Monthly Archives: May 2016

Urban Vault Exclusive: Neka & Kahlo ft. Hanif & Illmaculate – Runaways Part II (Audio Premiere)

Neka & Kahlo first made waves in 2014 with their debut Hip Hop single ‘Alchemistress’, which appeared on BuzzFeed. The track “… burst the genre apart at the seams, bringing rock, pop, and electronic dance music into something that I don’t think Portland has ever quite heard before – Portland Mercury“. The duo view their…

TheGoodVibe – FUTURE VIBE VOL. 1 (Mixtape/Audio)

Following the release of their sensational banger ‘Amy’s Dub’ produced by London-based beat-smith Warren Xclnce, TheGoodVibe reaffirm their position as musical pioneers with the release of their highly anticipated mixtape Future Vibe: Vol 1 available to stream via Soundcloud. The beat based project provides 12 sounds from the hottest up and coming producers across the…

Isaw – I Wander (Audio/17th June)

Isaw are pleased to announce the release of their new single ‘I Wander’. Made up of vocalist, lyricist, rapper and energetic performer Vernon James and rounded off by all-rounder Demetrios Savva on guitar and production duties, Isaw are a richly understated neoteric London duo who describe their own music simply as, “A handful of fresh IndieRock…

New Noise: Bok Nero ft. Jahlil Beats – NERO NERO (Free Download/Dim Mak Records)

Dim Mak’s Free Music Imprint New Noise Introduces Bok Nero ‘NERO NERO’, featuring Jahlil Beats. You won’t be forgetting Bok Nero’s name any time soon – the Philadelphia native makes sure of that with his Dim Mak debut single ‘NERO NERO’ featuring Roc Nation production maestro Jahlil Beats. The come-up rapper arrives primed for takeover,…

A.M. SNiPER ft. Curren$y – Hype (Music Video)

A.M. SNiPER flashes back into the limelight with ‘Hype’, the first single from his forthcoming debut album. The British-Cypriot rapper is renowned for teaming up with some of the biggest names in music across both the UK and US scenes from his base in Ayia Napa (the original hotspot and mainstay for UK Garage, Grime and…

Astroid Boys – Fallback (Audio) + UK/EU May & June Tour Dates

Throwing out the rulebook once again, Cardiff-born Astroid Boys make a hard-hitting return with their unique blend of grime and rap with a DIY punk twist on new single, ‘Fallback’, and its striking visuals. Finding pockets in-between a plethora of genres, the track is a fiery reincarnation of youth culture: culturally aware and artfully produced,…

Ziggy Marley – Ziggy Marley (self-titled sixth solo studio Album/20th May via Tuff Gong Worldwide)

Multi-Grammy award winner Ziggy Marley releases his sixth solo studio album, ‘Ziggy Marley’, on 20th May via Tuff Gong Worldwide. Recorded in Los Angeles and produced by Ziggy, the new self-titled album marks his first release in two years, following 2014’s critically acclaimed ‘Fly Rasta’, which won the 2015 Grammy award for Best Reggae Album.…

AKS ft. Sincerely Wilson – Stay With Me (Music Video) + Train Of Thought EP (27th May)

It’s been five years since British Hip Hop artist AKS released his debut EP ‘The Bus Stop‘ to critical acclaim, with the likes of BBC 1Xtra, Hypetrak, Okayplayer, SoulCulture and the MOBO Awards among the taste-makers that championed the seminal EP. Boasting hugely popular singles ‘House Called Home’ and ‘Truth Be Told (I, I, I)’,…

Ed Scissor & Lamplighter – TTIW (Music Video/High Focus Records)

Ed Scissor & Lamplighter – ‘TTIW‘ the debut single from their forth coming album ‘Tell Them It’s Winter‘. Ten tracks long, one hour in total, the duo’s sophomore long player bares all the makings of a classic from the Glaswegian producer and London lyricist. Unmistakably cinematic, steeped in vision and verve, ‘Tell Them It’s Winter’…

BEATS & BARS BIRMINGHAM W/ GENESIS ELIJAH, WORDSMIFF + MORE LIVE hosted by TRICKSTA @ Suki10C, Birmingham, UK (07th May)

Calling all Hip Hop fans, this is a show not to be missed! Beats & Bars welcomes some UK Hip Hop royalty to Birmingham as we bring you live performances from two of London’s lyrical giants Genesis Elijah, Wordsmiff, Novar Flip with support from some seriously talented acts such as Shakezpeare, Soloman & D7, Nero…

Millennium Jazz Music Presents: The Jazz Jousters – Endurance (12″ Vinyl Album & Digital/06th May)

After four years of hard work from putting out free downloadable tribute albums every two weeks in season one, to continuing with monthly tributes and building the collective in season two and three, to completing the 10 part Locations cassette tape series, as well as releasing anniversary albums, LP specials, CD’s and a ‘best of’…

Chris Brown x Big Narstie announced for FRESH ISLAND Festival 2016, Zrce Beach, Croatia (12th – 14th July)

Chris Brown will perform in Croatia this summer for the first time as the newly confirmed headliner for Fresh Island 2016. For the first time ever a headliner will takeover the whole of Zrce beach on a specially built stage in one of the biggest shows the beach has ever seen. Big Narstie returns to…