Song of the Day: Only Human – Pop Buchanan

Brooklyn artist and sober lyricist POP BUCHANAN goes deep on his latest track ‘Only Human’.

Former Jaz-O protégé, POP BUCHANAN drops this track in celebration of his Birthday. Boasting an old-school vibe, ‘Only Human’, talks about the highs and lows of being a rapper, businessman, and alcoholic. POP BUCHANAN blends his evolution in business and the streets, with his spiritual consciousness.

He states; “On the road to riches we make many mistakes, and have many failures. This track is about perseverance and not giving up.”

Produced by Boom Bap producer Nudgi-Nudge this is a cool addition to the Sober Rapper’s catalog…check it out below…

Song of the Day: Good Life – Brags Boogie

South London rapper BRAGS BOOGIE initially earned his stripes working with childhood friends Saskilla and Boya Dee, forming the undisputable Channel U super group Nu Brand Flex before pursuing a celebrated career in professional football.

A talented lyricist with a penchant for infectious hooks, Brags has always breathed life into the tracks he spits on, and for his latest drop ‘Good Life’, taken off of his forthcoming EP of the same name, the crew reunite with zero disappointments.

Bringing with them the energy and sheer entertainment, of yesteryear, Brags, Boya Dee, Peigh and Wonder reconnect and also mix in the wisdom, growth and eloquence that they share today for the new drop. As a skillful winger for Maidstone United, Brags scored a number of goals, making him player of the round with the likes of football stars Didier Drogba, Hatem Ben Arfa and Juan Mata, all whilst pursuing a career in music too with Nu Brand Flex, they were a staple part of the Channel U era, with hits including ‘Gash By Da Hour’ also setting the live circuit on fire.

Creating music that matters, BRAGS BOOGIE’s latest single ‘Good Life’ was written in honour of the birth of his eldest daughter Yaya. Produced by the multi platinum CashMoneyAP in LA, the track emulates how life has been going for Brags as he gears up to release his own project bringing with it that all encompassing feel good factor and upbeat vibe.

Check out the video below…

Natty Boi Zoe ‘Give Thanks’ With His Brand New Track

Following the release of his album, ‘My Body, My Soul Vol.1’ – which claimed the blog’s Album of the Month title back in May –  NATTY BOI ZOE bounces right back with new track, ‘Give Thanks.’

Taken from the new project, ‘Da Street Poet’, the bass-heavy banger sees the New York – based spoken poet/rapper reflects on the hardships of his life, in which all were turned into valuable lessons and blessings.

Check him out below:

New Track: Prayers For Life – Ironik (ft. K Koke)

Producer, DJ and Rapper, IRONIK links up with one of the UK’s biggest Rap exports, K Koke for new single ‘Prayers For Life’.

The collaboration comes as no surprise as IRONIK has been dropping impressive music featuring the cream of UK talent throughout his career including records with Skepta, Chip, Wiley, Wretch 32 and most recently with JME, Fekky and even went Stateside with Snoop Dogg for 2017 release ‘Tuff’.

Produced by Lizzy Beats, ‘Prayers For Life’ is an honest lyrical insight to both rappers journeys. With a retrospective narrative, the pair delve into the blessings, mistakes and hardships that they’ve encountered and how it’s shaped them and their lives. With the sleek visuals set in a church, the cutaways to balaclava clad women and dark close ups of onlookers represent the elements of hardship and hope that are explored in the record.

Whilst IRONIK has a lengthy list of musical achievements as an artist that include a number five official chart position, a top five single, a top ten single, a top ten album and over a million record sales, he is also a hugely successful international DJ that has regular stints in clubbing capitals such as Dubai, Japan and all across Europe. His producer credits include tracks for Tinie Tempah, Chip & Wiley

Premiered on Tim Westwood’s Capital Xtra show, ‘Prayers For Life’ is out now on all DSP’s. Check out the video for the track below:

Song of the Day: It Is What It Is – Ane

Synth-pop/soul artist ANE  graces her presence on the blog for the second time with latest single ‘It Is What It Is’, coming from her brand new  EP, ‘Lonely Lovers Fantasy’.

The project’s lead single, is an autobiographical tale about maneuvering through the fast-paced, non-committal, modern era of dating. Absolutely stunning; check it out below;