Wind It Up! SIDEWINDER Season is here! (Promo piece)

If you missed So Solid crew last year, guess what? They are back at Bowlers on Saturday 25th February 2017 to set it off with a bang, you lucky lot! Fresh faces Abra Cadabra will be robbing us of energy as he is set to shell down on stage and cause a madness and man of the moment Big Tobz joins the line up alongside Cadet ...

Bigga, Badda, Better: Bigga Fish, The New Wave tour 2017

We struck it lucky again when we were invited back to Bigga Fish to see wa gwarn and catch up with some old friends of ours who had been invited back to perform (Kay Rico and DJ Win.) Last year Bigga Fish was a one city performance this year the enterprise cast their net a whole lot wider as they had bigga fish to fry. They embarked on a 3 city tour kicking off with Birmingham on 20th February, Manchester 21st February and the grand finale in London on 25th February. Another twist...

Diamonds are forever: Introducing Blvck Diamond, Mic Check Interview

I was temporarily dazzled by the glisten and glare I spied emerging from the dimness surrounding us created by non-other than Manchester’s talented R&B collective ‘Blvck diamond’ consisting of members Kay Angz (producer, singer, songwriter and engineer), JNR - (Singer/Songwriter), GH05T (Producer Piano/Keys player), Shinaye (Singer/Songwriter), OffKee - (Rapper/MC), Romayne Erin (Close Friend of the group and intermittent guitarist) and missing member on the night ...

Lady Ice’s latest release ‘Take Two’ presented by P110 Media (which sees her invert the title of ‘One take’ – see what she did there, you can’t fault the wit) is a continuation of her ‘One take’ freestyle as the scene has changed from a day time settings to after hours with street lights and neon shop signs highlighting lady Ice’s on trend Adidas tracksuit and trademark crop top

A catch up with Manchester MC Kay Rico at Bigga Fish New Wave party 2016

While I was staring at the tray of food backstage and deciding whether I wanted to be the first one to pig out on the untouched feast or if I should wait for someone else to dive in so I didn’t look like I’d never been fed, Kay Rico saved me from my stressful dilemma and agreed to a quick chat before he hit the stage.

Bigga Fish catching waves: Wavey End of term party 2016

The city of Manchester had Bigga fish to fry when they hosted their end of term event at the O2 Academy on Friday 22nd July to a crowd of gassed Grime and hyper hip hop hip hop fans ready to cut loose and leave any signs of study in the shade and start their summer with Manchester and Birmingham Rap and Grime artists – Mist, Burgaboy, Kay Rico and Keekz Bigga fish is an enterprise with a twist as they enlist 14 -25 year olds to join their 10 week street team programme which teaches young people skills

Mud baths, Madness and Mayhem: Parklife Festival 2016, Day 1

the festival itself was located at Heaton Park, Manchester, but one must present themselves where the party is in progress) With the gal gang assembled early doors and shots lined up before midday on Saturday like a squad of soldiers ready to intoxicate and inebriate the four of us we were ready to roll. Whilst queueing to gain access to the festival it struck me how vigorous security checks were on the guys, due to the fact the violent incidents which threatened to see the festival shutdown permanently had involved men.

Gone Clear or Going Court?

On 01st May Bugzy Malone set twitter timelines buzzing as a news report from the largely unknown website – Publishedlive.com surfaced reporting that Bugzy had been arrested for possessing stolen goods, but the twist in this tale is that rumour had it Bugzy had incriminated himself by flexin’ a ‘stolen’ Rolex in one of his videos. Cue an avalanche of tweets labelling Bugzy a waste man and had Grime fans wondering if Chip was right all along in calling him a dickhead.