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Reggie 'N' Bollie - This Is The Life (Music Video/iTunes)

Reggie ‘N’ Bollie – This Is The Life (Music Video/iTunes)

Reggie ’N’ Bollie release an energetic and uplifting anthem THIS IS THE LIFE, the track entwines a blend of Dancehall and Afrobeats instrumental and fuses it with a video that plays homage to the cultures Taking listeners, fans and music critics by surprise, Charlie Sloth premiered the audio for Reggie N Bollie’s ‘This Is The…

Doctor - Only You (Prod. by Hitimpulse & Unik/Audio/iTunes)

Doctor – Only You (Prod. by Hitimpulse & Unik/Audio/iTunes)

Doctor releases ONLY YOU via Row Virg Records Jamaican born and London based MC Doctor releases ‘Only You‘ today, 20th January 2017, via Row Virg Records. Produced by Berlin-based outfit Hitimpulse (Craig David, Ed Sheeran), Only You is described by Doctor as “a song made for the girl that’s down for their man no matter what,…

Paigey Cakey – Red Velvet EP + Down (Music Video) & UK Tour (Jan/Feb 2017)

Paigey Cakey is currently one of the UK’s best-kept secrets. The 23-year- old from Hackney is a bonafide workaholic; having already stacked a formidable list of releases for someone barely into their twenties – four EPs and a mixtape and counting – Paigey now comes through with her fifth EP ‘Red Velvet’, released on Christmas Day!…

Coco ft. Shola Ama & Deep Green – Waters Run Deep (Music Video/SBTV/16/12/16)

Coco continues his rapid ascent with the release of the compelling ‘Waters Run Deep’ featuring an inspired collaboration with the urban scene’s sweetheart, Shola Ama and fellow Sheffield spitter, Deep Green, produced by Toddla T. The soft instrumental bed radiates a warm and deeper edge to Coco’s sound as he leads his vocals from Shola…

New Noise: Aquadrop – Watch Me DVB (Free Download/Dim Mak Records)

Milan’s own Aquadrop arrives on New Noise with ‘Watch Me DVB’, an infectious crossover tune lush with warm vocal chops and gooey future bass synths. Aquadrop put it best when he described his genre-bending sound as, “A mad chef in a kitchen with loads of ingredients, tryin’ to put ’em together and make that delicious…

Win a copy of HIP HOP RAISED ME by DJ Semtex + Foreword by Chuck D via #UVComps

Urban Vault have hooked up with our friends at THAMES & HUDSON LTD, to give one lucky reader/fan the chance to win a copy of ‘HIP HOP RAISED ME’ written by BBC Radio 1Xtra’s DJ Semtex, with the foreword by Hip Hop legend Chuck D of Public Enemy. From its origins in the block parties of the…

Hip Hop Raised Me by DJ Semtex + Foreword by Chuck D (U.S. Release Date: 15th Nov)

From its origins in the block parties of the Bronx in the 1970’s to its status today as a global multi-billion dollar industry, from the voice of disaffected urban America to a President-electing powerbase, from Grandmaster Flash to Jay-Z, Hip Hop is nothing less than a phenomenon. Not just the most important musical genre of…

Coco ft. Shola Ama & Deep Green – Waters Run Deep (DJ Target Premiere/Audio)

Coco continues his rapid ascent with the release of the compelling ‘Waters Run Deep’ featuring an inspired collaboration with the urban scene’s sweetheart, Shola Ama and fellow Sheffield spitter, Deep Green, produced by Toddla T. The soft instrumental bed radiates a warm and deeper edge to Coco’s sound as he leads his vocals from Shola…

Franko Fraize + One Bit – Tell Me A Word (Music Video/Spotify)

Fresh from performing at Maida Vale session for Radio1, Franko Fraize releases his brand new banger ‘Tell Me A Word’. The infectious track is infused with a sick electronic Garage sound, courtesy of producer One Bit and combines with Franko Fraize’s well articulated, charismatic and undeniably British technique of rapping, creating a refreshingly unique sound.…

ShaoDow on Charlie Sloth’s Fire In The Booth + シャウ道。The Way Of Shao (Album/Pre-Order)

He’s sold over 23,000 albums independently and was nominated for ‘Hardest Working Artist’ at this year’s AIM Awards. Shaodow is about to unleash his new single ‘Accents’ featuring McLean and his new album ‘シャウ道。The Way Of Shao‘ on the 04th of November. If you missed self-made legend Shaodow’s performance on Charlie Sloth’s ‘Fire In The Booth’…