More Life in the Park: Parklife festival Review 2017

I arrived at Parklife looking like Ini Kamoze’s ‘hot stepper’ yanking my trusted wellies from inches of mud. I nestled myself in at the front of the Temple stage to catch the last half of the walking soul system’s set - 1xtra’s Jamz Supernova, who was joined by fierce Croydon MC stush, who flexed her skills to an eager crowd ...

Kano remembers his manors on his epic album release: Made in the manor

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.

Tinie’s Disturbing Speakers in a BIG way: Junk Food Mixtape Review

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.