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Track: Bishop Nehru – Meathead (feat. MF DOOM)

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The picturesque seaside town of Bundoran, Donegal, is the homestead of long running surf and music festival, Sea Sessions. Every year, the festival sees up to 10,000 people make their way across the country to see some of the best music Ireland has to offer. As it is one of the first festivals of the …

Fresh off a blistering performance at Coachella in California last week, kickass Florida rapper Denzel Curry took to Dublin last Sunday for one of the first shows in support of his latest (and brilliant) album, ‘Melt My Eyez See Your Future’. Performing almost 20 tracks in just over an hour, Denzel and a rambunctious Irish …

Out today is the new, sixth, album from Jason Moore, aka Raw Poetic. The nephew of legendary jazz saxophonist Archie Shepp, and with both parents members of the original Black Panther movement, Moore has impeccable hip-hop credentials, and he’s once again roped in long time collaborator Earl Davis aka Damu the Fudgemunk, alongside guests Pat …

Drum n Bass MC turned singer songwriter Billy Rowan aka THE UNDERCOVER HIPPY is on a mission tomake people think, laugh and dance simultaneously. Described by Tom Robinson as “beautifullyproduced agitprop reggae flavoured rap”, his music brings together powerful messages and infectiousrhythms. Combining intelligent, provocative lyrics with dangerously catchy hooks, masterful delivery,and feel-good grooves, this …

A black drape spans the stage. Brixton awaits rap royalty. This third and final night of the Little Simz South London take-over is another sold-out affair for the bold (some with face-masks) and the beautiful wanting a glimpse of the “real life queen in the flesh” or as she simply prefers to be called – …

IN THESE days, months, or years even, when everything has been dominated by viruses, or at least one in particular, there have been many earnest releases focusing on the despair, isolation and loneliness that these have caused us all. There’s nothing wrong with that at all; after all art reflects life (or near enough anyway) …

The Bug, aka Kevin Martin, is back for his first solo full-length album in seven years, Fire, out on August 27th via the ever brilliant Ninja Tune label. Featuring Martin’s beats and a plethora of MC’s, including longtime collaborators such as Flowdan, Roger Robinson, Moor Mother,Manga Saint Hilare, Irah & Daddy Freddy alongside relatively new names to the Bug stable like Logan, Nazamba …

Middlesbrough’s Leddie MC shares her new single ‘Count On Me’ featuring Eve Conway. Produced by herself and engineered by Jamie Donnelly, ‘Count On Me’ is an ode to her 4 year old Niece. As Leddie writes: “‘Count On Me’ touches on situations many of us have found ourselves in from time to time – up …

Another month has gone by and we are treated to another new track from North east artist Leddie MC – ‘Look What They’ve Done’ ft Sarai Jazz. Regarding the track Leddie comments: “The track touches on advice given by self proclaimed gatekeepers within Hip Hop, that never particularly held any weight, but aimed to stifle …

Bristol hip-hop duo Ree-Vo are gearing up for the release of their debut album this coming July on the Dell’Orso imprint, and ahead of it we’re delighted to premiere the video for latest single Combat. Firmly based in electro hop, with waves of edgy electro sounds parting waves for T Relly spitting out these rhymes …