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...

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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...

Who runs the North? GIRLS!

But what’s going on outside of London? Does Grime exist up North? Is there a UK rap and R&B scene beyond Birmingham’s bull ring? Errrmmmmmm does Marcel mention blazing squad all the time? Duh!! Of COURSE there is! Last year I brought you various interviews, articles and gig reviews from the Manny mandem, but it’s long overdue for the Miss Manny’s to get their time to shine. Step forward ‘angels (and devils) of the North’ …

Camden’s Court Jester releases EP: Eros Apollo

It is fitting that Dappy entitled his latest release Eros Apollo as Greek myth reveals Eros - the god of love and Apollo a feared warrior and god of war; is a complex tale of two enemies who became allies after a long period of insult and disagreement, along with the general tone of the EP this also represents the struggle Dappy seems to have with himself and the media. One minute he’s the harmless joker prancing about in one of his many bobble hats

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.

What Makes Lunar Tick?

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