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  • Watch Ray Blk Join NFTR In An Interview About Her New Album, Being Woke And More

    Watch Ray Blk Join NFTR In An Interview About Her New Album, Being Woke And More

    South East’s London Catford, first unsigned artist to win BBC Sound of 2017 – Ray Blk – joins the Not For The Radio show to discuss her latest album “Empress”, the importance of being woke, Anthony Joshua and getting into some personal details such as dating.   Nessie

  • Belly Squad Release Visuals To “SOS”, First Single Off The “Bon Appétit” mixtape

    Belly Squad Release Visuals To “SOS”, First Single Off The “Bon Appétit” mixtape

    East Londoners Yung and Ty  and South of the Thames’s Ross, better known as the Belly Squad have listened to their fans and returned with the most anticipated “Bon Appétit” mixtape and the visuals to its first single – “SOS”. With singles such as “Missing” and “Ribena” previously released, the mixtape keeps the wave going, featuring the likes of fellow artists Headie One, Young T and Bugsey. With visuals directed by Kirx, “SOS” sees the artists in a car park, sporting a […]

  • YBBA Awards Celebrates Black Excellence

    YBBA Awards Celebrates Black Excellence

    We are a team of experienced self-starters and global policy professionals with expertise in politics, business and civil society. We want to play our part in preparing the next generation for the opportunities and challenges they will face in a century of increased and rapid change. That is how the team behind the Young Black Business Awards describes itself with its main focus being on promoting the work of young black excellence, trying to facilitate career pathways and increase awareness of business […]

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  • S.White (23 Drillas) Asks “Why You Coming Fast” In New Project

    S.White (23 Drillas) Asks “Why You Coming Fast” In New Project

    Member of Birmingham’s Erdington 23 Drillas crew, S.White returns with a cold production, remixing one of the most viral video on social media at the moment – “Why You Coming Fast?!” but not just that. The visuals curtesy of Lewis Tha Creator capture S.White in a barber shop in endz, flexing on a beat produced by Ghosty. S.White sets the record straight from early with facts, as the lyrics go, and manages to remix yet another viral line as he refers […]

  • Naira Marley Releases Cinematic Visuals For “Japa”

    Naira Marley Releases Cinematic Visuals For “Japa”

    South East London’s Peckham pioneer of AfroBashment, Naira Marley, releases most anticipated visuals to his single “Japa”. After introducing the audio version short while back this year, the tune has been gaining the likes of everyone over the summer so the video dropped just on time. Ever since his debut track “Marry Juana”, the first tune where he fused the slang and accent of his birth city Lagos with the floor filling riddims of Jamaican Bashment – all delivered with the charismatic […]

  • Coco And Capo Lee Are On A “Roll Out” In New Visuals

    Coco And Capo Lee Are On A “Roll Out” In New Visuals

    Sheffield MC, Coco and fellow artist, North London’s MC Capo Lee seem to be making the grime scene lively with the release of “Roll Out” . With strong hip hop background in their genes, the two artists sound hard on the “old skoll” grime instrumental as they go back and forth between some hard sounding bars. The JFX Visuals capture the two posted somewhere in endz, vibzin and jumping straight to spitting. With both Coco and Capo Lee having been […]

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  • KO Delivers Fresh New “Behind Barz” Freestyle

    KO Delivers Fresh New “Behind Barz” Freestyle

    East London’s Homerton, KO, makes his “Behind Barz” debut with a killer freestyle. On a beat produced by Chubz TP, the rapper jumps in to show off his witty wordplay and delivers some raw sounding content. As per usual, KO is really not shy in letting it all out and his fan base seems to be liking it more and more as by looking at his views, the numbers are going up every time he releases new content. His latest project […]

  • Loski Tells Everyone To “Calm Down” In His Latest Project

    Loski Tells Everyone To “Calm Down” In His Latest Project

    South London rapper Loski has released his latest single titled “Calm Down” and it is sounding hard. The artist premiered the single on Thursday during DJ Target’s BBC1xtra and soon after the visuals came out via his Youtube channel. Loski has already proved his versatility before in terms of delivery, but “Calm Down” captures yet another side of him. He manages to kill the more upbeat sounding tempo by throwing some shady bars, referencing to his ops and telling everyone […]

  • One Acen Reveals Visuals For His Latest Project “GucciChanel”

    One Acen Reveals Visuals For His Latest Project “GucciChanel”

    North London’s rapper One Acen has released the visuals to his latest project “GucciChanel” and it is looking like he is actually living his best life, as he has been saying it all summer. One Acen had everyone put the audio on repeat as he launched it just a short while back and now he brings out the visuals. To show his appreciation to his listeners, One Acen played on the title of his song and took two lucky fans […]

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  • Tiny Boost Talks “Strictly For The Streets”, Jail, Sn1 And More

    Tiny Boost Talks “Strictly For The Streets”, Jail, Sn1 And More

    South London’s Peckham rapper Tiny Boost begun his return to the music scene earlier this year and it has been straight fire ever since. After warming up his fan base with tracks such as “Streets Back”, “On The Corner”, “Streets Calling” and two freestyles, he released his most anticipated mixtape called “Strictly For The Streets”. The mixtape is a 17 track project with features from heavyweights in the music scene such as Giggs, Sneakbo, K-Trap, S Loud, Suspect and more. Tiny brings in […]

  • Loz Releases Visuals To “Zeze Freestyle”

    Loz Releases Visuals To “Zeze Freestyle”

    What started off as an Instagram challenge has now turned Loz’s freestyle into a proper music video. Loz is a popular figure on Instagram and also J Hus’s ex. After posting a short clip on her Instagram page, the Instagram model received a lot of negative backlash from people but also a lot of them jumped on the #ShakuOnTheBeatAswell wave. Turning cons into pros, Loz saw this as an opportunity to turn the social media challenge into an even bigger […]

  • Last Man Standing: D Double E, Novelist, Jaykae, Lady Lykez, Big Zuu & more | BR x Call Of Duty

    Last Man Standing: D Double E, Novelist, Jaykae, Lady Lykez, Big Zuu & more | BR x Call Of Duty

    In anticipation of the launch of the launch of Black Ops 4, Black Out, the Boiler Room have teamed up with Call Of Duty for a one-off showcase of the absolute best in Grime and UK Rap, going bar-for-bar in a classic Grime rally style and fashion. The line-up looked crazy, with heavy weight names in UK’s music scene to create madness: D Double E, Novelist, 67, Ambush Buzzworl, Jammerbbk, Jaykae, Footsie Newham, Big Zuu, Lady Lykez and DJ Melody Kane. Nothing gives […]

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  • Adidas And Transport For London Partner Up For Limited Edition Trainers To Come With £80 Oyster Card

    Adidas And Transport For London Partner Up For Limited Edition Trainers To Come With £80 Oyster Card

    “This partnership allows Adidas to celebrate the world’s most famous transport system and London through our designs. True to Adidas’ Originals principles, the collaboration takes its inspiration from the past, present and future to celebrate the heritage and unity of London’s creators. United by TFL. Told by Originals.” Adidas and Transport for London have joined forces for a limited edition collaboration that will give away a £80 Oyster card when purchasing a pair of trainers. The collection is titled the […]

  • New Wireless Festival Regulations Ban Artists From Swearing Or Wear Offensive Clothing

    New Wireless Festival Regulations Ban Artists From Swearing Or Wear Offensive Clothing

    Wireless Festival has been allowed to remain in London’s Finsbury Park, but artists will be asked not to swear or wear “offensive” clothes. Earlier this week it was announced in the media that the Haringey Council dismissed the The Friends of Finsbury Park group’s efforts to have the music festival’s license completely revoked. Live Nation instead received a set of conditions that would allow them to still have the festival in London only if artists “do not sing or play any vulgar, obscene or […]

  • Big Zeeks, E. Mak And Diggy Ustle Talk About “Big Dreams” In New Project

    Big Zeeks, E. Mak And Diggy Ustle Talk About “Big Dreams” In New Project

    North West’s London fresh prince of Harlesden, rapper Big Zeeks, enlists fellow rappers E. Mak and Diggy Ustle for a fresh project titled “Big Dreams”. Following his previous project with E. Mak and Diggy Ustle featuring Tinez – “It’s A Lot Of Money” and his featuring with the Ice City Boyz – J Stylez and Streetz – called “Ya Unnastan”,Big Zeeks continues to set waves with “Big Dreams”. Bringing in his signature dancehall flow, Big Zeeks steps in on the uptempo beat, […]

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  • Shakka Returns With New Single “Sugar Cane”

    Shakka Returns With New Single “Sugar Cane”

    British singer, songwriter and producer returns with brand new visuals to his latest project “Sugar Cane”. The fun, good vibes looking production by SugarCane Media, which is a funny name coincidence, captured Shakka and a crowd of people heading to a party in a mansion. The video follows the story of Shakka serenading a beautiful girl whom he appears to have a crush on, with captions of the on going party all throughout. Shakka’s self written and self produced “Sugar Cane” […]

  • Stana Returns With A Gripping New Track Called “Grime”

    Stana Returns With A Gripping New Track Called “Grime”

    East London’s Leyton MC Stana is definitely a veteran in the scene of grime, having been active since 2005 and having released some powerful projects in the past. Stana’s new project “Grime” lets the title speak for itself as the track pays homage to some of the heaviest name in the scene by resurrecting some classic grime lyrics and also bringing back a classic Avirex jacket. On a beat produced by Mystry, the MC refreshes everyone’s memory with his delivery while the […]

  • Skeamer Kills His “Behind Bars” Freestyle

    Skeamer Kills His “Behind Bars” Freestyle

    South London’s rapper and member of the Original Junction Boyz, Skeamer, steps in behind the Behind Bars microphone to drop a cold freestyle, a storytelling of situations he has experienced so far. Showcasing his flow on two different beats, he goes from a deep yet calm delivery to a more intense tempo, underlining the rawness of his message. Skeamer has definitely been consistent, having released three projects in the last 4 months. His remix to Gunna’s “Toast Up” passed 3 […]

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  • Tana Keeps It “Real” In New Video

    Tana Keeps It “Real” In New Video

    Birmingham’s grime MC, Tana, returns with clean cut visuals for his newest release “Real”. Soon after releasing his upbeat, back to the origins sounding track – “Back to Basics” – Tana is keeping it consistent with his new project and despite the on going debate of weather grime is dead or not, he proves it wrong. With a clear delivery, Tana steps on the smooth beat playing on the ideas and conceptions around the word “real”, referring to people around […]

  • Doktor, Spice – Down For Me Ft. Tribal Kush

    Doktor, Spice – Down For Me Ft. Tribal Kush

    The queen of dancehall, Spice, joins upcoming artist Doktor on his song titled “Down For Me” featuring Tribal Kush. The video sees them sending off good vibes in a beautiful island scenario, with Spice and her crew of girls bringing the hit to the party. Nessie

  • Section Boys Reintroduce Themselves As Smoke Boyz On “Hurry N Buy”

    Section Boys Reintroduce Themselves As Smoke Boyz On “Hurry N Buy”

    One of South London’s biggest rap crew and pioneers of UK’s urban sound since early 2015, Smoke Boys, formerly known as Section Boys, return to the scene with “Don’t Panic II”, the sequel to their mixtape “Don’t Panic” who entered the charts independently at number 36. “Don’t Panic II” did not disappoint as it took number 8 in the charts. To launch the album, the group releases the first set of visuals off the mixtape for “Hurry N Buy”. A Mornix […]

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  • #410 Skengdo x A.M Release Cold Visuals For “Back 4 Back”

    #410 Skengdo x A.M Release Cold Visuals For “Back 4 Back”

    North Brixton’s members of the #410 crew, Skengdo x AM return with the second release off their recently released mixtape “Greener on the Other Side” titled “Back 4 Back”. The project comes after the drill duo released a project with one of Chicago’s drill pioneer – Chief Keef. Produced by Croydon’s JB Made It, the fast paced sounding instrumental compliments both artists’ delivery, with Skengdo bringing some good quality wordplay while AM’s baritone bars absolutely smash it. A Finesse Foreva production […]

  • Prince Harry And Meghan, The Duchess of Sussex, Announce They Are Expecting Their First Baby

    Prince Harry And Meghan, The Duchess of Sussex, Announce They Are Expecting Their First Baby

    Five months after Prince Harry and Meghan Markle tied the knot in a beautiful ceremony at the Windsor Castle, they are now announcing they are expecting their first baby. Meghan and her husband, Prince Harry, broke the news to the family on Friday as they gathered in Windsor for Princess Eugenie’s wedding to Jack Brooksbank, with the rest of the world finding out on Monday. Both Meghan and Harry have dropped hints that they were planning to have a child, with Harry […]

  • Big Tobz Joins Litek For The Remix To “Atlanta”

    Big Tobz Joins Litek For The Remix To “Atlanta”

    South London’s one and only Big Tobz steps in with a new addition to his repertoire, the remix to Litek’s “Atlanta”. If you follow Big Tobz, you have noticed he has been putting in work recently, having a lot of projects on the roll. He teased a few days back that he is working on something completely different to his usual projects and it seems he was working on this new remix. When describing it, Big Tobz says: “I don’t […]

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  • Azealia Banks and Lana Del Rey Get Into An Intense Twitter Argument

    Azealia Banks and Lana Del Rey Get Into An Intense Twitter Argument

    “@shopcheapyxo u know the addy. Pull up anytime. Say it to my face. But if I were you- I wouldn’t.” – Lana Del Rey If anyone ever mentions Twitter beefs, there is always a big chance that Azealia’s name is involved. The singer who has become more known for her social media scandals rather than music recently got into a very heated up argument with fellow artist Lana del Rey. The argument did not come as a total surprise as […]

  • C Montana Puts His Mark On Nas’s “Oochie Wally” Freestyle

    C Montana Puts His Mark On Nas’s “Oochie Wally” Freestyle

    C Montana, one of the most discussed rappers in UK’s music scene for showing his extravagant style in his videos, is back with a cold freestyle. C Montana has received the likes of the public for songs such as “Gucci Mane”, “Drug Dealer” featuring fellow rapper Ay Em and almost sent the world to scandal with his age restricted video for “Off White”. Keeping the same style, he returns with a cold cover of Nas’ “Oochie Wally” instrumental and needless […]

  • Charlie Sloth Announces He Is Leaving The BBC After 10 Years

    Charlie Sloth Announces He Is Leaving The BBC After 10 Years

    “After almost 10 years of dedicating my life to BBC Radio 1Xtra and Radio 1 and achieving everything I set out to I’ve decided the time has come to leave the BBC and seek a new challenge.” …and that is how North West London, Somers Town DJ Charlie Sloth started his announcement of leaving the BBC via his social channels. “The 8th” and “The Rap Show” presenter has made a huge contribution to UK’s music scene, being one of the biggest […]

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  • Sheff G Links Taze For A Cold International Drill Collaboration

    Sheff G Links Taze For A Cold International Drill Collaboration

    As more and more UK x USA collaborations are happening, it is nothing but good news for UK’s music scene. New York, Brooklyn drill artist Sheff G joins Lewisham’s Grove Park drill rapper and member of the Splash Music Group – Taze for a wavy collaboration titled “Zoo”. On a beat produced by Kayman and MikaBeats, the two step in with the coldest flow. Posted on estates, they spazz out on the up speed tempo surrounded by their crew. The […]

  • Lady Leshurr Makes Cameo Appearance In Love And Hip Hop Hollywood TV Series

    Lady Leshurr Makes Cameo Appearance In Love And Hip Hop Hollywood TV Series

    West Midlands’ Kingshurst one and only grime MC Lady Leshurr has had an incredibly successful journey so far for her career and it seems that she has even more to show us. After breaking the internet with her Queen Speech series that went viral and after touring around the world, she ventures herself into the world of Hollywood and makes a cameo appearance on Love and HipHop Hollywood Season 5, episode 11. LaBritney mentions during the episode Bridget Kelly heads […]

  • Cristiano Ronaldo Sued Over Rape Allegations In Las Vegas

    Cristiano Ronaldo Sued Over Rape Allegations In Las Vegas

    “As of September 2018, the case has been reopened and our detectives are following up on information being provided by the victim. This is an ongoing investigation and no further details will be released at this time.” Las Vegas authorities have confirmed the reopening of an investigation stemming from a 2009 complaint involving a woman – Kathryn Mayorga – who claims she was raped by the football player. The alleged attack happened inside the Palms Hotel and Casino on 13 […]

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