present “Kiss and Fly”, the amazing video release by up and coming, 21 year old songstress Nana Felix! This visually engaging video is creatively abstract in nature and features some pretty wavy visuals... read more
Phantogram – Same Old Blues

Phantogram – Same Old Blues

Sassy, edgy and imposing, the latest offering from Phantogram brings back the spark and enthusiasm lost in the world of generic electro pop. Sarah Barthel delivers with convincing passion lyrics such as ‘No one is hearing me screaming, there’s always something that’s... read more
Sydney Franklin – L.O.V.E. Me

Sydney Franklin – L.O.V.E. Me

Introducing 20 year old singer songwriter from Bethesda, Maryland – Sydney Franklin. L.O.V.E. Me speaks of a woman’s self empowerment and self worth, delivered beautifully by the Berklee College of Music graduate. The tempo of the song is gorgeous and you’d be... read more
Mooryc – You will go

Mooryc – You will go

Elegantly composed and effortlessly delivered, the brilliant new single from this Poznan singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist will have you appreciating a talent that not many possess. Yes, many can put together a song, many can write meaningful lyrics and... read more
Quinn Lewis – Addicted

Quinn Lewis – Addicted

This Australian born but now based in Nashville singer-songwriter would probably kill me if he knew what I first thought when I heard the single ‘Addicted’ – I genuinely mistaken his voice for Zayn Malik’s. I confess… that’s who I thought it was although I... read more
Liana Banks – Table For One

Liana Banks – Table For One

Maybe a little to generic for my liking, Liana sings about her love disappointments, painful heartbreaks, how she keeps making the same mistakes and how she’s ‘over it’… The beat is ok, nothing special. However, she does sound like many other female singer-songwriters... read more
Harrison Scott – “Silence Into Noise”

Harrison Scott – “Silence Into Noise”

“Silence Into Noise” by the bold and visionary singer/producer Harrison Scott is the brilliant buzz track that precedes his 2016 album “Skin Game”  accompanied by an exceptional performance music video that will make you want to call your friends and hit the dance... read more
Giack Bazz – Buongiorno Amore Mio

Giack Bazz – Buongiorno Amore Mio

Sono innamorato di questa canzone, mas come la vita e bella! To those who don’t understand Italian it says “I’m in love with this song, life is beautiful!” (Haha, the italian lessons  I took back in 2006 are paying off!) “Buongiorno Amore Mio” which means... read more
NLM Geno Dollaz – Get it Campaign

NLM Geno Dollaz – Get it Campaign

Everyone step aside, there’s a a new Trap prince in town! He’s name is NLM Geno and he’s the latest up and coming trap lord hailing from the windy city a.k.a. chi-town, a.k.a. Chicago, home of the realest and trillest rappers on the scene! “Get it Campaign” is a sure... read more
Moor Mother – Georgia + Mass

Moor Mother – Georgia + Mass

Moor Mother is a Philadelphia based artist with tons of creativity and vision. As well as being a poet and an activist, to most, Camae Ayewa is either a hit or miss. You either love her or you simply just don’t understand her. Georgia + Mass sounds chaotic to the... read more
Angel Olsen – Shut Up Kiss Me

Angel Olsen – Shut Up Kiss Me

‘My Woman’, The 4th album from Olsen is definitely a musical gift to Glam Country fans – presented in a way that only a few can. ‘Shut Up Kiss Me’ is a self explanatory statement. The woman is fed up. Her frustration in love/war is evident to the listener and is... read more
Fiancé -H.A.G.S.

Fiancé -H.A.G.S.

Introducing Fiancé, a band from Delaware composed by lead vocalist and guitarist Andrew Fusca,  Brian Bruce on the drums, Tyler Yoder on the bass and Jeff Marvel and Sam Nobles on the guitars and synth respectively. H.A.G.S. is the band’s latest release with it’s 80’s... read more
SZA – TwoAM

SZA – TwoAM

With acoustic quality, this track is reminiscent of a modern day Ella Fitzgerald. Sza’s familiar rasp is like sandpaper on silk in the nicest possible way, it captures pain and angst in equal measure. “thinking ‘bout you. Funk neo soul and R&B mix beautifully in a... read more
Roy Woods – Gwan Big Up Urself

Roy Woods – Gwan Big Up Urself

Beautiful twinkly percussion on this track blends haunting backing vocals and bahamanian accents, this rhythmic lyrical beats mix beautifully to give a light and airy uplifting summer track reminiscent of Jamaican Ray J. This one draws you in with its r&b... read more
Danny Brown – When it Rain

Danny Brown – When it Rain

With a video that is a surreal mix of chat show to cartoon to news, this imagery gives us a taste of the chaos to come. With his trademark sexual drug fuelled metaphors shouted through his lyrics. Some hint of his ruthlessness is his reference in the lyrics to a noose... read more
Touche Amore – Palm Dreams

Touche Amore – Palm Dreams

A very honest and heart rending track which speaks of the loss of his mother. Emotion is near the surface as while cleaning out her house after her death he realises there are still questions left unanswered. Regrets for her life and missed opportunities, this track... read more
aesop rock- kirby

aesop rock- kirby

Menacing or humourous, it’s hard to decide. Either way this video is a fun take on funky rap is addictive in it’s simplicity. We can just imagine kids singing hey Kirby. With lyrics like “puke in the miaoww mix” 10 year olds will probably love it for its cheekiness... read more
kodak black – Everything 1K

kodak black – Everything 1K

With a myriad of vocals weaving throughout the opening, this track twinkles with effervescent potential with liberal use of celesta and chimes to add sparkle giving it a feeling of hope. Penned while incarcerated, Kodak black laments his lost freedom from “going down... read more
fates warning – from the rooftops

fates warning – from the rooftops

Sound engineering at its majestic best, the percussion on this track is a high energy phenomenon which announces the vocals but doesn’t dominate them. As for the vocal, pure rust and steel emerging from chaos like a scaffold. After a lengthy hiatus, this is lyrical,... read more
Bishop Nerhu – Midnight Reflecting

Bishop Nerhu – Midnight Reflecting

Reminiscent of Eminem’s lyrical fire, Bishop Nehru’s latest offering shows off his dulcet baritone rapping at its best. Capturing the midnight reflecting title perfectly, the video is moody and reflective with rhythmical lyrics which work a slow easy beat and then... read more
Gucci Mane – All my children

Gucci Mane – All my children

Liberal use of echo makes this track memorable and catchy. Gucci mane’s lyrics, all of these “rappers are all of my children” sets him up as father of rap, a grand claim which speaks of his impact on rap culture. The mellow flow of this track makes it addictive to... read more
Ab Soul – Kitty Flip

Ab Soul – Kitty Flip

Less well-crafted lyrics, are compensated by fast and rhythmic delivery which creates rhyme where there maybe none. The slow drawl of the lyric delivery is hypnotic interspersed with “kitty flip” a drugs cocktail reference well known amongst the rap community. This... read more
joey bada$$ – devastated

joey bada$$ – devastated

This track speaks of a rise to fame and greatness and the trappings that come with it. Joey badass remembers the bad times with the line “Couple little honeys wanna get in my bed, But they used to run from me when I had nothing” and notes how times have changed.... read more
The Catch and Release – The Breathing Room

The Catch and Release – The Breathing Room

The Breathing Room is the project of Scottish singer/songwriter Mike Fullarton from Dundee. Fullarton has been writing and playing his own music for around 15 years and describes himself as a “one man band”. Accompanied by his trusty, battered acoustic guitar and old... read more
Supernatural Being – Anbuley

Supernatural Being – Anbuley

Supernatural Being – Anbuley If you’re looking for an awesome feel-good track that is a feast of Afro-Fusion, “Supernatural Being” by the inspiring newcomer Anbuley is a must listen-to. Bringing a blend of both futuristic and classic Ghanaian rhythms set to a sultry... read more
Little Simz – Stained Subconsciousness (ft. Chuck20)

Little Simz – Stained Subconsciousness (ft. Chuck20)

Energetic powerful and empowering, this track energises and shocks all at once. An urgent cry for help voices everyone’s frustrations of the modern world and human nature from whence time began. Repetitive rhythmic and zen all at the same time, Little Simz is a... read more
Anenon – Mouth

Anenon – Mouth

This electro piece provides you wonderment with an almost space age edge, tech ambient mid-section that will fill your soul with delirium. It infuses you as its floating airy choral vocals are guaranteed to send you into a world unknown. A world full of wonder and... read more
Floating Points – Peroration Six

Floating Points – Peroration Six

Opens like fresh water droplets splashing onto your forehead, with its gentle tinkling percussion..it then transpires into something more sinister, urgent and menacing. On a loop this track is a ..mixture of jazz infused electronica building to a dark crescendo with a... read more
Thee Oh Sees – Fortress

Thee Oh Sees – Fortress

The Thee Oh Sees have been around since 1997 and are renowned for their experimental home recordings. You may well approach the track with that idea in mind. When the guitars enter after half a minute however, my foot was tapping helplessly. Come on. Go. But from then... read more
She Devils – Where There’s No One

She Devils – Where There’s No One

Hold on? She Devils, Argentinian Punk band, going for 20 years? Well this is a departure from La Piel Dura territory. This isn’t noisy, this isn’t brash. This is trance like. It’s beautiful. The track is already gaining ground and you can hear or perhaps feel why. It... read more
Pusha T – “Crutches, Crosses, Casket

Pusha T – “Crutches, Crosses, Casket

Well Pusha T is never going to be accused of pulling his punches. Born Terrence Thornton this American hip hop artist is now top dollar having become President of Kanye West’s GOOD music label this year. Nominated for two Grammys in 2003 and 2013 and guesting or... read more
Pop. 1280 – “Pyramids on Mars”

Pop. 1280 – “Pyramids on Mars”

Pop 1280 is actually a 1964 crime novel described by critic Marche as a “true masterpiece, a preposterously upsetting, ridiculously hilarious layer cake of nastiness, a romp through a world of nearly infinite deceit.””  Today’s Pop1280 are conjuring the same... read more
Aphex Twin-Avril Alt Delay

Aphex Twin-Avril Alt Delay

Irish born, British raised electronic composer Richard David James has been transforming the world of electronic music since 1991 and his track ‘Avril Alt Delay’ is no exception. For those who have yet to experience James’ ambient Techno, ‘Avril alt delay’ allows for... read more
Drew Howard and Birthday Boy – Benny and Lil’ Zee

Drew Howard and Birthday Boy – Benny and Lil’ Zee

Critics say Ontario born rapper Drew Howard has birthed the Toronto sound and from the opening notes of ‘Benny and Lil’ Zee’ you know they’re not wrong. What started as a one off collaboration with producer Birthday Boy, luckily turned into a full-length project... read more
Cymbals Eat Guitars-Aerobed

Cymbals Eat Guitars-Aerobed

Cymbals Eat Guitars burst onto the Indie Rock scene in New York in 2007, while it’s been 6 years since there last album the band hasn’t been dormant. The last few years have been spent steadily building their name by touring with the big names of Indie Rock, that said... read more
Freddie Gibbs-Fuckin Up The Count

Freddie Gibbs-Fuckin Up The Count

Straight off the bat when listening to Indiana born Gibbs’ ‘Fuckin Up The Count’ you know this is not just another rap song. The opening verse starts fast and rises in intensity, listeners can almost taste the desperation that Freddie Gibbs feels. This song visits... read more
Jeremih-Oui

Jeremih-Oui

No stranger to the R&B scene Jeremih has previously collaborated with the likes of Ludacris, 50 Cent and Lil’ Wayne. He’s the kind of artist that makes teenage girls go crazy and that you secretly have a shameful soft spot for. ‘Oui’ is no exception is that rule,... read more
Dawit Eklund – Lies are Chic

Dawit Eklund – Lies are Chic

Dawit Eklund already has some solid credentials to his name, co-founding the independent record company 1432 R, based out of Washington DC. But Lies are Chic is a piece from Eklund’s creative side rather than his business side. Lies are Chic is a beat-fuelled... read more
Rick Ross – Bill Gates

Rick Ross – Bill Gates

Bill Gates has been ranked the “Richest Man in the World” sixteen times, so it’s only fitting that Rick Ross, ranked the “Hottest MC in the Game” by MTV, has written a song about him. Rick (a multi-millionaire himself) takes on... read more
Fabolous – We Good feat Rich Homie Quan

Fabolous – We Good feat Rich Homie Quan

Taken from his 2014 album ‘The Young OG Project’, this simple, chilled out but catchy track from Brooklyn rapper Fabolous is his first collaboration with Atlanta rapper Rich Homie Quan. Everything’s good in Fabolous’s world: he can deal with anything –... read more
Mike G & Coodie Breeze – Witness

Mike G & Coodie Breeze – Witness

This collaboration between Mike G, the American rapper and DJ best known as a member of hip hop collective Odd Future, and Coodie Breeze, otherwise known as Pyramid Quince, has all the energy of a sleeping group of stoners – but somehow still manages to creep under... read more
Julien Baker – Sprained Ankle

Julien Baker – Sprained Ankle

In a time when young artists can be discovered overnight and rocketed towards Lorde-esque success, Julien Baker is the latest teen songwriter to come onto the scene, with the title track from her new Sprained Ankle album. And quite frankly, the song is gorgeous.... read more
Redlight feat Melissa Whiskey – Threshold

Redlight feat Melissa Whiskey – Threshold

This much anticipated track is on release 12 November. Its uplifting rhythm as the track opens with a 12 piece orchestra is produced by Bristol born Redlight. Threshold explodes onto the airwaves in an energetic mix combines slick production with subtle... read more
Lethal Bizzle & Stormzy – Dude

Lethal Bizzle & Stormzy – Dude

These two MC’s lethal Bizle and Stormzy have Teamed up to bring this fast paced energetic offering to their fanbase. Setting the airwaves alight the two trade verses and compete for attention in this grime track. Calling out anyone who pretends to be something they’re... read more
MØ – Kamikaze

MØ – Kamikaze

This latest electropop offering, a collaboration between MØ and Diplo of Major Lazer has a catchy vocal. Released on 15 October through Sony, it has already topped Belgium and Danish Music charts. Shot in Kiev, the video for this indie pop track is a cultural urban... read more
Miguel feat Chris Brown & Future – Simple Things

Miguel feat Chris Brown & Future – Simple Things

This star studded remix collaboration from Miguel who enlists Chris Brown and Future has found a showcase on his Wildheart album. The lyrically seductive tones of Miguel, blend with those of Chris Brown and Future and ooze from this remix cut like honey and lemon for... read more
KDA feat Tinie Tempah & Katy B


KDA feat Tinie Tempah & Katy B


This vocal collaboration between rapper Tinie Tempah and vocal gymnast Katie B lays down a rhythmic nightclub beat from the outset. Tinie gets into the groove immediately with his energy and vocals which set the song on fire. Katy B’s response chorus strengthens... read more
Boosie Badazz – Letter to 2 Pac

Boosie Badazz – Letter to 2 Pac

This is not a song. This is a confession, and what a confession it is! The rapper has opened his soul to the God of Hip Hop, and shares with him all the sorrows of his own life. He is talking about all the inequalities in the modern day society, and about how the Hip... read more
Young Jeezy – Nov. 13th Freestyle

Young Jeezy – Nov. 13th Freestyle

Nov. 13th Freestyle single is announcing Young Jeezy’s forthcoming album.  The track was named after the release date of the album. Young Jeezy is carefully building the hype before the album’s release.  “Church in the streets” will be his... read more
Rudimental Ft, Ed Sheeran – Lay It All On Me

Rudimental Ft, Ed Sheeran – Lay It All On Me

Rudimental’s latest single Lay it All On Me has some killer beats. Band has publicly broadcasted the track, for the first time in late September on BBC’s Radio 1. This isn’t the first band’s collaboration with Ed Sheeran, since they recorded... read more
Sia – Alive

Sia – Alive

Hit single Alive was released on September 24th 2015 to announce Sia’s forthcoming album “This is Acting”. She has co-written and co-produced the song with Adele and Tobias Jesso Jr.  Alive was written in a writing session with Adele, and was... read more
Kneebody & Daedelus – Drum Battle

Kneebody & Daedelus – Drum Battle

Drum Battle is a collaboration between the team of instrumental five-piece Kneebody and electronic producer Daedelus. And yep, it does exactly what it says on the tin. And it doesn’t mess around. The drums grab your attention immediately, supported by the... read more
People Skills – Pogradec Embankment 1

People Skills – Pogradec Embankment 1

While I’m not one for post-modern electronica, People Skills, also known as Jesse Dewlow, is something a little different. The intentionally abrasive sounds make for some interesting, challenging listening, and Pogradec Embankment 1 is no different. The track is the... read more
Devontée – Godspeed ft. Joey Bada$$

Devontée – Godspeed ft. Joey Bada$$

Devontée is on the verge of releasing his new mixtape, the self-made District Vibe. Whether or not the 22 year old Canadian is the finished product is yet to be seen. The first release from the mixtape is Godspeed, a collaboration with Brooklyn-native Joey Bada$$. In... read more
Diplo & Sleepy Tom – Be Right There

Diplo & Sleepy Tom – Be Right There

This fabulous reconstruction of Jade’s 1992 single Don’t Walk Away, sees Diplo team together with Canadian Sleepy Tom and the soulful vocals of Priscilla Renea to add to the wealth of music he’s already released. Listening to ‘Be Right There’ you will experience a... read more
Bloc Party – The Love Within

Bloc Party – The Love Within

It takes a while to adapt if you’re a die-hard Bloc Party fan, but once your mind has caught up with the incredible change, you won’t be disappointed. Following their 2013 hiatus as a group, they are back with this challenging track that will have you by the killer... read more
Rick Ross feat Chris Brown – Sorry

Rick Ross feat Chris Brown – Sorry

Yet another delivery from Rick Ross will please fans who never have to wait long for a new instalment. Adding to the wealth of music released recently, this is a little different. The hip hop mainstay brings intensity alongside a chilled R&B vibe with Chris Brown... read more
Ciara – Paint It Black

Ciara – Paint It Black

Ciara, the beloved R&B genius, is drawing fans in a whole new direction. She describes this latest release as pushing her to the edge of her limits, particularly in terms of what people expect from her. It fails to disappoint, it is both mesmerising and haunting,... read more
The Vamps – Wake Up

The Vamps – Wake Up

Returning to the charts once more, The Vamps haven’t disappointed with this feel-good anthem that is, without doubt, more grown-up and advanced that anything they’ve released yet. The four piece band of Brad Simpson, James McVey, Tristan Evans and Connor Ball have... read more
Eleanor Friedberger – He Didn’t Mention His Mother

Eleanor Friedberger – He Didn’t Mention His Mother

Eleanor Friedberger is perhaps better known for being the younger sister in brother, sister Indie act The Fiery Furnances and for her famous ex Alex Kapranos of Franz Ferdinand fame dedicating his track Eleanor Put Your Boots On to the American singer. This track... read more
Ensemble Economique – You, By Candlelight

Ensemble Economique – You, By Candlelight

Ensemble Economique is the project masterminded by Californian born Brian Pyle. Now on his eleventh album the work of Pyle is best described as ambient and You, By Candlelight is a perfect example of his craft. Pyle himself describes his work “as if day and night were... read more
Levantis (Technicolour)

Levantis (Technicolour)

Levantis, the moniker of one of electronic music’s serial innovators, drops his debut long-player Romantic Psychology 1 on LP, CD and digitally – Ninjashop / iTunes / Bandcamp / Spotify The black 180g vinyl LP is housed in an Inspira deep black sleeve with... read more
Roots Manuva (Big Dada) New Album ‘Bleeds’ Out Now

Roots Manuva (Big Dada) New Album ‘Bleeds’ Out Now

Roots Manuva is back with a dazzling new album, Bleeds, available on LP, CD, digitally and streaming services – Ninjashop / iTunes / Amazon / Bandcamp / Spotify Drawing upon production assistance from young British producer, Fred, together with musical... read more
Monika – Secret in the Dark

Monika – Secret in the Dark

There may be the worst recession in living memory going on in Greece but Monika Christodoulou continues to sell out shows in her native land and her music is platinum selling there. The talented Monika plays many instruments and performs acoustic sets live but here... read more
Morgan Geist – Darkstar

Morgan Geist – Darkstar

Morgan Geist, songwriter, mixer, DJ, producer and all round house music creative goes by the stage name Storm Queen. Hailing from the US Geist has had more success in Europe with his track Look Right Through topping the charts in the UK in 2013. He’s now back with his... read more
Sleepy Eyes – Mangoes

Sleepy Eyes – Mangoes

Track 6 from the relatively recent album Circadia, this track captures the soul of the album. Like an unhinged Morcheeba, you’ll feel almost comforted, but at once forsaken. You feel the music will settle you but it doesn’t. This isn’t comforting. However, if it were... read more
Bibi Bourelly – Ego

Bibi Bourelly – Ego

New track from the LA based, German born, Moroccan/Haitian singer songwriter makes it easy to see why she is attracting such a strong following online and been backed by Radio One in the UK. Her lyrics are raw and honest and not for your grandmother. When she sings... read more

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