• Yungen Releases ‘Project Black & Red’ Mixtape

    Yungen Releases ‘Project Black & Red’ Mixtape

    Yungen has been in the game a while now and although still only 21, he has a lot to show for himself as an artist, sharing a stage with Emeli Sande and Wretch 32 on the Naughty Boy tour and supporting music legend T Pain at the o2  on Tuesday  (23rd September). Yungen defies the conventional music release pattern by releasing not just one project, but two. The mixtape ‘Project Black & Red‘ sees Yungen cleverly deliver hard rap production with […]

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  • Izzy Bizu – Floating Lamps (Rooftop Session)

    British Soul artist Izzy Bizu shows off her amazing vocals on her recent video release ‘Floating Lamps’. The song is a rendition of her track taken from highly celebrated EP ‘Cool Beanz’. Izzy combines her cool funk and delicate vocals in this video and continues to impress us with her amazing songwriting with this track. The combination of soulful voice and a heart tugging lyrics equates to 3 minutes 46 seconds of music magic. Izzy’s career so far has been […]

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  • Tuki 我爱你 Series EP Review

    Tuki 我爱你 Series EP Review

    ​ Late last year Nehmy put out a track entitled Tuki an interlude to what is the newly Released Tuki 我爱你 Series EP. Having previously explored Nehmy’s work, Tuki (now Episode 2) was our first little taste of the softer lady loving side of the usually trap affiliated rapper.  Tuki samples Cassie’s ‘Me and U’ which is already quite an anthem of seduction;  this pushed Nehmy into a whole new space, and now we get a chance to venture into that space via the EP posted above. […]

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  • K.Y – Street Heat [Freestyle]

    “I’m not a normal human being, I ain’t really into sleep, while they’re sleeping in their bed, I’m tryna reach my dreams” – K.Y Already grabbing the attention of local radio, Radio 1/1xtra and getting co-signed by national radio DJs, BBC introducing and leading online broadcasters; K.Y is no stranger to the Midland’s Hip Hop scene. His recent release on Link up TV’s ‘Street Heat’ series sends a strong message to Hip Hop fans across the country that he is […]

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  • Just when you thought Soul music couldn't get any better, out comes Rachel Foxx.

    Rachel Foxx: The EP – Rachel Foxx [REVIEW]

      Soulful. Mesmerising. Unapologetically captivating. Authentic. Sonically exceptional. I could easily go on if I were to try and describe what soul-singer RACHEL FOXX managed to accomplish with her debut self-titled EP. Beautifully showcasing Rachel’s phenomenal vocal ability and distinctiveness as an artist, the EP can only be indicative of the creative genius and artistic versatility of Rachel, who has, without a shadow of a doubt, made a significantly powerful first-impression on the UK entertainment and music scene with this first […]

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  • Certified UK Presents: The Journey So Far…

      Certified UK pull no punches when it comes to anything we produce. We believe in showcasing all the talent the UK has to offer, whether it be material from artists who are making the most noise in the mainstream or the underdogs surprising listeners in the underground scene. We’re interested in quality, being innovative and distinct from competitive brands. We aren’t just interested in broadcasting the changes and trends in the Music, Fashion, Sporting and overall Entertainment industries but […]

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  • Bespoke EP – Barney Artist [DOWNLOAD x REVIEW]

    Bespoke EP – Barney Artist [DOWNLOAD x REVIEW]

    So much quality Soul and Hip-Hop music all in one EP, it’s incredible. This is my first time listening in to BARNEY and if I said I was just impressed, that’d be an understatement. It’s fantastically structured, showcasing Barney’s lyrical versatility and talents as an artist as well as the skills of some extremely capable multi-talented artists and producers, including the likes of ALFA MIST, EGO ELLA MAY and EMMAVIE. Its a sophisticated union of Neo-Soul & R&B with some conscious Rap […]

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  • ‘A night to remember!’ – Live and Direct UK Event Review.

    ‘A night to remember!’ – Live and Direct UK Event Review.

    Put the hottest spot in Shorditch , together with the hottest event organisers, partnered with best acts in the UK  and what do you get ? Yep it’s Live and Direct UK!!!  Last night brought us the return of the best showcase in London and deliver it surely did. From the very beginning, the atmosphere was buzzing. The line outside Rich Mix was bustling and disorderly, but we all knew what was about to go down during the night ahead. Before the audience […]

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  • Accidents (Part 5)- George The Poet [SPOKEN WORD]

    Accidents (Part 5)- George The Poet [SPOKEN WORD]

      GEORGE THE POET paints the most accurate image in his latest release “Accidents” (Part 5). The spoken piece tugs the emotional strings of the audience as it highlights the story of a troubled young woman who has just experienced a miscarriage. Without spoiling the plot of the poem too much, the storyline, narrated by the girl’s boyfriend, focuses on their ‘accidental relationship’ and the accidental events which indirectly leads to the accidental loss of life in the first half but […]

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  • An Evening With Nego True 15/8/14 [REVIEW]

    An Evening With Nego True 15/8/14 [REVIEW]

      Even hyperbole wouldn’t be enough to sufficiently describe what spoken word artist NEGO TRUE managed to do in his headline showcase. #AnEveningWithNegoTrue was unforgettable to say the least. The supporting acts were phenomenal. But then again, I expected no less from the members of THE TRUE FAMILY (TTF) and affiliated company with the collective- wordsmiths AYO shut it down as well as duo RARA and RAE POET who educated the audience on why no-one should “Die for a ReTweet”, a reference to the social […]

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  • Always Look Fresh – KY [MUSIC VIDEO]

    Always Look Fresh – KY [MUSIC VIDEO]

    KY’s EP “Nothing But Truth” went straight in to the Top 30 of the iTunes Hip Hop/Rap Chart in the week of its release. And, after staying in the chart for the whole week, the video for single “Always Look Fresh” is now available for public viewing. KY clearly is dedicated to fashion, made apparent by his lyrics in the track which profess his desire at all times to be laced with the best apparel out there, maintaining his image of worth […]

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  • Leicester’s KY creates a storm at the ‘Don’t Flop’ battle event & more !

    Leicester’s KY creates a storm at the ‘Don’t Flop’ battle event & more !

    Last week Leicester’s rapper KY featured in a heated freestyle battle against UK rapper Pedro at the notorious “Don’t Flop” Battle event. You could almost feel the tension ooze from his forehead, as the lines he articulated became more and more intense throughout the duration of the battle.  I don’t know about you, but I personally would not like to battle KY when he’s on a roll! The dynamic battle illustrates KY’s comical freestyle ability, whilst cleverly conveying his gifted […]

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