Throwback Interview: Skepta on Kanye West and ‘Konnichiwa’

Watching the artists you root for on the road to achieving their aspirations is an inspiring thing. The 2015 BRIT Awards were aired last week (February 25) and Kanye West’s performance was certainly a highlight. Albeit largely muted live, ‘All Day’ saw 'Ye rap surrounded by around 50 dudes in all black everything – including … Continue reading Throwback Interview: Skepta on Kanye West and ‘Konnichiwa’

The Time I Went Ice Skating For The Love Of Music

‘It’s a mixtape, not the Geneva convention’ So, my mate who works in music (did you get my email?) invited me to Somerset House on Friday (28th) to go ice skating - the activity was just the playground for the launch party of Chimpo’s latest release, the ‘Monkey Teef’ mixtape. Admittedly I was a bit unfamiliar with … Continue reading The Time I Went Ice Skating For The Love Of Music

Interview: Chris Webby Talks UK Rap & Tatts

I had a quick chat with Connecticut rapper Chris Webby recently, who touched on the UK scene, imaginary dinner invites and his favourite tattoos... Describe your latest album ‘Chemically Imbalanced’ in three words. Chris Webby: Well-Rounded, Mature, Relatable. How did you feel about the XXL Freshman shoutout you received and how relevant do you think … Continue reading Interview: Chris Webby Talks UK Rap & Tatts

The Night Red Bull Culture Clash Was Everything

Is anyone else still not over how sick Thursday night was?! Hilarious Vines of Skepta's imagined reaction when he sees Tempa T next are still on rotation on the timeline... “@KayShadowKlass: Tempa T: Yo Fam, tonight was.. Skepta: https://t.co/ckodQ6Tm9B” DEAD — Maryam Khan (@MazHalima) October 30, 2014 ...along with the almost universal approval of a stellar … Continue reading The Night Red Bull Culture Clash Was Everything

Kanye West’s ‘Yeezus’: ‘It Gets The People Going!’

Last night (June 14) Kanye West’s sixth album ‘Yeezus’ was leaked four days prior to its official release of June 18, and whilst most blogs didn't dare to post the download link that was circulating online, Twitter had less mercy. The social network was packed with mini reviews; some appalling, some glowing, but all strong … Continue reading Kanye West’s ‘Yeezus’: ‘It Gets The People Going!’