Song of the Day: Where Are You – AM Sniper x Island Boy

AM Sniper
Having made serious waves with his SNiPER SKiLLS mixtape, a collaboration with Jaguar Skills earlier this year, A.M. SNiPER is back with a quick freestyle. After being challenged to rap over any beat at NapaRocks, SNiPER spits tight bars over the Skrillex and Diplo Where are U now instrumental, with island references and some punchy lines.

Don’t miss out on the action, check out his latest skills and grab yourself a copy via SoundCloud.






Song of the Day: Chillin’ – Coops

Coops - Chillin
Today’s song is Chillin‘ by UK rapper COOPS. Track coming from his upcoming mixtape Lost Soul.

After winning the Choice FM Breakthrough Competition in 2013, the North London rapper was given the opportunity to perform at the London o2 with none other than Hip-Hop royalty, NAS. The series of events instilled a new self-belief  and having previously used music as a pastime, the 23-year-old Londoner’s passion for the craft was ignited.

After completing a degree in performing arts at Southampton University, COOPS set to work on his mixtape  Lost Soul.

The first track to from the mixtape,  Chillin is an introduction to the soulful, laid back, hip-hop vibe that he represents. With an evident stroke of creative intuition, this upriser matches an effortless flow and delivery with a beautifully pared down beat that allows his content to shine, and embodies its title to the fullest.

Have a listen to Chillin‘. If you’re feeling this track, it’s worth looking out for the mixtpe, which is set for release on 2nd June via his website.

Show your appreciation  @coopsofficial.

Song of the Day: Cold – Maxsta (Ft. Dot Rotten, Flowz & Chase Inferno)

Maxsta cold mixtape 1.5

Today’s song is Cold by British rapper MAXSTA. The track is taken his latest project, The 1.5 Mixtape, released 30th March.

After the success of  Got Gassed, MAXSTA drops this follow up single with a melodical flow and chilled beat. His lyrical content digs deeper and he shows how diverse he is as an artist. Following a monstrous end to 2013 as the headlining clash on the top 40 selling album ‘Lord of the Mics’; MAXSTA is back with a collection of tracks that sees him make a welcome return to his musical roots with ‘The Maxtape 1.5′.

Speaking of his latest release, he says:  “Its all about the Maxtape 1.5. Having parted ways with Sony Records, I feel I’m in a place where I want to create my own lane and basically become everything I’ve wanted to be and everything I am by showing all of my industry and life experience so far. I feel like my music is coming from an adult view point now and I’m excited to surprise my fans, other artists and most importantly, myself.” 

In 2009, at the age of just 17, MAXSTA released his debut project the ‘The Maxtape’ featuring singles such as ‘East London is Back and Skadoosh with Ghetts & Dolla Da Dustman which led him to become the first artist to sign to Sony RCA subsidiary, Just Jam pioneered by SBTV’s Jamal Edwards. After penning a contract with Just Jam,  MAXSTA went on to feature in Adidas’ We Are London campaign and release his debut singles I Wanna Rock which featured as Radio 1 presenter, Nick Grimshaw’s record of the week and Wanna Go featuring Little Nikki with the pair reaching number 67 and 40 respectively in the UK charts in 2012.

Song of the Day: Loneliness – Tjader

Tjader Loneliness

Today’s song is Loneliness from British hip-hop upriser TJADER. Track coming from his upcoming mixtape, Dedication.

The South-Londoner was featured on NEW LEASE MUSIC in August with his on-point cover of DRAKE’s hit, Started from the Bottom. Now he returns with an equally smooth track. What you think? Answers below please!

If you’re feeling, Loneliness, show your appreciation and connect with him @OfficialTjader 

Song of the Day – Take Me Home – Ikes

Take me Home Ikes

London rapper, IKES has returned with the mysterious and atmospheric track, Take Me Home.

With his mixtape Peer 2 Peer receiving over 10,000 downloads worldwide in just two weeks, it comes to no surprise that  this Hackney-born upriser is considered the next best rapper to put UK on the map.

Have a listen to Take Me Home. if you’re feeling this track, it’s worth checking out his collaboration single with MACK WILDS, Own it.

Connect with IKES @ikesonthereal