International Urban Music News

Adilson Evora - Opera (Prod. by Adilson Evora/Audio/Free Download)

Adilson Evora – Opera (Prod. by Adilson Evora/Audio/Free Download)

Listen to the new song OPERA by Dutch Hip Hop artist Adilson Evora, taken from his upcoming album, UNDER THE BRIDGE On ‘Opera’ the Dutch emcee/singer takes the listener backstage behind the scenes of the entertainment industry where everything that glitters ain’t gold. Throughout the track Adilson not only spews his discontent with the industry…

Tizzy Gang - Opps Next Door Vol.1 (Album/iTunes/Spotify) + Westwood Crib Session (Music Video)

Tizzy Gang – Opps Next Door Vol.1 (Album/iTunes/Spotify) + Westwood Crib Session (Music Video)

International collective Tizzy Gang drop their highly anticipated album, OPPS NEXT DOOR VOL.1, which is officially out to buy today via iTunes/Spotify With a fantastic reaction so far, with reviews coming out in Mixmag and DJ Mag, plus more to come and support from 1Xtra, Radar Radio, Reprezent, Kiss and more, take time to listen…

Sean Paul - Dutty Classics Collection (Rhino Records/CD/Apple Music/Spotify)

Sean Paul – Dutty Classics Collection (Rhino Records/CD/Apple Music/Spotify)

Grammy winning artist Sean Paul selects some of his favorite tracks for a new compilation, DUTTY CLASSICS COLLECTION, that highlights many of his biggest hits, including the #1 smashes GET BUSY, TEMPERATURE and BABY BOY The 18 tracks follow Paul’s career with music from all six of his studio albums: ‘Stage One’ (2000), ‘Dutty Rock’…

M-DoDays Are All The Same (Roccwell Remix/Audio) & Vinyl Album Release

M-Dot – Days Are All The Same (Roccwell Remix/Audio) & Vinyl Album Release

Boston based M-Dot drops his ALL DAYS ARE THE SAME official remix by German producer Roccwell To kick off the double vinyl edition pre-order of ‘egO anD The eneMy‘, the latest album from Boston’s award winning veteran MC M-Dot, German producer Roccwell officially remixed the album track ‘Days Are All The Same’ for vinyldigital.com. Limited…

ONYX & Dope D.O.D. - Shotgunz In Hell (Album/iTunes/Spotify) + XXX & PYRO (Music Video)

ONYX & Dope D.O.D. – Shotgunz In Hell (Album/iTunes/Spotify) + XXX & PYRO (Music Video)

The legendary Onyx from Queens/New York were joining forces with Dope D.O.D. from the Netherlands to record a gritty grimy album titled SHOTGUNZ IN HELL Fredro Starr, Sticky Fingaz, Jay Reaper and Skits Vicious blend Classic Hip Hop beats with Grime elements to punch you in the face! Productions by Peter Songolo, Nightwatch, Cookin Soul…

Heem Stogied x Ol Man 80zz - 5 Finger Discount EP (Audio/Free Download)

Heem Stogied x Ol Man 80zz – 5 Finger Discount EP (Audio/Free Download)

Heem Stogied recently dropped his new EP, 5 FINGER DISCOUNT, produced by Ol Man 80xx Hailing from Atlanta, Heem Stogied comes through with his 5th release ‘5 Finger Discount’, a collaboration with Ol Man 80xx, member of the Toronto based production crew The Lost Info. Heem Stogied, who has worked with the likes of Earl Sweatshirt,…

Urban Vault Exclusive: Okay Funky ft. Slim Kofi - Afrotekno Pt. 3 (Esi Noko) (Music Video Premiere)

Urban Vault Exclusive: Okay Funky ft. Slim Kofi – Afrotekno Pt. 3 (Esi Noko) (Music Video Premiere)

Copenhagen based Okay Funky drops new video for the single AFROTEKNO PT. 3 [ESI NOKO] featuring Slim Kofi A kaleidoscopic celebration of global art and culture which transcends national borders and the limits of creativity, Okay Funky’s latest single, ‘Afrotekno Pt. 3 (Esi Noko)‘ featuring Slim Kofi, arrives just in time to make a huge…

Pawz One - Pick Your Poison (Album/Audio) + Frequent Fliers ft. El Da Sensei (Music Video)

Pawz One – Pick Your Poison (Album/Audio) + Frequent Fliers ft. El Da Sensei (Music Video)

Los Angeles rhyme specialist Pawz One teams up with producer DJ VR (Switzerland) to bring you a new solo album, PICK YOUR POISON All production work is handled by VR and his arsenal of live musician’s crafting a classic boom bap sound with live instruments to add flavor. Pawz One delivers everything from gritty crime…

Jean Kengz ft. Mrzn, Young L3X & G Milla - Nice Dreams Dirty Trips (Audio)

Jean Kengz ft. Mrzn, Young L3X & G Milla – Nice Dreams Dirty Trips (Audio)

French producer Jean Kengz gets Mrzn, Young L3X & G Milla to join him on his latest single NICE DREAMS DIRTY TRIPS French producer Jean Kengz has worked with artist such as Deniro Farrar, Ish Darr, JayWin, Raven Sorvino, Chris Travis, to name a few. On his latest single the Parisian beat-smith gets help from Mrzn…

Losty ft. Joe Coffee – Taking Back (Prod. by Aaron Lee/Music Video)

Losty ft. Joe Coffee – Taking Back (Prod. by Aaron Lee/Music Video)

Sydney based emcee Losty drops the visual to his high-spirited single, TAKING BACK, featuring Joe Coffee ‘Taking Back’ featuring Joe Coffee is the first single by Australian power house Losty in three years – following the release of his critically acclaimed EP ‘Legacy: Chapter One – Starting Again’ which was released in 2014. The single…

REQ - Lazy (Audio) + Sleeping Giant EP (02nd June)

REQ – Lazy (Audio) + Sleeping Giant EP (02nd June)

UK born, Singapore based emcee REQ announces his debut EP. SLEEPING GIANT, released on the 02nd June and drops his new single LAZY Introducing enigmatic rapper and songwriter REQ. Born in Birkenhead, England and currently residing in the tropical city island of Singapore, REQ has been steadily making his move from a behind-the-scenes role to…

Ciphurphace - The Doomsday Doctrine (Prod. by Skinny Bonez Tha Godfatha/Audio/Free Download)

Ciphurphace – The Doomsday Doctrine (Prod. by Skinny Bonez Tha Godfatha/Audio/Free Download)

New Jersey based Ciphurphace teams up with Dutch producer Skinny Bonez Tha Godfatha, on a brand new exclusive single called THE DOOMSDAY DOCTRINE Imagine Confucius and Shakespeare in the recording booth reciting ill 16’s after consuming four Red Bulls.To truly comprehend this artist’s style and to put this into a ‘Hip Hop’ perspective, visualize the old school…

Dirtyphonics - BOOMBOX (Audio/Dim Mak Records/iTunes)

Dirtyphonics – BOOMBOX (Audio/Dim Mak Records/iTunes)

French electronic connoisseurs Dirtyphonics return to Dim Mak with BOOMBOX recently premiered on YourEDM Connecting 80’s electro and breakbeat influences with the classic quick stabs and metallic synths of dubstep, the trio creates a hybrid bass house tune using equal parts grime and boogie. With origins in a heavy metal band, it’s no surprise that…

StunnahGee x Kymo - NIPPLES (Breast Cancer Awareness EP)

StunnahGee x Kymo – NIPPLES (Breast Cancer Awareness EP/iTunes)

UK Afrobeat Sensation StunnahGee joins forces with Nigeria’s King of R&B Kymo Kingin for new Breast Cancer Awareness EP Fusing a pioneering blend of R&B, afrobeats, pop and trap, the pair have come up with a genre-crossing record, produced by T-Izze, with a powerful purpose too. Despite this, lead single ‘I Need An Answer’ takes…

New Noise: MadFool - First (Free Download/Dim Mak Records)

New Noise: MadFool – First (Free Download/Dim Mak Records)

Budding producer MadFool makes his New Noise debut with his sinister track FIRST Using haunting vocals, he builds into an insane drop full of metallic synths and a relentless rhythm. Hailing from Donetsk, Ukraine, 19 year old MadFool is living proof that raw talent makes a good producer. After spending his pre-teen and teenage years…

Viro The Virus - Jersey's Finest Remixed (Album/Audio)

Viro The Virus – Jersey’s Finest Remixed (Album/Audio)

Philadelphia producer Caliph-NOW presents, VIRO THE VIRUS – JERSEY’S FINEST REMIXED, a tribute album remixed by close friends & former producers of Viro Calvin James Howard (October 4, 1978 – April 16, 2012), better known as Viro the Virus, was an underground MC based in New Jersey and Philadelphia. Despite only some commercial success, Viro…

The One Love 10th Year Anniversary Festival 2017 @ Colebrook Lakes, Kent, UK (01st/03rd Sept)

The One Love 10th Year Anniversary Festival 2017 @ Colebrook Lakes, Kent, UK (01st/03rd Sept)

The One Love 10th Year Anniversary Festival 2017 It’s been a fantastic buzz about One Love’s 10th year Celebrations the New Venue location and Fantastic Line Up – One Love are so very excited about this years presentation – and know its going to be the best year yet – Super Early Bird tickets have…

Onyx - #WakeDaFucUp Reloaded (Prod. by the Snowgoons/Audio/Picture Disc)

Onyx – #WakeDaFucUp Reloaded (Prod. by The Snowgoons/Audio/Picture Disc)

Goon MuSick is back at it with the limited edition release of the Onyx, produced by the Snowgoons, #WakeDaFucUp Reloaded album as a picture disc This release features remixes never pressed on vinyl before with guest appearances by Ali Vegas, Steele, Sadat X, Snak The Ripper, Sicknature, Dope D.O.D. and Sickflo. UGHH and OBC are…

Heatwave - Young Motsami (Music video)

Heatwave – Young Motsami (Music Video)

Vancouver/Atlanta based artist HeatWave drops off YOUNG MOTSAMI, the lead single from his upcoming album THE MASSES VOLUME 3 HeatWaves pays homage to his heritage and his African name, given at birth in Thaba-Tseka, Lesotho meaning ‘traveller’. Not only does this record pay respects to culture but also family, specifically to HeatWave’s mother and his…

SupaWave Osbourne - Blvcked Owt (Prod. by Rato/Music Video)

SupaWave Osbourne – Blvcked Owt (Prod. by Rato/Music Video)

Brooklyn, New York emcee SupaWave Osbourne presents the music video for BLVCKED OWT, his new single produced by German beatsmith Rato The video was directed by Trife Drew of Figure Eight Films. Representing Brooklyn’s Bushwick and Flatbush sections, SupaWave has collaborated with Copywrite, has shared the stage with the likes of MF DOOM, Sean Price…

Martel B ft. Sean Focus - Feel Alright (Music Video/Link Up TV)

Martel B ft. Sean Focus – Feel Alright (Music Video/Link Up TV)

British Nigerian R&B/Pop artist Martel B is proud to present the brand new music video for his latest single FEEL ALRIGHT, featuring Sean Focus Shot and directed by Kevin Hudson, who has previously worked with Krept & Konan, Wretch 32, Chip and Devlin among others, the video for ‘Feel Alright’ has been premiered exclusively via…

ZotheJerk & Frost Gamble - Axe Somebody (Music Video)

ZotheJerk & Frost Gamble – Axe Somebody (Music Video)

Detroit rapper ZotheJerk and Winnipeg, Canada based producer Frost Gamble drop new track, AXE SOMEBODY ‘Axe Somebody’ is a bonus cut and follows last month’s official single ‘Risk vs Reward’ featuring Sadat-X taken from the album ‘Black Beach‘ out on May 26th which includes additional guest appearances by KXNG Crooked, Guilty Simpson, Boldy James, and…

JR & PH7 x St. Joe Louis ft. Rah Digga - Duck Duck Goose (Music Video)

JR & PH7 x St. Joe Louis ft. Rah Digga – Duck Duck Goose (Music Video)

2 groups and a legend… enter Voltron Mode for new flick DUCK DUCK GOOSE, JR&PH7 / St. Joe Louis / Rah Digga / Below System Records German production pairing JR&PH7, in conjuction with Below System Records, released their latest atmospherically squalid video / single ‘Duck Duck Goose’ onto the public this week, as they connect with their…

Fresh Island Festival 2017: Full Line Up Announced (Zrce Beach, Croatia/11th-13th July 2017)

Fresh Island Festival 2017: Full Line Up Announced (Zrce Beach, Croatia/11th-13th July 2017)

Young Thug, Giggs, Mike Skinner & Murkage presents TONGA are on-board for Fresh Island 2017, joining Rae Sremmurd, Sean Paul, Krept & Konan, Lady Leshurr, Jazzy Jeff and more for the Hip Hop event of the Summer! Young Thug, Giggs and Mike Skinner & Murkage present TONGA will jet to Croatia this July to perform…