Tag Archive for 1Xtra

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’…

Sticky Blood & JiKay ft. Frisco – Oh My Days (Audio)

After making a sharp ascent in to the key list of music producers that are rocking the urban music scene in 2016, Sticky Blood collaborate with LA based producer JiKay, (All Trap Music/HotDamn), to drop their latest record ‘Oh My Days’ featuring Boy Better Know’s Frisco. With a deep reverb on the bass and the…

Kid Bookie w/ Christie ft. Nasaan & Dot Rotten – Premonition (Music Video)

Premiered via MTV UK, rising star, Kid Bookie releases ‘Premonition’ taken from recent mixtape, ‘You’ll Rate Me When I’m Dead’. ‘Premonition’ is the lead single taken from a solid array of 8 flavorful tracks. The record is a bold UK-US link up as it features London based singer Christie on the chorus, the fast rising…

Mic Righteous ft. Tone & Vivienne Westwood – Be There X Intellectuals Unite (Audio) + Dreamland (Album Pre-Order)

Intellectuals Unite/Be There is a coming together of two notable voices campaigning for activism and change, when those around them fail to do so. Be There begins with Vivienne Westwood’s ‘Intellectuals Unite Climate Revolution’ rap, her assessment on the current state of migration, perpetual war and the floods and hurricanes being overpassed or falsified by…

Mic Righteous – 2005 (Music Video/Link Up TV) + Dreamland (Album Pre-Order)

Mic Righteous recently released the pre-order link and track list for his long awaited 18-track debut album ‘Dreamland’. Alongside it Mic’s ‘Fire In The Booth’ aired on BBC Radio 1Xtra with Charlie Sloth and premiered his single ‘Survivor‘ (currently on the B list on BBC Radio 1Xtra). The latest track from the album ‘2005’ see’s…

Deuce & Charger – Who Can You Trust?/Equilibrium (Audio/Dossa & Locuzzed + Consouls Remixes)

Deuce & Charger emerge from the shadows with the paranoid double-punch of ‘Who Can You Trust?’/‘Equilibrium’, released on In Charge Recordings. ‘Who Can You Trust?’ evokes a schizophrenic future world; spectral vocals glide over an ominous soundscape that builds to a dark, dramatic climax. ‘Equilibrium’ intensifies the warped nocturnal mood of the release by setting…

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…

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…

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…