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  • Stormzy And Friends Highlight The Cover Of Elle UK Magazine With “Collective Power”

    Stormzy And Friends Highlight The Cover Of Elle UK Magazine With “Collective Power”

    This country [has a history of] reducing young black British men and women, but we’re a whole spectrum of incredible things, and we’re on a mission to show that to the world… – Stormzy, Elle UK Elle UK’s magazine, one of the world’s best-selling fashion and lifestyle influencing print, features grime artist Stormzy and collective of inspirational young black Britons who inspire him, spotlighting models Jourdan Dunn and Leomie Anderson, athletes Joshua Buatsi, Wilfried Zaha and Dina Asher-Smith, activist Temi Mwale, actor Damson Idris, singer-songwriter Tiana Major9, and poet, author and model […]

  • R.Kelly Is Under Investigation And Could Face Criminal Charges After Six-Part Documentary

    R.Kelly Is Under Investigation And Could Face Criminal Charges After Six-Part Documentary

    Chicago native Robert Sylvester Kelly better know as R.Kelly is receiving a lot of heat after the airing of Lifetime’s explosive docuseries, “Surviving R. Kelly”, a six-part, recently concluded documentary that explores a history of sexual assault and mental abuse allegations leveled against him. For years, R.Kelly has been under the spotlight for his alleged sex preferences for teenage girls,  at one point actually having been under trial for performing sexual acts with a 14 year old. The sextape used as evidence in his […]

  • Meek Mill Hints Collaboration With Stefflon Don

    Meek Mill Hints Collaboration With Stefflon Don

    Meek Mill is definitely under the spotlight as his album Champions made it to number 1 in the charts and after featuring some of the hardest collaborations of last year. Ever since the album dropped, the rapper has been talking to his fans using a Twitter Q&A hashtag that he calls #AskMeek. In one of his now famous #AskMeek sessions, after being asked who he would like to work with most between Asian Doll, Saweetie and Stefflon Don, the rapper wrote: “Me and […]

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  • Lord Of The Mics 8 Might Bring Back Clashes

    Lord Of The Mics 8 Might Bring Back Clashes

    Lord of the Mics has very strong roots in UK’s music scene, being almost synonymous with “grime” before it even became a genre. Lord Of The Mics provides a platform that seeks to elevate underground UK street culture and the artists within it and it was founded by Jahmek ‘Jammer’ Power and Chad “Ratty” Stennett. In anticipation of its return this year with the 8th season, Jammer has been hinting online that there is a strong chance for clashes to return also. A […]

  • SS Reveals Bran New Visuals For “Yeah Yeah”

    SS Reveals Bran New Visuals For “Yeah Yeah”

    Upcoming artist SS brings in a different sound to the typical UK music scene with his latest release “Yeah Yeah”. A project he wrote, produced and engineered while releasing it under his own label Sounds Records Ltd, the young artist is definitely a good candidate for next year’s “to look out for” list. With a unique approach which he first showed off with his previous release “Gasolina” earlier this summer, SS reminds me a lot of what is currently popping in […]

  • Bugzy Malone Celebrates His Birthday As He Reveals New Visuals To “Come Through”

    Bugzy Malone Celebrates His Birthday As He Reveals New Visuals To “Come Through”

    In anticipation to his birthday, the King of the North, Manchester based MC Bugzy Malone reveals some frosty looking visuals to”Come Through”, a single taken off his debut studio album released earlier this year. Bugzy’s repertoire reveals parallel worlds of poverty, physical and mental hunger, and rage turned inwards because of unfair life situations. With “Come Through” he steps in full power mode and gives one of grime’s finest flow on the Swifta produced beat. Bugzy always sends out straight raw energy, reminding […]

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  • Raheem Sterling Speaks Out Against Racism In The Newspapers

    Raheem Sterling Speaks Out Against Racism In The Newspapers

    The only way racism can be tackled is by looking at the cause, not the symptom… – John Barnes,  former Liverpool player Raheem Sterling, winger and attacking midfielder for Premier League club Manchester City and the English national team, has recently made the headlines in UK’s press as he calls out newspapers for fuelling racism. The professional football player was allegedly racially abused during the game against Chelsea that took place on Saturday by a Chelsea fan. Colin Wing, a fan of Chelsea’s football […]

  • Get To Know Real Life Struggles In Figure Flow’s New “Thinking Out Loud”

    Get To Know Real Life Struggles In Figure Flow’s New “Thinking Out Loud”

    The whole reason behind this track is basically to encourage others to speak to someone about their problems—whether that’s depression, stress or just generally not being happy with life. Whatever it is that you’re going through, don’t suffer in silence like I did. Speak up That is what the Liverpool born, East London based MC confessed in a recent interview when asked about his latest release “Thinking Out Loud”. Figure Flow is a wordsmith that fully masters his craft, proving it with […]

  • Osh Reveals Most Anticipated Visuals To “My  Yé Is Different To Your Yé”

    Osh Reveals Most Anticipated Visuals To “My Yé Is Different To Your Yé”

    Rising from a storm of social media virals, Osh has finally delivered the visuals to “My  Yé Is Different To Your Yé”. In a recent interview with Noisey, Osh clarified things in regard to his sudden come up and we can all see now that the 23 year old hailing from South London’s Croydon has been working his way up in the music scene for quite some time now. The freestyle that went viral only helped push his start. The gripping visuals, […]

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  • K Trap Sends Out Fire With His Daily Duppy

    K Trap Sends Out Fire With His Daily Duppy

    South London based, drill rapper K Trap returns with some straight fire in his Daily Duppy freestyle. After a short break from the screen but not from the scene, as the artist has been shelling shows and festival all year, he returns like he never left. After making an appearance on Dig Dat’s “Air Force” remix and smashing it along with Krept and Konan, it was time for more of his flow. Registering more than two thousand hundred views in […]

  • Jay1 Takes A Trip To See “Becky” In New Visuals

    Jay1 Takes A Trip To See “Becky” In New Visuals

    Coventry’s upcoming sensation, Jay 1, is sounding harder than ever with his newest release “Becky”. After “playing in the studio”, to use his own words, and releasing a preview on his socials, Jay 1 got social media eager to hear the full version. The “Good Vibes” artist switches up a notch on this one and tells the story of “Becky” on a fast paced instrumental with some very explicit details to say the least. The visuals directed by Suave capture […]

  • V9 And KO Release Gripping New Track “Andy & Dwight”

    V9 And KO Release Gripping New Track “Andy & Dwight”

    The East London scene is looking jumpy right now, with Homerton putting out some of drill’s finest. V9 and KO return with a gripping new production titled “Andy & Dwight” produced by M1onthebeat and mixed by Fumez The Engineer. As per usual, the two do not hold back on the new project, giving out some raw content. The Kam Cordings visuals capture the two and part of their entourage in studio settings, with fast changing colours to accentuate the beat’s […]

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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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