WILD WEST (CENTRAL CEE)

RELEASED 12TH MARCH 2021 Favourite track: 6 For 6 Great production with verses that tell a story accompanied by perfect use of vocal FX and dreamy instrumentals against harder beats and bass.  Central Cee is a name I’ve heard a lot about as a young West London rapper making his mark on the UK scene … Continue reading WILD WEST (CENTRAL CEE)

BUTTER-FLY (LAVA LA RUE)

RELEASED 19TH FEBRUARY 2021 Favourite track: Angel This EP is essentially slow RnB with a wonderful twist, full of stunning vocals and great production. This was my first time coming across the music of Lava La Rue, a West London rapper, who typically makes soft RnB soulful music that explores queer self-love, social and political … Continue reading BUTTER-FLY (LAVA LA RUE)

FAKE IT FLOWERS (BEABADOOBEE)

RELEASED 16TH OCTOBER 2020 Favourite track: Back To Mars This album has a young and rebellious sound to it on a backdrop of Pop Rock sounds that belong in a coming-of-age film. I first came across London-based Filipino artist, beabadoobee, on TikTok with Powfu’s viral song ‘death bed’ featuring her vocals in a new remix … Continue reading FAKE IT FLOWERS (BEABADOOBEE)

EDNA (Headie One)

Released 9th October 2020 Favourite track: Everything Nice A varied, magnificent album that showcases the best of UK rap (with some additions) looking at money, crime and love with great musical production. I know I haven’t reviewed in a while but when I saw that Tottenham artist, Headie One, had released a new 20-track album … Continue reading EDNA (Headie One)

SEGURIDAD (GAIKA)

RELEASED 3RD JULY 2020 Favourite track: Maria Unlike anything I’ve heard before…in a good way. As someone who loves discovering UK artists, I was particularly interested in Brixton’s very own Alternative RnB/Dancehall artist, GAIKA. What really caught my attention was his latest album Seguirdad’s cover art that depicted a very neoclassical style sculpture of several … Continue reading SEGURIDAD (GAIKA)