Stormzy is riding high on the success of his debut album, Gang Signs & Prayers, and saw fit to release a video for “Cold” to celebrate. His album has already gone gold. The hard-hitting record features some of the quick flows that fans have come to expect from the dynamic 23-year-old. Watch the video for . . .
If you want a nice, relaxing song to help you bring the week to a close, I’d like to suggest that you look elsewhere. Avelino‘s “Energy” is just what the title would suggest. Stormzy and Skepta are no strangers to high octane instrumentals, and they both show out impressively. Stream “Energy” below.
“It’s a London ting.” Stormzy is back, and he brings new music with him. With the Great London artist making his movie debut in Brotherhood, which is due out on the big screen on August 29th, it was only fitting that he had something to do with the film’s soundtrack. Stream “Brotherhood” below.
Sundays are infamously slow as far as new music goes, but last night we were given an unexpected treat, as Greater London area based artist Stormzy released a tribute record to his romantic partner, who celebrated her birthday yesterday. The quick flowing rapper decided to slow things down this time. Stream “Birthday Girl” below. Happy birthday to my princess . . .
Stormzy plays absolutely no games in his ominous new video for “Scary.” The London-based emcee uses emphatic, free-flowing delivery to great effect over bass-heavy Sir Spyro production. The Kaylum Dennis-directed video serves as one of the first precursors to his forthcoming album, which is set to release at some point this summer. Stormzy spoke with . . .
“Sometimes inside the ends, sometimes out of the ends. Never in the house, and that.” I’ll keep it a stack. I had to ask Bonkaz exactly what that phrase meant when I first heard “And Dat.” Me not understanding didn’t take away from the song’s undeniable energy. He explained, “the ends is wherever you’re from, . . .
Most of us would list “grime emcee” among the most notable things that Kevin Hart is known for, but here we are. While promoting Ride Along 2 with Ice Cube in Manchester, he decided to challenge Stormzy to a battle over a grime beat. The results are about as comical as one would expect, although Chocolate Droppa . . .
South London emcee Stormzy slows things down for “You’re Like,” a smooth new song that remixes Alex Isley‘s “About Him.” The rising emcee delivers a series of supportive lyrics dedicated to a very special lady. Stream “You’re Like” below.
The delays kept us waiting, but Drake‘s More Life has finally been released to the world. It premiered on OVO Sound Radio, and is now available on Spotify and Apple Music. Guest artists include Kanye West, Travis Scott, Sampha, PARTYNEXTDOOR, Young Thug, Stormzy, and more. DOWNLOAD 1. Drake – Free Smoke 2. Drake – No . . .
Broccoli City Festival is poised to take over Washington, D.C. on May 6th. The festival, which already features acts such as Solange, Rae Sremmurd, 21 Savage, and Lil Yachty, will also feature East London sensation Nao, who is coming off the success of her For All We Know album and just released a remix EP . . .
Nao captivated an increasingly large audience with the release of her For All We Know album last year. That project sees new life with the release of her For All We Know remix EP, which features varied reworkings courtesy of an all-star cast that includes Kaytranada, Stormzy, SBTRKT, Sam Gellaitry, and Mura Masa. Stream the . . .
It’s the first day of February, but Bonkaz‘s newly released project is called the #MixtapeOfTheYear for a reason. The dynamic South London emcee brings tons of energy to the table throughout his eleven-track drop, which includes guest features from Stormzy, Blade Brown, and Yxng Bane. Production is handled by a talented stable of beatsmiths, including The . . .
Tinie Tempah is an English rapper of Nigerian descent from South London, and his new Junk Food is absolutely explosive. Serving as the prelude to Tinie’s third studio album, Junk Food features notable guest features such as Jme, Stormzy, Wretch 32, Yungen, Big Narstie, Giggs, J Hus and more. The project is available on iTunes and . . .
Back in September, I came across the EP of a very special producer named Sahil. His sounds came off as something I had never fully experienced. The sonics and creativity blew me away. After posting the project on the site, I wanted to dig deeper. If I felt this way about his debut project, I . . .
Kanye West has done nothing but bring FIRE to 2015. Yeezy took over the stage at the Brit Awards debuting “All Day,” joined by London’s grime scene in full flex with artists such as Krept and Konan, Skepta, Novelist, Jammer, Stormzy, and many more also on the stage. Check it out below.