Nothing Great About Britain marks the culmination of Slowthai’s progression from virtual unknown just a couple of years ago to rightly being considered as one of the artists right at the top of the UK rap game and “Britain’s most compelling new MC”. An eleven track anthology bookended by two searing polemics against class inequality… Continue reading An Anthropology of the Streets: Nothing Great About Britain Review
We recently caught up with up and coming producer, vocalist, rapper and engineer, Swan Sounds to really understand what drives his great productive power. SS has been setting pace over the last year or so with some banging releases that have clocked up thousands of views collectively from ‘Gasolina’ to ‘Yeah Yeah’ and very recently… Continue reading Interview – Introducing: Swan Sounds
The Friday before last, on the 8th of March at the stroke of midnight, the mononymous Dave dropped his debut album PSYCHODRAMA. In doing so he graduated from his role as prodigal son to bona fide king of UK rap. The 20-year-old MC’s debut album not only became the first British rap record to top… Continue reading Album Review: Dave – PSYCHODRAMA
At 20 years old and just days away from the release of his debut album, the lead single of which has already racked up over 1.5 million views on YouTube (in just 2 weeks!), Dave should be basking in the glow of his success and enjoying a break from the hard work that has got… Continue reading The blacker the berry… – why are people so upset by Dave’s new single?
It’s not necessary to listen to all of Jam Baxter’s catalogue of releases, a remarkably consistent ten in ten years, to understand that the North London rapper is a master of his craft. The meticulous craftsmanship of his lyrical wordplay often appears at odds with the debauched, gruesome content – but the marriage of the… Continue reading Album Review: Jam Baxter – Touching Scenes