*NEW VIDEO* FFSYTHO & Filthy Gears’ come to merk as they: ‘Bop Through Ya Manor’

FFSYTHO ‘Bop through ya manor’, produced by the producer who I’m convinced does not sleep – Filthy Gears, is no exception. The video to yet another attention grabbing freestyle which dropped last year, has finally landed and it was worth the wait. As the track opens with Filthy Gears skittish violins, FFSYTHO is sat on an arm chair...

A Sobering Serenade from Ohema X ft. Big Narstie *NEW SINGLE* ‘SOBER’

Every now and then you hear a good piece of pure pop that makes you feel refreshed and puts a spring in your step with its uplifting vibe and that is exactly what producer spookzville has achieved on the instrumental of this spring fresh single by Dice recording artists’ Ohema X and Big Nastier....

Factually Fantastic! *ALBUM REVIEW* ‘Fantasy & Facts’ by Roses Gabor

and finally on the 22nd February 2019 the wait was over. Ms. Roses’ Gabor’s debut album ‘Fantasy & Facts’ is here, and it is a mass of floating clouds made of candy floss drifting under edible skittles flavoured rainbows, floating towards a faraway never-never land where sunflowers sing and birds beautify you upon arrival with crowns made of ivory entwined with bluebells. ‘Fantasy & Facts’ really does play like the dream you never want to awake from.,,,

Introducing: Pupps with,’D.I.Y’ EP

Dean "Pupps" Brown is a 24 year old English rapper, songwriter and performer from Bow, East London. Having had a tough upbringing; with no contact with his Father until his later years, Pupps used music as a means of escape, developing a talent for songwriting and performing in the process. Having spent most of his time on the streets of East London, Pupps started to write about his observations and life experiences, giving a unique insight into what it really means to grow up in today's East London. ..

*INTERVIEW* Rude Kid at Grime Originals

Securing this interview with one of the Lords of the decks with Grime producer Rude Kid, has presented my greatest challenge, since I nearly broke both thumbs, figuring out the combo code on street fighter 2 turbo to execute a flawless Chun Li upside down, spinning helicopter scissor kick! The interview at Grime originals went according to plan in one take, or so I thought. There I was, ready to jump into transcribing my next interview from my Dictaphone when I hear “Over here?” then nothing but white noise! Nooooooooo! ‘What happened to the interview?’ I panicked...

*INTERVIEW* – Grime Violinist at Grime Originals

It is all of the above that makes Tanya Cracknell, AKA  Grime violinist such an intriguing performer, she has carved out a niche in a scene you would not automatically place her, as a classically trained musician, bringing live instrument to Grime's earth shattering logic pro beats. The Grime violinists' covers of contemporary cuts such as ...

*INTERVIEW* with Madders Tiff at Grime Originals

By Cammy Thomas If the title of Madders Tiff recent EP 'Madders On The Block' is anything to go by, the madness on her block is down to her being on absolute bits this year and having a busy block to pattern! This year alone she has worked with some of the Grime's powerhouse producers including Wiley on 'Underdog', Rude Kid… Continue reading *INTERVIEW* with Madders Tiff at Grime Originals

Grime’s Court Jester D Double E – *ALBUM REVIEW* Jackuum!

In keeping with D Double's’ expert comedic timing, his debut album 'Jackuum' opens with D Double E being interviewed by a posh middle class elderly lady at 'Jackuum FM.' The ‘interviewer’ approaches dizzying levels of delirium at the mere presence of D double E in the studio! As its D Double E voicing the character it makes it twice as hilarious when the character states in a Hyacinth Bouquet plummy accent, "Oh my GOSH, this is ridiculous. I'm ACTUALLY blushing", after D double’ delivers a BLUKU! at her request...

Ghetts and Kojey Radical deliver ‘Black Rose’ Bouquets To Black Women: A deep dive into Colourism and Gender Divides

Ghetts had decided to drag the subject of colourism to the surface, between the cracks appearing within our race and the music industry. It was always going to take a fearless artist to tackle the formerly hidden issue of colourism, someone who was capable of viewing the world from differing perspectives and could deliver the message in a sensitive way. It was going to take someone ahead of his time, who was a “A Shepherd not a sheep” (as Ghetts told us, on the 2014 track ‘Man like me’) ...