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[Watch] Smerker – Stars in the wraith @SmerkerOfficial

Meet Smerker, the 27 year old rapper from Croydon. Smerker, who is currently working on his debut E.P, describes his sound as “Wavey hip hop with a hint of sauce, always with a jumpy hook to match my flow.” Check out his brand new video “Stars in the wraith” featuring ‘Young Reeks’ and let us know […]

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Under The Spotlight returns with UTS:SOUTH!

SpotlightFirst returns after a jam packed line up for UTS:East with UTS:South. An event which will once again showcase amazing rising talents, this time from South London. On the line up you will find Tee Supreme, Shay La Rose, Kenzo, Kaniva, Donalee,  Kish and Kid Bracer as well as special guests and open mic.  UTS South will be […]

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[Stream/Download] Dámì Sule – ‘Rough Canvas’ LP

Manchester based poet and alternative Hip-hop artist Dámì releases debut LP Rough Canvas. The album is a follow up to his 2017 Crayons EP. 10 tracks full of emotions, feelings and thoughts. Take me in – Dámì Sule Throughout Rough Canvas, there is almost no subject matter untouched by Dámì’s softly accented voice: love, social […]

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[Watch] Kanye West sits down with Charlamagne Tha God

Kanye West sits down with CthaGod to discuss his 2016 hospitalisation, upcoming album and all in between.  

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[Watch] Nyge – Topics

South London producer Nyge, releases ‘Topics’, a massive high energy tune featuring Ay Em, Yung Fume and Blade Brown via Virgin EMI.   The producer responsible for AJ Tracey’s ‘Pasta’ and Section Boyz’ ‘Lock Arff’ is back again, but this time with his name front and centre. Teaming up with Ay Em, who provides the […]

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[Listen] Tertia May – Monsters In Your Bedroom

Tertia May, a rising talent in the UK Jazz scene announces her debut EP ‘Kind Of Purple‘ and unveils the laidback blues-infused lead single ‘Monsters In Your Bedroom.’ A more confessional track than her recent single ‘White,’ it tackles her fathers existential troubles head first, approaching the subject in a refreshingly tender, at times even joyful way. The song even has a […]

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[Watch] Marc Jones – Wrestling

25 year-old Croydon rapper, Marc Jones, releases brand new single, ‘Wrestling’. With a unique blend of UK drill and rap, ‘Wrestling’ is a fresh, non-explicit track that gives an energetic glimpse into Marc’s perspective on life. Marc’s ambition has always been to challenge cultural norms within Urban music in order to positively impact young people. […]

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[Watch] E ^ R T H – Summertime

Recorded by the likes of Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday & Nina Simone, E ^ R T H takes an authentic spin on a Jazz classic, Summertime. ‘If I were a vegetable , you wouldn’t find me in Tescos, more like the in alotment on the left down the road. Everything is strictly orrganic.’ – E […]

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