Billy Cobham brings masterful jazz jam to Ronnie Scott's, London | Review

Billy Cobham’s position as one of the finest drummer’s in Jazz can be traced…


Ahmad Jamal enchants at sold-out London show | Live Review

"All my inspiration comes from Ahmad Jamal" - high praise indeed from anyone…


Lonnie Liston Smith & The Cosmic Echoes live at Ronnie Scott's, London | Review

Many a jazz legend has passed through Ronnie Scott's down the years, few…


Action Bronson proves people's champ with rapturous London show

It’s safe to say Action Bronson is a rapper/force of nature that nobody saw…


Fashawn - Champagne & Styrofoam Cups | Mixtape Review

In 2009 I discovered Fresno, CA rapper Fashawn and his incredible indie debut…


Submotion Orchestra live at Koko, London | Review

Submotion Orchestra have steadily been building themselves a buzz since the…


Madlib Medicine Show London f/ DOOM, Freddie Gibbs, J Rocc, Kutmah | Review

October 12th saw a gig tipped as "Hip-Hop show of the decade" take place in…


Rick Ross - The Black Bar Mitzvah | Mixtape Review

As hot as 50 Cent and G-Unit were back in the early 2000’s, Rick Ross and his…


Sterling Simms - Mary & Molly | Mixtape Review

Sterling Simms is for grown folks; adults only. The Philadelphia born R&B…


Beanie Sigel - This Time | Album Review

Even as a millionaire Beanie Sigel was still standing on the same corners and…


Franklyn Music - 'Just Being Frank II' | Mixtape Review

"Gospel rapper" has become a term that many wish to clarify. Whilst there are…


Jamaica 50 Festival: Damian, Stephen x Julian Marley at IndigO2, London | Live Review

The lineup assembled to celebrate Jamaica’s 50 years of independence reads…


'Zombie 108' (Directed by Joe Chein) | Film Review

East Asian cinema is renowned for the quality of its genre movies, with Japan…


Leela James - 'Loving You More... In The Spirit of Etta James' | Album Review

Leela James is in your face. Her vocals feel like they have you gripped by…


KRS-One schools London's Jazz Cafe | Live Review

On an unseasonably scorching summers day in London, KRS One aka The…


Something From Nothing: The Art Of Rap (Dir. Ice-T) | Documentary Review

No art form or genre has ever had to justify its very existence the way hip…