Chuck Taylors are like an extra phone charger, practical, functional and good to have around in a jam. Saying that, I like mine to be in a certain state – either box fresh ‘virgins’ or worn in with some ‘life experience’ thrown in for good measure, with the later often taking longer than I would like. The release of the Well Worn Chuck Taylor collection sees Converse have finding a fresh solution to this ever so difficult dilemma. Read More.
Chris Malinchak, 26 year old New Yorker, dropped the video for his rising track ‘So Good To Me’ earlier this week and is a great accompaniment to the song which was debuted a few months back. Due for release May 5, via French Express/Ministry of Sound Recording. To play… Read More.
Eye candy and a struggle story. Two things that always grab my attention, hence I’ve pressed play to Iggy’s recent video a few times more than maybe required. Apparently taking reference from the music video masterpiece that is Outkast’s ‘Bombs over Baghdad’ the clip is a positive indicator that her forthcoming LP ‘The New Classic’ is being prepped. Press play.
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Wretch 32 returns strong with the first single off his forthcoming sophomore album featuring the MAN that is Shakka! The album is due later this year and shows Wretch once again going left, when all are turning to the bright David Guetta-ish lights of the right. Press Play and be sure to check out more from Shakka here
Mikill Pane returns with the the title track of his forthcoming LP, Good Feeling, released March 17th. Good times and good memories, the track makes me remember just how much I miss university. Oh well… Press Play.
Disclosure join for forces will fellow London duo Alunageorge for the dopeness that is “White Noise” shortlisted as one of this weeks best track by muso’s Pitchfork ’White Noise’ is a winner.
As the release date to his sophomore set draws closer, “Hall of Fame’ is due for release December 18th, Big Sean drops the first installment of his supporting Vlog series. “imagination” gives an insight into the rappers drive for success, drive for fame but also drive for creativity. Noting how his musical peers allowed him to follow his imagination and ‘make it’. The spoken piece is set to back drops of behind the sceenes footage from the last year includeing cameos from Mase, 2 Chains and Common to name but a few, painting Sean’s in a new light showing there more behind the chains and snapbacks. click more to play. Read More.
Last week G-Shock popped birthday bottles and celebrated 30 years young. Collaborating with Dazed and Confused to showcase the best of up-and-coming talent, across Fashion, Sport, Music and Art rewarding the winners with a £3000 prize for their efforts. The award ceremony was made slightly bigger deal with the surprise performance by Wu Tang Clan’s Ghostface Killah, who made a rare UK appearance. Read More.
Fellow west Londoner Angel releases the follow up to his recent breakthrough track “Wonderful” in the form of “Time After Time” the next single of his forthcoming debut 2012 album. Produced by Parallel Music and Tommy Hittz. Press Play and let us know what you think of the mid tempo cut, which sees Angel finding his lane once again. Read More.
A$AP Rocky regroups with his Club Paradise tour comrades Drake and Kendrick Lemar for nre track “F*ckin Problem” Throw in man of the moment 2 chainz and you have potential for a 2012 new class gem . Produced by Noah “40” Shebib the cut will be featured on LongLiveA$AP Rocky’s debut. Not quite living up to the gold of ‘Goldie’ but delivering a harder kick that many rap fodder of the moment, press play and get involved. Maybe we just need a few more spins.