New Music Video: Been Hustlin’ – Guvna B

Blazing straight on to Spotify’s New Music Friday playlist, Apple Music’s Best of the Week and DJ Target’s #UKUnsigned record of the day, GUVNA B releases his new single ‘Been Hustlin’, the second track taken from his forthcoming album.

Centering on life lessons and rebelling against the status quo, ‘Been Hustlin’ is ultimately an insight into GUVNA B and the impressive journey the musician has been on. The double MOBO award-winning rap and grime star lays down energetic and inspiring lyricism with his signature delivery across the melodic rap instrumental, while cheeky samples of Only Fools and Horses draw reference to the ultimate hustler, Del Boy.

Having previously released the UK’s highest charting ‘clean’ Rap album in 2015 and subsequently achieving an Amazon bestseller for his debut book release ‘Unpopular Culture’ in 2017, GUVNA B has long since been acknowledged for both his exemplary music and audacious application to his craft. He’s played the O2 Arena, Wembley Stadium and toured through North America, Australasia, Africa and Europe. He has worked with Destiny Child’s Michelle Williams, Matt Redman, Martin Smith, Hillsong and Nick Brewer, and platforms such as BBC, Sky News, and MTV have recognised his courage and success at making a positive impact through his music.

The accompanied video is an insight to the songs inspiration. GUVNA B explained: “My dad was a proper hard worker right up until he died. I feel like I took on that trait but I was working towards the wrong things and buying lots of things just so I could stunt. This single is about me finding out what’s really important in life”.

Yet even with such poignant meaning running deep, GUVNA B displays his sharp wit and cheeky personality. Check out the new video below from black Del Boy himself.

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New Track: Make It Back – Yogy x Pvali

Among The Bay Area music scene, is a serious hip-hop contender by the name of  YOGY – (You Only Got Yourself). His poetic lyrics with a delivery that is emotionally driven, filled with deep and punchy metaphors, captures the very essence of what makes the Bay Area talent original and special.

YOGY raises the bar by teaming up with producer Pvali through a new sizzling hot track, ‘Make It Back,’ with a head-rolling bass that instantly hits the spot.

In the past, this Oakland-based upriser has produced music with and performed alongside acts such as Waka Flocka, Freeway, Royce da 5’9, Trae da Truth, Slim from 112, Too $hort and The Team. His street poetry has generated placements and praise from networks and blogs across the world including, MTV, BET, Music Choice, VH1, WorldStar, Vibe and Hotnewhiphop.

This is one sizzler-on-the-rise that’s not messing around…check out this superfly track…

New Music Video: Darlin’ – Nambyar (ft. Full Crate)

Amsterdam-based R&B tunesmith and producer NAMBYAR is back with a new music video for single ‘Darlin’’, featuring experimental multi-genre music producer and Mad Decent-collaborator Full Crate.

Enhanced by a futuristic edge, ‘Darlin’ is a soothing R&B/soul number. Directed by his brother Kay Nambiar, the accompanied eerie/moody visuals sees the enigmatic artist delivering an intense and dramatic performance – including a dance routine shot in slow-motion.

‘Darlin’ follows the critically acclaimed singles: last year’s debut ‘Warm In The Winter’ was featured on Spotify’s ‘New Music Friday’. His soulful vocals also gained praises from Hilly Dilly, 22 Tracks and MTV. The Hypebeast premiered ‘Once More’, has earned him features across key international tastemakers such as Music Radar, 1883 Magazine and Hhhhappy.

With expertly layered vocals and intimate lyrics along with a forward-thinking production, the latest offering could be the singer-songwriter’s most compelling release yet. …

Watch the video for single ‘Darlin’.

New Track: Kiss Me (The Innov8tors Remix) – Violeta Skya

VIOLETA SKYA has teamed up with producers The Innov8tors to give her disco/funk single ‘Kiss Me’ an Ibizan dance makeover.

The original version of ‘Kiss Me’ earned the Lithuanian singer a spot on NEW LEASE MUSIC’S Top Ten Songs of 2017, ranked #9.

The Innov8tors are no strangers to the spotlight. The EDM and Trap duo’s collection of music is used by network giants such as MTV, Discovery Network, Fox Sports, PBS and VH1…and if you haven’t of them, well here’s your first taste.

To check out the original version and to find out more about Violeta, head right here.

New Music Video: The Stone – Jerome Thomas

Following the release of his acclaimed debut EP ‘Conversations’, East London vocal powerhouse, JEROME THOMAS presents a mesmerising performance in the new video – directed by Christopher Cargill whose portfolio includes Giggs and Emeli Sandé –  for lead track, ‘The Stone’.

‘The Stone’ is one of the lighter more self-explanatory tracks from the socially conscious EP, tackling topics that still remain taboo within the music industry. It is a personal and sincere body of work, devoid of banality, inspired by Jerome’s observations of society and conversations with close family and friends.

The Dalston native has been championed by the likes of The Fader, i-D, Idol Magazine and MTV, as well as receiving key radio support from BBC Radio 1, 1Xtra and Rinse FM. Having headlined a number of sold out shows at Bush Hall, Notting Hill Arts Club and Queen Of Hoxton, and aligning himself with revered industry peers such as Hannah Faith (Soulection), Black The Ripper, Footsie (Newham Generals) and Davinche, it is becoming increasingly difficult to ignore the talents of this genre-defying artist….check him out!