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The New Official Charts: B Young’s Million Streams a Week and the Return of Unknown T

There has been no change to the top 4 in this weeks Official Charts by SpotlightFirst but a whole host of movement in the rest of the charts. Keeping its place at number 1, B Young’s “079ME” racks up another million streams on Spotify alone for the 4th week running! Unknown T – Homerton B forces its way back into […]

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Dotty takes over Hackney’s Oslo for first Headline show [6th October]

South London rapper Dotty announces his first ever headline show at Oslo, Hackney on 6th October. After his mixtape A Collection Of Sounds was received to critical acclaim, the artist sets to take over the East London venue for a night of his genre-defying sound and aptly naming the event ‘Thought Night’ which perfectly sums […]

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The New Official Charts: Skepta Has 2 New Entries In This Weeks Top 10

It’s been quiet this time round in the charts compared to previous weeks, with just 2 new entries into the top 10 and one change from last weeks top 4 (with “Ay Caramba”[3] and “LO(V/S)ER”[4] trading places). B Youngs “079ME” keeps its first place position despite moving down two places in the Official UK Charts. […]

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A2 releases visuals for ‘Flair’ featuring Octavian, Yxng Bane & Suspect

London rapper A2 releases the visuals for new single ‘Flair’ featuring an all-star line up of Octavian, Yxng Bane & Suspect – all defining the who and what of British rap in 2018 “I rate those bruddas highly… That track is a rare one: I don’t think you’ll get those four people on a track again,” says A2. The single is taken from his latest EP, […]

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The New Official Charts: Unknown T Rises into the Top 10

Once again there has been a whole lot of movement in this weeks New Official charts by Spotlightfirst with only 2 of last weeks entries managing to keep their place in the top 4 (B Young – 079ME & Hardy Caprio ft. One Acen – Best Life).This week Not3s and Aj Tracey are the only artists to manage […]

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[Listen here] Knox Brown – Flex

Knox Brown surprises fans with some late summer sun in the form of ‘Flex’– the smoothest slice of future R&B you’ll hear all year.  [Listen here on Dope Finds] On ‘Flex’ Knox sounds both familiar and groundbreaking and has said the following about it: “Flex is about being carefree and being able to show off for […]

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[Watch] Lobby Boy – Pride

The South London artist entered the scene with his debut EP ‘Falling Forward’ earlier this year – a carefully composed narrative of his experiences being part of two cultures. Born in the Ivory Coast and raised in Deptford, South London, Lobby Boy’s music possesses a certain level of wisdom and a cross-cultural blend of subject […]

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Colin Kaepernick – The new face of ‘Just Do It’

Earlier this week the news broke out that ex-NFL superstar and social activist, Colin Kaepernick, will be the face of Nike’s ‘Just Do It’ 30th Anniversary campaign. The news came as a shock to many people, especially some of White America, who made their feelings and opinions very well known on social media. A quick search […]

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