Song of the Day: Ancient Alibi – Akif Daboor

An artist in the making, AKIF DABOOR, expresses how blessed he is to come from an Egyptian ancestry through his latest single, ‘Ancient Alibi.’ Hailing from New York, the young spitter showcases his distinct flow and raw lyrical energy over a smooth, old-school boom-bap sample.

Citing hip-hop luminaries such as 2Pac, Big L, Jay-Z, Notorious B.I.G., and Kanye West as his main influences, Akif started rapping at the young age of 17. Today, he indeed shows the prospective listener that he’s a serious rap contender ready to lock horns in this music industry.

Check out ‘Ancient Alibi’ below…

Kadi Unveils Touching Beautifully Raw Single, ‘Blood’

On receiving support from BBC Radio Kent with single ‘Silver Lining’, emerging pop-soul singer/songwriter from KADI follows up with another emotive offering titled ‘Blood’.

Bearing the burdens on this track, Kadi reveals her inner thoughts. ‘Blood’ is about family and realising that behind our roles we are all human beings, imperfect people and it’s up to us to build that relationship.

Speaking of the track, the South East Londoner says: “I wrote this song at the park after an argument, I remember being really unhappy and I was thinking about all the chaos and hardship that occurred in my childhood.”

Kadi released her debut single ‘Unlearn’ 2020 and then followed up with ‘Short and Sweet’. This year sees the 23-year-old continuing to unveil her story through her music…so get the taste of her experiences and have a listen to ‘Blood’ below…

Watch Supreme’s Video For Latest Single, ‘Thug Thizzle’

Life ebbs and flows with various degrees of difficulty and hardship. Through much of his extreme lows in life, SUPREME attributes much of his resilience to the love from his friends and family. This uplifting theme of love is explored throughout his introspective debut EP Love Jones, released on all digital streaming platforms on last Monday (21st June).

Now the Hip-Hop newcomer revels with loved ones in his self-directed music video for the project’s lead single ‘Thug Thizzle’. Featuring a brief cameo appearance from his father Ghostface Killah (who’s also heard throughout the Love Jones EP), much of the video is shot in the streets of Supreme’s native Staten Island’s Wu-Tang Clan District. The video serves as the first of seven parts to Supreme’s short film, ‘Love Jones’.

Check it out below…