Reviews

  • REVIEW | OBLIQUE STRATEGIES ‘R… Novem­ber 26, 2020REVIEW | OBLIQUE STRATEGIES 'RAW PASTICHE'
    Not­ting­ham’s own Grand Imper­i­al Cappo and We Stay True label boss/producer Mr Brown team up as Oblique Strategies to give you “Raw Pas­tiche” — 11 tracks of Boom Bap backed des­ol­a­tion with heavy, Notts infused, …
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  • REVIEW | A WAY OF LIFE – A GLO… Novem­ber 16, 2020REVIEW | A WAY OF LIFE – A GLOBAL HIP-HOP FILM
    A Way of Life – A Glob­al Hip-Hop Film Star­ing KRS One/Jeru The Damaja/Marcelo D2/Emicida/Skinnuman/Rodney P/Big Narstie/Steffe La Cheffe/Reggie Rockstone/Brainpower/M.anifest/Homeboy Sandman/Delix De Luca/Tommy …
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  • REVIEW | KARL PHIL­LIPS & T… Octo­ber 5, 2020REVIEW | KARL PHILLIPS & THE REJECTS DON’T HOLD BACK WITH NEW SINGLE 'INGURLAND'
    Heav­ily-polit­ic­al and without the bit in your brain that fil­ters out what you should say and what you shouldn’t, Karl Phil­lips & …
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  • REVIEW | EMO­TIONS FUEL PUB­LIC … Septem­ber 29, 2020REVIEW | EMOTIONS FUEL PUBLIC ENEMY’S TANK, WITH YEARS OF BUILT UP ANGER WITH NEW RELEASE 'WHAT YOU GONNA DO WHEN THE GRID GOES DOWN?'
    “What hap­pens if all media net­works are des­troyed?   Are you afraid to pick up a book?   Are you afraid to even deal with who …
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  • REVIEW | ACCESS DENIED BY ASIA… Septem­ber 15, 2020REVIEW | ACCESS DENIED BY ASIAN DUB FOUNDATION
    I dis­covered Asi­an Dub Found­a­tion in 2006 as an A‑Level arts stu­dent look­ing for real Asi­an influ­enced dance beats in the cli­mate …
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  • REVIEW | STRIZZY STRAUSS ‘TRUS… August 13, 2020REVIEW | STRIZZY STRAUSS 'TRUST THE PROCESS'
    An EP for Hip Hop fans who miss the golden days.  Strizzy Strauss is an MC from Leicester who shares a strong Hip …
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  • REVIEW | SKATTA RELEASES NEW E… July 20, 2020REVIEW | SKATTA RELEASES NEW EP 'HARDSHIPS'
    Skatta’s new EP ‘Hard­ships’ is a record that I guar­an­tee will appeal to any grime fan.   A Grime MC isn’t merely char­ac­ter­ised by …
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  • REVIEW | ISAAC B ‘CHANCES OCEA… June 29, 2020REVIEW | ISAAC B 'CHANCES OCEAN'
    “Why oh why do we let our dreams die?… Spread our wings and touch the sky” (Isaac B, Love Yourz) Isaac B is …
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  • REVIEW | X‑SAVIOUR’S DEBUT ALB… May 18, 2020REVIEW | X-SAVIOUR'S DEBUT ALBUM "THE ROYAL SECRET"
    I recently enjoyed an exclus­ive pre­view of X‑SAVIOUR’s debut album “The Roy­al Secret” (pic­tured above), which offi­cially releases on all plat­forms as …
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  • INTER­VIEW | BEN EFFI­CIAL: TRAN… May 4, 2020INTERVIEW | BEN EFFICIAL: TRANSCENDING OUR IMAGINATION
    “We have to go through the storm to appre­ci­ate a sunny day” (Ben Effi­cial, Love and Hate) Ben Effi­cial (Ben Hains) is a …
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