There is a lack of classic projects in the Uk scene, but with the abundance of talent, it is only a matter of time before a timeless project is made.
Over the last few years rap fans of a certain age have felt a very clear disconnect with the hip hop of the current time. The recent evolution of hip … Continue reading New School Rappers for Old Heads.
On the 12th May Jazz Café hosted an event dedicated to this viral project, which saw an in-house band, led by Vels Trio’s Jack Stephenson-Oliver, perform their own variation on the ‘SadeVillian I and II’ projects for a sold-out crowd.
The UK rap scene is going from strength to strength, with afro trap and drill artists gaining millions of fans, views and listens. However, although these two particular strands of … Continue reading Ocean wisdom shuts down Electric Ballroom with impressive lyrical acrobatics
What is your criteria for a hip-hop legend? The longevity of their career? Sustaining a certain musical ability for a number of years? The amount of high quality projects they … Continue reading Legend: Common
DeeWain has been putting in the work over the last couple of years and after the release of ‘Sense of Entitlement (S.O.E.),’ it was clear to see that the … Continue reading DeeWain journeys down a darker path for new project, ‘Be Safe Tho’
Beast coast was in the building! When XOYO hosted experimental rap group The Underachievers on the 20th February. Consisting of rappers Issa Gold and AK, The Underachievers manage to bring … Continue reading The Underachievers @ XOYO
Soulful. Sweet. Spiritual. Just a few words that can describe the music of young, songstress Anessa’ Marie. Her frank song writing and silky vocals provide something different to the flourishing … Continue reading Artist Spotlight: Aneesa Marie Interview
Your Old Droog – Artist Spotlight The general consensus amongst the old school hip hop fans, especially the ‘stuck in the 90s’ rap fans, is that the skill level in … Continue reading Artist Spotlight: Your Old Droog
Last week, we headed down to the 3rd event hosted by GUAP Magazine (@guapmag), aptly titled ‘GUAP Part 3’. The event boasted an impressive line-up of unsigned UK talent ranging … Continue reading Guap Party 3 presented by Guap Magazine