New Track: Whispers – 3KNGZ

Hip-hop duo 3KNGZ had a remarkable 2016, claiming the top spot on NEW LEASE MUSIC’s Top Ten Songs of 2016 list with track, ‘Kick’ – and that’s not the end! Member Meru El Muad’Dib’s offering, ‘Stay Up, Stay Blessed’, was also on the same list, ranked at #5.

Determined to continue the type in 2017, the pair have joined up with producer Dro by the Key for the epic and, as always, brutally honest track entitled ‘Whispers’ – check it!!!

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Song of the Day: Why Do I Hurt You? – King Dice O (Sakinah Iman)

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Continuing the beautifully-raw/spoken word combo, displayed in his previous reflective effort, Who Am I?, KING DICE O dropped his latest single –  this time in the form of a thought-provoking, bitter-sweet love letter. This offering is too good to pass up…have a listen.

Why Do I Hurt You? is from his Forthcoming LP, Who Am I?

Upcoming Release: The Coast – Ren

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After the success of his debut single, My Heart Belongs To Ireland singer-songwriter REN, releases his second single The Coast on October 7 .

Delightfully boasting a soul-warming folksy sensation, the three-and-a-half production documents the Newcastle tinker’s trip around Europe.

Speaking of his big adventure, he said: ” To get the funds together, I converted my van into a camper van and lived in it in London whilst working a 9-5. I used to turn up to work every morning in running shorts and pretend that I had run into work just so I could use the office showers!

I started my trip by getting the ferry to Norway from England with my van and from there I drove through Scandinavia, central Europe and a bit of Eastern Europe. I ended up living in the North of Holland for a little while before I moved to France for 5 months.”

If you’re in the Newcastle area on the 1st Oct, drop by Alphabetti Theatre for his single launch…but for now, sample have a listen.

New Music Video: WMTWTY (What Means The World To You) – Amir Driver

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“What Means The World To You?”…. That’s the question asked by AMIR DRIVER, in his latest visual, shot & edited by PHRSH Films. With his latest EP, Over Everything, out now, the Virginia spitter  roll out another strong visual to accompany one of the many standout records from his latest release. Starring his nephew, Zion “Boogie” Holmes, Driver & PHRSH provide yet another powerful piece for you guys to enjoy.

New Music Video: Soul Seek – Shumba Maasai (ft. Saffron)

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Born in Zimbabwe, UK raised hip hop lyricist SHUMBA MAASAI is cut from a different cloth. The kind of cloth made for the artist who digs deep into his soul and broadcasts a vibration outside of the norm.

With the new video for single, Soul Seek, Shumba is painting a picture using not only the energy of his unique take on hip hop but also the enchanting vocals of Saffron and the production talent of Holland based deeB.

So go on, have a soothing Monday and check out the video.

New Music Video: Come My Way – Benjamin AD

Self-proclaimed ‘rhythmic philosopher’ BENJAMIN A.D. returns with a eye-catching black and white visual to brand new track, Come My Way released on Friday.

The South London rapper endeavors to cover issues that relate to the daily lives of his audience and encourages them to connect with the track on a personal level.

The loneliness encountered by the artist whilst traversing this internal struggle is captured perfectly by the theatrical monochrome visuals for the track, directed by Miloflembo and Dir Lx, who “wanted to make the viewer ask questions, with many hidden meanings behind each scene” explaining that “the whole story is not what it would seem.”

Both directors worked with BENJAMIN A.D. on his last single, Monster’s Ball, with Dir Lx being known for his numerous SBTV freestyles. The film noir-style video fits perfectly with the eloquent rhymes and tight production of the track and received praise from the likes of The Source and RWD.

Check out the video to Come My Way.

New Track! God JS (i) – Jordan Sefton

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After a lengthy hiatus, JORDAN SEFTON is back with the first instalment of music titled, God JS (i).

The two and a half record features a wavey old school beat where the London rapper doesn’t hold back and delivers bars that shudder with realness and honesty.

This is the first single to be released via Damm Records from his new material and will be available to order on iTunes at the end of the month.

For now, have a listen to God JS (i).

 

New Track! One By One – Dice Cannon (ft. King Dice O)

After twenty days since releasing his previous effort, We Good New York-based emcee DICE CANNON drops another track, One By One. The four-and-a-half-minute thought-provoking production searches for solutions to address various issues in today’s society.