LoFi, UK Hip Hop

Album Review: Coops – Life In The Flesh

On ‘Life In The Flesh’ Coops hooks up with Talos to take us on an introspective journey deep into his consciousness as he reflects on life, death and everything that comes between. The North London rapper describes this as a concept album that was “recorded as a reminder that life is a test”, and that… Continue reading Album Review: Coops – Life In The Flesh


Album Review: Ghetts – Ghetto Gospel: The New Testament

On Ghetto Gospel: The New Testament, Ghetts refines his usual sharp staccato sound, moderating his delivery to fit to an eclectic assortment of instrumentals from the likes of Sir Spyro and Nutty P. The album demonstrates the maturity you’d expect from a Grime OG now in his thirties; but is impressive in its scope and… Continue reading Album Review: Ghetts – Ghetto Gospel: The New Testament

R&B, UK Rap

Mixtape Review: Octavian – SPACEMAN

"Octavian manages to conduct a guided tour with a perfectly planned itinerary...his ability to meld motivational speech into materialistic boasts before turning his gaze inwards to his feelings – [is] a combination that results in a tape that feels honest, personal and beautifully complete." Whether it’s the extreme lows and highs that he’s already experienced… Continue reading Mixtape Review: Octavian – SPACEMAN

Alternative, UK Rap

EP Review: Slowthai – Runt EP

Runt EP represents yet another fantastic body of work from the incredibly prolific Slowthai. On this project he doesn’t quite abandon, but certainly moves beyond, much of his usual irreverence, focussing instead on the darker sides of his consciousness and existence. The rapper once again teams up with Kwes Darko, a vital ingredient in Slowthai’s… Continue reading EP Review: Slowthai – Runt EP