Kano displays his polaroid’s from the past expertly as the album opens on a red-hot summers day and you can almost feel yourself melting in the manor as Kano tells us it’s ‘T-shirt weather in the manor’ we are transported to a time before the release of Kano’s first album where Heartless crew ruled the airwaves; as you try to cool down with a “Screw ball 99, flake it out” the instrumental is subtle with a simple piano melody underscoring Kano’s story ensuring we can hear what he has to say.
Unless you became a lodger on an alien space ship chillin with e.t’s and got dropped off yesterday you’d know That Bugzy has had one of the busiest years on the Grime scene in 2015. Bugzy Malone is the very definition on what you’d call an overnight celebrity…on the surface of it, behind the scenes… Continue reading What’s Buggin Bugzy?
The metaphor Hip hop / Hip POP star Tine Tempah alludes to in tilting his late 2015 mixtape “Junk Food” seems to be that he’s presenting to us, the listener a mixture of differing ingredients including sizzling peppers, chilli’s and sauce served up by many chefs who use the ingredients in varied amounts to suit their personal tastes.
West London rapper Mickey 2 Time dropped his new video for the single ‘Gold’ in association with Link up TV on 20th December. The video accompanying the track is nothing short of stunning, hypnotic and stylish, director Tracer Ital brought his A game on the breath-taking visuals which feature a beautiful woman adorned in (what… Continue reading Mickey 2 Time strikes Gold with Stunning Visuals
Round 37 FIGHT, ok a slight exaggeration there but I can safely say I’ve lost count of the lyrical volcanos Chip has found himself at the centre of over the past year or so. We only get a few months rest before red hot chips are scooped from the bubbling, grease filled deep fat fryer and hurled full force into the face of which ever opponent has annoyed the ‘Tottenham Taser tongued’ artist
Lunar C’s devilish delivery first came to prominence with the MC clashes “Don’t Flop” a battle ground for Lunar to body his opponents one by one as though he were knocking down toy soldiers. Most noticeable of these clashes were his epic rounds with worthy opponent Oshea which saw Lunar destroy him with crushing bars such as
You are powering through on the jagged platform; you’ve failed this level a good few times now but it’s those failures which have enabled you to plan a water tight strategy that cannot fail. You’ve observed, you’ve persisted, and you’ve persevered and now it’s time to execute. There he is! The big red bloated octopus… Continue reading AJ Emerges from the Lane to find Fame
“There may be trouble ahead” echoes the baritone and booming voice from the Middle East Bar in Boston, U.S. Those bass filled tones belong to none other than the Grime high master Skepta. Just how much ‘trouble’ Skepta has caused for his peers by being embraced by an unbreakable market where movies are made and… Continue reading Skepta Stays steppin’ steady: Top Boy documentary
There seems to be a problem brewing and it’s picking up pace that no amount of avoiding hiding or running for cover can offer an escape from it. The problem goes by the name of Michael Omari otherwise known as Stormzy and this storm shows no signs of slowing down so we may as well embrace it and get swept away by the tail of this tornado tearing up the scene because it’s going nowhere fast.