Monthly Archives: July 2016

Dom Jones – Blackbird EP (Prod. by Harris The KnowItAll/Audio)

Inspired by Nina Simone, ‘Blackbird’ explores how experiencing personal pain and embracing the strength of femininity can be the catalyst to radical transformation of self, and eventually, society. The protagonist is critical of herself, yet also keenly aware of the social and institutional barriers that have led to her current state. Reflections on this give…

CAPPO – LIVE IN-STORE @ ROUGH TRADE NOTTINGHAM (Friday 12th Aug)

YNR Productions in association with Gangsta Wraps are proud to present Cappo live in-store at Rough Trade Nottingham. The self-proclaimed ‘Imperial Grand’ will be showcasing tracks from his forthcoming album ‘Dramatic Change Of Fortune’. “I tried to treat ‘Dramatic Change Of Fortune’ as uniquely as possible, like a brain-child. It’s an account of some of…

Droppin’ Science Show Summer 2016 ☀ Special Edition ☀ (Free Download)

Droppin’ Science is back from a short hiatus with an extra special summer edition of our acclaimed mixshow – over 100 minutes of the freshest new underground Hip Hop jams! Featuring new music from both sides of the Atlantic, including the likes of: Schoolboy Q, De La Soul, Run The Jewels, Kaytranada, The Avalanches, Joey…

Althea – See My Vision EP (Audio)

See My Vision is the exciting debut project from 19-year old London singer, songwriter and musician Althea. The brilliantly crafted 7-track offering comes on the back of recently released singles ‘Out Of Time’, ‘Ride’ and ‘Telling Stories’, which have been released in the past four months to rave reviews from fans and critics alike, garnering…

SNE – SFTW (Sorry For The Wait) (Music Video/Prod. by Penhouse)

Hackney’s ‘Golden Child’ SNE is no stranger to the streetbuzz. Following the trap hit ‘Rico Rodrigo‘, the soulful ‘Tiana Major‘ and the recent collaboration with Nadia Rose on ‘Goku’; the East Londoner is back with ‘Sorry For The Wait’ and he’s not taking things calmly. Fully embracing his self-coined genre ‘Trillful’ blending a fusion of…

Urban Vault Exclusive: Box Bottom ft. Dubble A Stars & Nat Jay – Do You Really Wanna Do This (Garage Remix Premiere/Audio)

After his last chart success, Box Bottom is back with a new banging remix package, as used in the Vimto campaign. The track has been heard by millions in cinemas, snapverts and across social media. Box Bottom’s new single Do You Really Wanna Do This is the official ‘Vimto Remix’ sync. The track was heard…

T$poon ft. Smigg Dirtee & 6ix – Dope As Me (Prod. by NonStopDaHitman/Audio)

Portland’s T$Poon is back again with ‘Dope As Me’ featuring Smigg Dirtee & 6ix, produced by NonStopDaHitman. If you’ve been paying attention, you already know $poon has been dropping heat all summer long with ‘Wasted‘ and ‘Icee‘ still making waves. It looks like NonStop might be $poon’s new go-to-producer, as the duo hooks up again…

Fastlane – Something Special (Into You) (Music Video/iTunes)

‘Something Special (Into You)’ is the new single from rising house producers Fastlane. Fastlane are Londoners Wes and Rowntree and together their tracks have been shaking up club dance floors and festivals across Europe, while also providing official remixes for the likes of Krept & Konan, Leona Lewis and Angel. ‘Something Special (Into You)’ samples…

JulesIsDope – WuTang (Audio)

Hear why the Wu-Tang logo has BNR Records artist, Charlotte, NC based emcee JulesIsDope signature cheetah print and colorway below… ”WuTang is the dopest record to be released in 2016!” – BNR Records. https://twitter.com/julesisdope www.facebook.com/JulesIsDope/ https://instagram.com/julesisdope/

Jabee ft. Meant2B – Come Up (Prod. by Chris Cutta/Audio)

Emmy award-winning Oklahoma City rapper Jabee presents ‘Come Up’, his new single featuring Meant2B and produced by Chris Cutta. His last visual was for the Statik Selektah-produced single ‘Exhausted’ (watch). Both singles will appear on ‘Black Future’, his forthcoming album featuring Chuck D, Brother Ali and Killer Mike as well as production from J57, Hannibal…

Ariano – Less Is More (Instrumentals) Volume 1. EP (Prod. by Ariano/Audio/iTunes)

He has worked with everyone from Snoop Dogg to Masta Ace, but before he releases his new project, ‘Love Is Not Lazy’, West Coast Hip Hop veteran Ariano starts the summer of 2016 with his first official self-produced instrumental EP ‘Less Is More (Instrumentals) Volume 1.‘. http://arianomusic.com/ www.facebook.com/arianomusic https://twitter.com/arianomusic https://soundcloud.com/ariano-music https://instagram.com/arianoeye/

ShaoDow ft. Serocee, Durrty Goodz, AC & Papoose – Till The Casket Drops (Prod. by Ryujin/Audio)

With the release of ‘シャウ道。- The Way Of Shao’ (His third album and original manga series) drawing closer, ShaoDow presents his fourth single ‘Til The Casket Drops’ featuring Serocee, Durrty Goodz, AC MC & Papoose’. Debuted by Charlie Sloth on BBC Radio One on the 18 th June 2016, ‘Till The Casket Drops’ features a…

Shinobi Stalin X Marz Mello – Scumbag Jazz ‘An Exercise In Patience’ #1 (Album/Audio)

From the Swamps of Orlando Florida. Beer Money UNLTD ‘s Marz Mello and Shinobi Stalin collaborate on Scumbag Jazz ‘An Exercise In Patience’ #1. Mello’s smooth yet hard hitting instrumentals combined with Stalin’s forceful and laid back vocals create a soundscape that is hard hitting and as cool as a smokey cellar full of musicians…

Soundcrash and Live Nation present: 10 Years of Akala + Special Guests @ KOKO, London, UK (12th Oct)

Soundcrash are incredible happy to announce that acclaimed artist Akala will be performing will be performing at KOKO as part of his 10 years of Akala tour. MOBO award-winning Hip Hop artist, writer, poet and educator Akala is a label owner and social entrepreneur who fuses his unique rap/rock/electro-punk sound with fierce lyrical storytelling. Inspired…

The Doctor’s Orders & Sampled present: The Record Fair @ Southbank Centre, London, UK (13th Aug)

As part of the Southbank Centre’s ‘Urban’ weekend The Doctor’s Orders and Sampled have teamed up to bring a one off record faire for those looking for the best in new and old music. Combining a selection of the best independent labels, online retailers, vintage vinyl dealers and even a record cleaning solution, these stalls…

Lady Leshurr ft. Wiley – Where Are You Now? (Music Video/iTunes)

‘Where Are You Now?’ ft Wiley is the new single from Lady Leshurr. Fresh from signing with RCA, ‘Where Are You Now?‘ is an incredible statement. It’s big, bold and urgent, highlighting Leshurr’s awesome, razor-sharp flow with a thrilling verse from Wiley. A social media phenomenon, her ‘Queen’s Speech’ series have already racked up millions…