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Taken from his forthcoming EP ‘Escape the Kingdom’, a work concerned with being Black and British and out on 26th, ‘Sirens’ is the new single from Manchester poet and hip-hop artist J Chambers, and we’re delighted to be able to premiere it right here on Backseat Mafia today. Already a rising star on the scene, …

We’re becoming almost the official Mindset channel here on Backseat Mafia, having premiered his previous two singles ‘Breakfast in Bed’ and ‘I still use Ur netflix’, but the Colombia, South Carolina native makes such a catchy brand of soulful/funky hip-hop, we can’t ignore, so we’re delighted to premiere his latest release – Purple Açai. Named …

Following in the footsteps of its release, London based rapper Madman State has released a new acoustic video of the track that we’re absolutely delighted to premiere right here on Backseat Mafia. Already receiving support from BRBradio.co.uk, DJ Shorty Of Chip Shop Radio and Reprezent Radio, Madman state decided to go out and strip the …

Following on from his recent singles ‘Empty Vial’ and ‘Hotel in Hell’, Mindset releases his new single ‘Breakfast in Bed‘ and we’re delighted to premiere it right here on Backseat Mafia. Produced by fellow North Carolina artist Britton Rauscher, it’s laidheavy with this vintage funk vibe and jazzy hue, before Mindset lays down his bars, …

After garnering a lot of attention following its release last week with hitting New Music Friday on Spotify, Apple’s Daily Listening and many more, we’re delighted to premiere the new video for ‘It’s alright’ by Bea Kadri and Isaac B. Of the track, Bea to,d us exclusively “Making music is my therapy, a way to …

We’re delighted here at Backseat Mafia to premiere an acoustic version of the recent single from Mrisi. Brighton based but with his roots in South Africa, Mrisi levels hip-hop and spoken word with consciousness and thought. Of the track he says “This track is a juxtaposition of the protagonist’s identity – partly from the West,  …

RUNK or Rebels Unite with New Knowledge is the new moniker of Londoner Victor Davis, former darling of mid naughtiest acoustic soul jazz. He’s kept some of that and added hip-hop, house and funk to the mix with his new project, and we’re delighted to premiere She Don’t Want Ya No Mo feat. Crackerjack today …

Taken from her The Model Minority album, out February 23rd on HHBTM Records, Anthens-based rapper Mariah Parker aka Linqua Franqa is about to release the third single Gold Bike – premiering here on Backseat Mafia today. Using all the skills she learnt during her masters degree in linguistics at the University of Georgia, Parker is …