Song of the Day: Peanut Butter Hazel – Bellah

Singer-songwriter BELLAH Bellah makes her entry onto the blog with latest single, ‘Peanut Butter Hazel’. The track is the second single to be released from upcoming EP, “Last Train Home”, following recent debut, “Never Loved”.

Produced by classically-trained jazz musician Alexander Lewis, known for his work with Earth Gangand Juice WRLD, the track is underpinned by a timeless R&B sound – with its minimalist beat proving an ideal match for Bellah’s irresistible vocals and sensual lyrics.

Making the decision to focus on her own music at the age of 17, BELLAH‘s profile continues to rise, recently achieving widespread support on Capital Xtra and BBC Radio 1Xtra for her work on ‘Purpose’ by Ulteria, as well as featuring on Courage’s ‘Long Way Up’.

‘Peanut Butter Hazel’ further showcases BELLAH’s voice to become a mainstay within the British R&B scene.

Check her out below:

New Track: Properly – Nizzy

Serving as the lead single for his forthcoming sophomore EP, which is due for release this summer, ‘Properly’ comes off the back of NIZZY’s last single ‘Rice & Peas’ and his critically acclaimed debut EP ‘Dreamin’ In Colour’.

The SynX-produced track, displays infectiously soothing Afrobeats, with hazy influences of Dancehall and R&B.

NIZZY‘s smooth naija-fused sound has already caught the attention from the likes of  BBC 1Xtra, Red Bull Music, Capital Xtra, MTV Base, GRM Daily, Link Up TV, The Beat London, GRM Daily, Link Up TV and Earmilk, among others.

Check out the lush video for ‘Properly’ below, directed by Q (Davido, Wizkid, Burna Boy):

New Music Video: Icey (Remix) – Ironik (ft. JME)

After teaming up on the original with Fekky, IRONIK continues to accelerate the levels with his brand new remix of ‘Icey’ featuring grime heavyweight and Boy Better Know CEO, JME. Premiered via GRM Daily, the video has already accumulated over 30k views in just over 48 hours. This has been a link up long overdue and without a doubt it’s worth the wait. A mix of trap and grime the North London native seamlessly bind together a whirlwind of cold flows for the aptly named track ‘Icey’.

With one of the most talked about returns of 2017, IRONIK dropped his ‘Truth Be Told’ album, receiving impressive recognition with over 200k+ album streams and making it on to BBC Radio 1, 1Xtra, Kiss FM and Capital networks, whilst PAPER Mag, The Hype Magazine, GRM Daily and Link Up TV have all supported his return online. The support adds to his lengthy list of previous achievements that include a number 5 official chart position, a top 5 single, one top 10 single, a top 10 album and over a million record sales.

Previous records such as ‘Watch Nuttin’ featuring Ayo Beatz climbed through radio playlists and this ‘Icey’ Remix is set to provide yet another benchmark for IRONIK…check it out…

Song of the Day: Just A Kiss – Kit Rice

Following the announcement of his forthcoming debut album Konfidence, due on June 25 via KAR Records/AWAL, and the release of its lead single ‘Dance All Night’, which has been met with rave reviews, fast-rising London singer, songwriter and musician, and BRIT School alumni KIT RICE follows up with a brand new offering titled ‘Just A Kiss’, the second single from his Konfidence album.

Coming on the back of recent support from BBC Radio 1, Music Week, Kiss FM, Capital Xtra, BBC 1Xtra, Complex, MTV UK and Digital Spy in recent years, KIT RICE has started 2018 in spectaclur fashion – first with ‘Dance All Night’ and its UKG remix from longtime collaborator and UK Garage veteran DJ Fen, which have been supported by the likes of Fame Magazine, ILUVLIVE and UMA Music, among others.

The Beckenham native and former The Voice UK contestant continues his streak with his brand new single ‘Just A Kiss’, which was written and produced by Kit himself, with Nigel Walton, who has worked with Basement Jaxx, Krept & Konan and Bloc Party, mastering the record. The piano-led ballad is a complete detour from the groovy funk of ‘Dance All Night’, but it perfectly showcases Kit’s amazing vocals and songwriting, which carry the record throughout.

Check it out…

New Music Video: Flex Like Dat – Olami Still

Fresh off its premiere via DJ Tiiny on Capital Xtra and its addition to the Spotify ‘Rap UK’ playlist, 19-year-old OLAMI STILL, dropped the release of his fourth single ‘Flex Like Dat’.

Influenced by his fathers love of hip-hop and rap music, the Londoner started writing original music at the tender age of eight and following the response of his 2017 EP release ‘Guide Me Out’, had a chance champion in DJ Charlie Sloth via 1Xtra, hit No. 3 on the iTunes Hip/Hop chart & number 48 overall iTunes chart.

Continuing his musical development, OLAMI STILL demonstrates the passion and influences that have continued to shape his music with his latest release. Produced by emerging production talent “Thrilla”, ‘Flex Like Dat’ is reminiscent of old school hip-hop, with the choppy keys and Olami’s smooth flow marrying together on this pre-summer vibe….check it out!