UK Urban Music News

Macka B - Heath Is Wealth (Album/Pre-Order/29th Sept) + Sept/Oct/Nov UK Tour Dates

Macka B – Heath Is Wealth (Album/Pre-Order/29th Sept) + Sept/Oct/Nov UK Tour Dates

Macka B’s words, sound, and power was forged in the red hot heat of UK sound-system-culture, on the 29th of September, Macka B drops his new album, HEATH IS WEALTH Reflecting Macka B’s worldwide fan base ‘Health Is Wealth’ features tracks produced in Jamaica, Germany & Japan ‘longside recordings made in Macka’s Black Country heartland…

Tobi Sunmola - Simba (Audio/Spotify)

Tobi Sunmola – Simba (Audio/Spotify)

 African born, Manchester based poet Tobi Sunmola drops his new track, SIMBA,  taken from his forthcoming EP Following the gripping visuals to ‘Never Forget We’re Here/Tales From The East IV’, Tobi Sunmola returns with ‘Simba’, the debut release taken off his forthcoming EP. ‘Simba’ is a gritty and emotional testimony of both heartache and promise…

Roni Size & Reprazent - New Forms (Deluxe Album Reissue/10th Nov)

Roni Size & Reprazent – New Forms (Deluxe Album Reissue/10th Nov)

RONI SIZE & REPRAZENT announce Deluxe Reissue of the Mercury Music Prize winning album, NEW FORMS This November, ‘New Forms’ by Roni Size & Reprazent celebrates its 20th anniversary with a deluxe 4CD/2LP reissue. To commemorate this era-defining drum ‘n’ bass album, the package will feature a ‘New Forms’ 20th anniversary live hardware mix programmed…

LEGION OF GOON x PROJECT GOON (Album/Audio/Free Download)

LEGION OF GOON x PROJECT GOON (Album/Audio/Free Download)

LEGION OF GOON drops their debut album release, PROJECT GOON via Lewis Recordings/F.U.Music/iLLPrepared Every HERO & VILLAIN has their cool origin story but that isn’t always the case sometimes. After unknowingly smoking something super radioactive, which was grown inside an underground laboratory deep in the earth’s core, somewhere like in a mountain or something, by mad…

Soundcrash presents: 30 Years of Coldcut @ Village Underground, London, UK (21st Sept)

Soundcrash presents: 30 Years of Coldcut @ Village Underground, London, UK (21st Sept)

Join Soundcrash celebrating the 30th Anniversary of Ninja Tune founders, Coldcut, with some very special guests and a brand new AV show The electronic music duo composed of Matt Black and Jonathan More are credited as pioneers for pop sampling in the ‘80s, Coldcut are also considered the first stars of UK electronic dance music…

Leddie MC - I'll Be Good (Audio) Taken Off: A Piece of Cake (Album/iTunes/Spotify)

Leddie MC – I’ll Be Good (Audio) Taken Off: A Piece of Cake (Album/iTunes/Spotify)

Touching upon flaws, mistakes, love and bad decisions, Middlesbrough based Leddie MC releases her second single, I’LL BE GOOD taken from her debut album, A PIECE OF CAKE Leddie MC is a female MC from Middlesbrough, UK. Her debut album release ‘A Piece of Cake’, has gained the support of numerous highly regarded Hip Hop platforms such…

Da Flyy Hooligan ft. Hus KingPin - Distress Signals (Audio/iTunes/22 Entertainment)

Da Flyy Hooligan ft. Hus KingPin – Distress Signals (Audio/iTunes/22 Entertainment)

Check out the new single by Da Flyy Hooligan, DISTRESS SIGNALS produced by Agor, it features Long Island’s Hus Kingpin and is the second track to be taken from the album S.C.U.M. S.C.U.M. will be released on October 27th through 22 Entertainment, whose back catalog includes Royce da 5’9″, Fashawn, KXNG Crooked and Joe Budden. Long…

Mecca:83 ft. Grap Luva - Let's Get It (Music Video/Free Download) + Life Sketches Vol.3 (Pre-Order 18th Sept)

Mecca:83 ft. Grap Luva – Let’s Get It (Music Video/Free Download) + Life Sketches Vol.3 (Pre-Order 18th Sept)

Check out the second single, LET’S GET IT from Machester, UK based Mecca:83’s forthcoming album, LIFE SKETCHES VOL.3 This time around Mecca is joined by the legendary Grap Luva, younger brother of Pete Rock, for some classic Boom Bap vibes with a modern twist. Horn arrangements are provided by Donald Malloy, accompanied by cuts from…

Abdominal ft. Chali 2na - Balance Both: Imperial Remix (Audio/Illect Recordings)

Abdominal ft. Chali 2na – Balance Both: Imperial Remix (Audio/Illect Recordings)

UK based Hip Hop producer IMPERIAL, remixes Abdominal’s track, BALANCE BOTH, featuring Chali 2na of Jurassic 5, released via Illect Recordings Imperial shares, “I am a big fan of Abdominal and have been listening to his music since I first heard him on DJ Format’s ‘Music for the Mature B-Boy’. I jumped on the opportunity…

Ghetto Priest - Good Lord (Audio) + Every Man for Every Man (Album/iTunes)

Ghetto Priest – Good Lord (Audio) + Every Man for Every Man (Album/iTunes)

UK Reggae legend GHETTO PRIEST shares his new track GOOD LORD taken from his new album EVERY MAN FOR EVERY MAN Already known to many as the frontman of Asian Dub Foundation and vocalist on their globally acclaimed single ‘Fortress Europe’, Ghetto Priest has been captivating audiences with his powerful vocals and magnetic stage presence over…

Millennium Jazz Music Presents: Made In Germany: OTR Vol​.​2 (Album/Pre-Order/1st Sept)

Millennium Jazz Music Presents: Made In Germany: OTR Vol​.​2 (Album/Pre-Order/1st Sept)

ON THE RADAR is a new production series where MJM showcases entire albums focused on features from producers that reside in or represent a certain country For this session, they have some of their German friends and beat heads, on the radar as they happily to present, ‘Made In Germany: On The Radar vol.2’. Listen…

LEGION OF GOON x PROJECT GOON (Album/08th Sept/Free Download)

LEGION OF GOON x PROJECT GOON (Album/08th Sept/Free Download)

LEGION OF GOON prepare to debut their FREE album release PROJECT GOON, out the 8th of September via Lewis Recordings/F.U.Music/iLLPrepared Every HERO & VILLAIN has their cool origin story but that isn’t always the case sometimes. After unknowingly smoking something super radioactive, which was grown inside an underground laboratory deep in the earth’s core, somewhere…

Dub Pistols ft. Too Many T's - Crazy Diamonds (Music Video) + 15 DATE UK TOUR

Dub Pistols ft. Too Many T’s – Crazy Diamonds (Music Video) + 15 DATE UK TOUR

Dub Pistols release video too CRAZY DIAMONDS, the first track to be taken from forthcoming album, CRAZY DIAMONDS, via Sunday Best As they gear up to celebrate 20 years of unhinged lunacy, Dub Pistols return with ‘Crazy Diamonds’, the first track to be taken from their forthcoming and seventh studio album released 13th October via Sunday…

Supa Dupa Fly x Captain Morgan: Carnival Terrace Party @ Harrow Road, Ladbroke Grove, London, UK (28th Aug)

Supa Dupa Fly x Captain Morgan: Carnival Terrace Party @ 605-609 Harrow Road, Ladbroke Grove, London, UK (28th Aug)

Supa Dupa Fly x Captain Morgan Carnival Terrace Party, Monday the 28th August, in the heart of Notting Hill Carnival Hosted by Big Ted Big ‘Teddy’ Ted he IS Hip Hop! Supa Dupa Fly’s champion crowd pleaser and host like no other! His now legendary 10-year stint on Kiss 100 was home to a show that…

Tobi Sunmola - Never Forget we're Here/Tales from The East (Music Video)

Tobi Sunmola – Never Forget we’re Here/Tales From The East IV (Music Video)

The captivating story-teller Tobi Sunmola drops NEVER FORGET WE’RE HERE/TALES FROM THE EAST IV, the latest instalment in a series of conceptual releases documenting life in Manchester Whilst receiving recognition for his abilities as a promising young poet, following the release of this year’s ‘Childhood Culture’ EP, the emerging rapper showcases yet more of his…

Tashana - Island (Music Video)

Tashana – Island (Music Video)

British Jamaican artist Tashana debuts her new music video, ISLAND, inspired by her Jamaican culture and heritage, produced by Chloe Kraemer and Musiek Mambu Introducing ‘Island’ girl and multi-talented British Jamaican artist and songwriter Tashana – who has caught the ears of BBC 1Xtra, PRS For Music, Reprezent Radio and Island Records, as she debuts her brand…