Birmingham’s YOUTH MAN have been shaking things up around the Midlands for a few years, dropping their ‘Bad Weather’ EP back in 2013. Freshly signed to Alcopop! Records, the energetic punk band are now working on a new EP which is coming down the pipeline this year. YOUTH MAN have also shared a new track titled ‘I Don’t Know’, which will be featured on the forthcoming record. Sinister and raw in sound, fuzz-drilling guitar riffs and thundering drumming run parallel to Kyila Whyte’s in your face vocal delivery.
Cherri V kicks off 2018 with a new track titled ‘Swimming’ which features Birmingham emcee RoxXxan. Produced by XVR BLCK, the milky soundscape oozes with soul as Cherri V glides over the lush production with RoxXxan, who has been highly rated in the grime and Hip-Hop scene for a number of years now, adding that extra spice, making this one tasty serving. This is for those who sit comfortably in that beauty called love.
It’s almost hard to believe that 10 years ago the sounds of bassline producers were literally being played on on mainstream radio, featured on Ministry Of Sound compilations and the whole nine. At that point having been reincarnated for the second time, the sound which originally picked up after the 90s style of speed garage and had it’s origins in the Sheffield nightclub Niche, took the UK by storm.
Birmingham band Pleasure House is a name should get familiar with. Dropping their ‘Show Your Colours’ last year, the group have been definitely ringing bells in the Midlands. Gearing up for the release of their new ‘Sentient’ EP, out on the 26th of May, the group have shared their new track ‘Father’s Son’. A well-crafiting of alternative, the tune follows their recently shared cut ‘Mind Control’.
Having already been supported by BBC Radio 1xtra and more, Birmingham vocalist Nia Ekanem has brought forth his new single ‘It’s Your Love’, the title cut to his forthcoming EP, out March 31st. Celebrating the joy of being in love with that special someone, the crooner glides over melodic piano strokes played spaciously between echoing rim shots. In regards to ‘It’s Your Love’, Nia Ekanem wrote: “It means hope, joy, and all things beautiful. I’d hope when people listen to it, they Read more […]
Roxxxan goes in and flips a sample of the Nas cut ‘Oochie Wally’ on her new ‘Ouchie’ freestyle. For the video, Roxxx sprays bars whilst surrounded by a slew of ladies all dressed in sexy attire. Although we’re sure your eyes will be glued on the woman, try to keep focus on the heavy bars that Roxxxan is letting off. Check it out. Read more […]
Laura Mvula have shared a video to her cover of the popular Delfonics record ‘Ready or Not’. The vibrant and stylish presentation is packed with kaleidoscopic imagery, lots of dancing and of course Laura Mvula looking ever so stunning. The clips are definitely eye-catching and the rework of ‘Ready or Not’ will make you want to get up out your seat and bust a few dance moves yourself. Have a look. Read more […]
Lyrically Birmingham emcee Roxxxan was blazing the UK scene a number of years back, dismantling Charlie Sloth’s ‘Fire In The Booth’ session, as well as dropping monster cuts like ‘Too F***king Facety’ and ‘Power’. She then went quiet for the next couple of years. Sorely missed, Roxxxan returns to prove that she is still sharp as ever with her new video ‘Back To Live’. Directed by Frost, Roxxxan delivers lyrics blow for blow like a heavyweight contender. All of these wannabe rappers better step Read more […]
Birmingham’s Hannah Wants clearly knows what sounds dominate the dance floor having been one of the most in-demand DJ’s in the UK. So it makes sense that her latest single ‘Dot Com’ is tailor made to rock any rave. To the point with no fluff or filler, the tune is just an unadulterated slap of instant energy. ‘Dot Com’ is set to be released on April 29th via CR2 Records. Have a listen. Read more […]
Hannah Wants has been a sheer force in the world of 4×4 and electronica over the past few years. Rising to prominence with a work rate and dedication like no other, the Birmingham DJ has gone on to play at Glastonbury, Creamfields, We are FSTVL and more. Wants is now set to release her new single ‘Just’, which features the vocals of Kristine W. Backed by a thunderous kicks and sharp, stabbing synths, the song is a dark and intense dose of dance floor magic. ‘Just’ is out March 4th via Toolroom Read more […]