UK Urban Music News

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…

Little Simz - Backseat (Prod. by Astronote/Audio/iTunes)

Little Simz – Backseat (Prod. by Astronote/Audio/iTunes) + International Tour Dates

Little Simz releases her reflective new single BACKSEAT, the first release of 2017 from the award-winning North London born rapper Which follows her critically acclaimed sophomore studio album, ‘Stillness in Wonderland‘, released on Dec. 16, 2016. Revealed moments ago, the honest new track was produced by Astronote (who produced several tracks on Simz’s ‘Stillness In…

Earth2Tom ft. Confucius MC - ROBOTZ (Music Video/GlobalFaction)

Earth2Tom ft. Confucius MC – ROBOTZ (Music Video/GlobalFaction)

Earth2Tom team up with Confucius MC for the debut single ROBOTZ, from their forthcoming album ONE ‘ROBOTZ’ sees Confucius question whether the robotic nature of today’s artists is making us think like robots ourselves. Shot by global faction, the video features cameos from UK Hip Hop heavyweights Micall Parknsun and M9. Currently shutting down shows…

Soundcrash presents: ROOTS MANUVA + support from Oscar #worldpeace & Special Guest @ TROXY, London, UK (27th Oct)

Soundcrash presents: ROOTS MANUVA + support from Oscar #worldpeace & Special Guest @ Troxy, London, UK (27th Oct)

Soundcrash is hyped to announce an extremely rare performance from UK Hip Hop pioneer and living myth, Roots Manuva Dubbed the voice of urban Britain, Rodney Smith, aka Roots Manuva’s bass-driven, wildly inventive electronic soundscapes span a career of over 2 decades and 6 studio albums. He has collaborated with artists such as The Cinematic…

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…

Booda French - Astronauts (Music Video) + 6am Coffee Club EP (Pre-Order/02nd)

Booda French – Astronauts (Music Video) + 6am Coffee Club EP (Pre-Order/02nd May)

After supporting Jesht on the first leg of the ‘Jehst 44th Floor Tour’, Booda French thought he’d celebrate a great week by dropping a new video, entitled ASTRONAUTS ‘Astronauts’ Produced by Yanaku is taken off his forthcoming EP ‘6am Coffee Club‘ which drops on 2nd May on Eatgood Records. www.facebook.com/BoodaFrench/ https://twitter.com/BoodaFrench https://soundcloud.com/boodafrench https://twitter.com/EatGoodRecords

The Age Of L.U.N.A. - Coco (Audio) + Coco EP (Pre-Order/12th May)

The Age Of L.U.N.A. – Coco (Audio) + Coco EP (Pre-Order/12th May)

West-London group The Age of L.U.N.A  drop the title track from forthcoming EP COCO, slated for release 12th May 2017 ‘Coco’ speaks volumes on the young group’s talent as rappers Butch, Arkas and Kyote Noir find themselves in a reflective mood spitting on paths trodden and roads crossed, their bars woven between Daniella’s hypnotic honey-laced…

Amy Steele - Saltwater (Audio)

Amy Steele – Saltwater (Audio)

SALTWATER serves as an introduction to Amy Steele’s upcoming EP, MEMORIES IN WATERCOLOUR ‘Saltwater’, surmises the meaning of the record, as ‘Memories in Watercolour’ is a reflective EP, with each track examining a different stage of a relationship. Each track on the EP is a different memory or a colour that has been slightly degraded.…

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…

Harvey x Christina Millian - Own The Night (Prod. by Blinkie/Music Video/SBTV)

Harvey x Christina Millian – Own The Night (Prod. by Blinkie/Music Video/SBTV)

So Solid’s Harvey and R&B royalty, Christina Milian, release the visuals for their collaborative track OWN THE NIGHT Fresh off the So Solid Australian tour alongside Lisa Maffia and Oxide & Neutrino, Harvey continues to represent one of Britain’s biggest musical exports and takes it back to the roots of garage on ‘Own The Night’…

Cherée - FOR ME (Audio)

Cherée – FOR ME (Audio)

Today, the North-West London newcomer Cherée unveils her powerful follow up track to ‘I Will Be There’ called, FOR ME Premiered via Pigeons and Planes, the new single speaks volumes on talent for the young songstress whose commanding and ethereal vocals glide seamlessly over a bass-laden and synth-heavy instrumental. With a Danish mother, Ghanaian father…

Soundcrash Presents: The Mouse Outfit + DJ Cheeba + Jungle Brown @ Islington Assembly Hall, London, UK (12th May)

Soundcrash Presents: The Mouse Outfit + DJ Cheeba + Jungle Brown @ Islington Assembly Hall, London, UK (12th May)

Manchester’s Hip Hop super-group THE MOUSE OUTFIT, return to the capital for a night of crisp cuts, big beats and blazing brass at one of London’s finest dancehalls With support from DJ Cheeba + Jungle Brown… “Jaw-dropping lyrical acrobatics meet some of the smoothest grooves you have ever heard.” ABC News Join Soundcrash on the…

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…

B-Side Hip Hop Festival 2017 @ Birmingham Hippodrome, Birmingham, UK (19th - 21st May)

B-Side Hip Hop Festival 2017 @ Birmingham Hippodrome, Birmingham, UK (19th – 21st May)

Hip Hop Royalty, home-grown talent & much more @ B-SIDE’S HIP HOP FESTIVAL 2017 this May at the prestigious Birmingham Hippodrome World-class ‘Graffiti’, international dance stars, award-winning rap artists plus the biggest names in Birmingham’s home-grown, Hip Hop talent– these are just some of the highlights audiences can look forward at this year’s B-Side Hip Hop Festival.…