Treddin’ On his Own: Cadell ‘L.O.N.D.O.N’ *ALBUM REVIEW*

Which brings us to 2018's brilliant 'L.O.N.D.O.N' (Lots of nig*as don't observe nature) album, where Cadell completely and undoubtedly comes into his own on his second full length project. There are no production elements or conversational soundbites on this album which link him to his elder brother. Listening to L.O.N.D.O.N an image formed of..

Honourable Mention: ‘Outbursts from the Outskirts’ by Manga Saint Hilare & Lewi B

Manga unleashes his startling outburst detailing how he doesn’t fit in anywhere and how he was more concerned with creps than his parents struggles to make ends meet. As Manga digs even deeper into his soul, his voice cracks and breaks with the pain of reminiscing about his difficult past and the emotions Manga had to revisit to provide the most honest piece of work I have heard all year. Manga poignantly admits “Grime nearly killed me and Grime saved my life, grime gave me an in and grime kept me outside” ...

*VIDEO REVIEW* Lion Babe, ‘Rockets’ Ft. Moe Moks

The dazzling New York duo comprising of producer Lucas Goodman and sultry singer Jillian Hervey gives us soul-funk on cosmic rainbows with shimmer sun flares on their newly released single 'Rockets.' The production can only be described as deliciously swirling spheres of aural psychedelia orbiting the hazy atmosphere of a sky filled with a multitude of hues. The percussion on the track...

Album Review: Heavy Smasherz, from The Heavy Trackerz

The ‘Heavy Trackerz’ did right to call their concept album ‘Odyssey’ as it really does take you on an otherworldly journey of the sonic stratosphere and beyond which would explain the space suits on the album cover. The trackerz with the tekkerz explore many tuneful terrains in their exploration through song and space visiting Grime on ‘Rude boy flex’ ft. Ghetts, reggae on ‘Survivor’ ft. Doctor, Inch of section boyz and Joe Grind, Gospel on the choir assisted ‘Feel the love’, RnB/Dance on ‘Days like This’ complete with the gorgeously feminine allure of Tizzy’s vocals. We even have a foray into the UKG arena with a reworking of the singalong garage classic ‘Sorry’ and fresh vocals from original singer Monsta boy. We are treated to a frustrated but brilliant Manga Saint Hilaire airing his ...

These Boots are made for running: NoLay ‘Run up’ *NEW* Video

The unorthodox daughter of Grime and boss bish in general NoLay drops her third video from her phenomenal debut album ‘This Woman (Live)’ which is packed full of bad gyal riddims and honest antidotes, detailing thirsty men and the expectations sometimes thrust upon women, her rightful place at the top of Grime’s throne alongside the mandem and...

Eternal Sunshine of a (Semi) Spotless Mind: Tyler the Creator, ‘Scum F*ck /Flower Boy’ Album review

The above is how Tyler the creator’s abstract fifth album ‘Scum f*ck / flower boy’ plays out. Tyler has created a beautiful body of work full of lazy summer days spent barefoot meandering aimlessly through lush filled sprawling fields that are post card pretty in a place where time stands still...