The Co-Sign: Josh Kumra x Mr Hudson - "Helicopters & Planes" | SoulCulture TV

For the latest episode of SoulCulture TV's collaborative series The Co-Sign, we paired emerging UK talent Josh Kumra with Mr Hudson for a special live performance of "Helicopters & Planes" - the lead single from Kumra's upcoming debut album, Good Things Come To Those Who Don’t Wait. Read more

Kendrick Lamar gives first UK performance of 'good kid, m.A.A.d city' tracks | SoulCulture TV

West Coast rap star Kendrick Lamar hit the stage at East London record shop Rough Trade this evening (Nov. 9) to perform a few songs from his new album, 'good kid, m.A.A.d city', before signing records for fans - watch his performances of "Bitch, Don't Kill My Vibe", "Backseat Freestyle" and "m.A.A.d city" below. Read more

Interview: Ne-Yo on bringing substance to Dance music, storytelling & Country | SoulCulture TV

On his recent trip to London ahead of the release of hisnew album, R.E.D., Arkansas born Grammy winning R&B star Ne-Yo sat down with SoulCulture TV to discuss his views on bringing soul and substance to Dance music, his appreciation for Country music and storytelling, and experiencing unconditional love in a new way through fatherhood. Read more

Pusha T - My Favourite Verse: "So Appalled" | SoulCulture TV

In the latest episode of SoulCulture TV series My Favourite Verse, Pusha T discusses "probably one of my best verses in recent years" - his appearance on "So Appalled" from Kanye West's critically acclaimed 2010 album, My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy, on which he featured alongside Jay-Z, Cyhi the Prynce, Swizz Beatz and RZA. Read more

Natalie Duncan - "Lonely Child " [SC:LIVE] | SoulCulture TV

No stranger to our regular readers, 23 year old Croydon-born, Nottingham-raised soulful singer, songwriter and pianist Natalie Duncan, who released her debut album Devil In Me recently, has captivated the hearts and minds of many with her beautiful soul, blues, classical and rock influenced music.Read more

Machine Gun Kelly - My Favourite Verse ("The Pledge") | SoulCulture TV

For the latest installment in SoulCulture TV's My Favourite Verse series, we sat down with the Cleveland, Ohio repping Bad Boy signed rapper Machine Gun Kelly while he was in London for his headline show and to promote his forthcoming major label Debut LP Lace Up, who chose to break down his opening verse from "The Pledge" which is taken from his Rage Pack mixtape.Read more

Tanya Lacey Vs. Notting Hill Carnival 2012 | SoulCulture TV

Last Bank Holiday Monday while we were safely tucked up in our snuggies watching Love & Hip-Hop: Atlanta*, Bristol raised singer, songwriter, rapper and total nutter** Tanya Lacey burst in through our front door and dragged us and our cameras kicking and screaming to Notting Hill in West London to spend a day with her at the 2012 Notting Hill Carnival festivities.Read more

Miguel on Alicia Keys collaboration "Where's The Fun In Forever" | SoulCulture TV

While in the UK for his sellout concert at the Jazz Cafe in London, the progressive R&B artist known as Miguel sat down with us to discuss his forthcoming sophomore album Kaleidoscope Dream and more.Read more

Paul McCartney, Shingai Shoniwa, Marques Toliver jam backstage at Africa Express | SoulCulture TV

Hours after being awarded the French Legion of Honour in Paris by French President Francois Hollande, Sir Paul McCartney made a surprise appearance at the closing Africa Express event in London last night, Sept. 8, to share the stage with an already stellar line-up. Read more

Mannie Fresh on Kanye's 'Cruel Summer', Lil Wayne's work ethic, Hip Hop diversity | SoulCulture TV

Whilst in New Orleans for Essence Festival 2012, SoulCulture TV sat down with DJ and prolific former-Cash Money producer Mannie Fresh at the House of Blues to discuss his hometown, commercial Hip Hop's need to diversify, his thoughts on the Southern scene, what it's been like working with Kanye West and the crew on Cruel Summer, and Lil Wayne's work ethic.

He had a lot to say. Read more

Homeboy Sandman talks inspiration, law school + Stones Throw Records | SoulCulture TV

On his recent visit to London from across the pond, adept lyricist Homeboy Sandman touched base with SoulCulture TV to talk about his varied musical influences, dropping law school to follow his Hip Hop dreams, and the integrity of his current label, Stones Throw. Read more

Elle Varner talks Perfectly Imperfect, songwriting beginnings, London +more | SoulCulture TV

With her Soul and Hip Hop inspired debut album, Perfectly Imperfect, solidly making it's mark on the US charts and critics alike, emerging singer-songwriter Elle Varner's come a long way since penning her first song ten years ago at the age of 13 - and SoulCulture TV recently sat down with the R&B songstress in New York to talk about her journey so far. Read more

Ice-T on The Art Of Rap: why new rappers weren't featured, innovation in rap & more | SoulCulture TV

"To tell a true story you have start at the beginning."

On his recent visit to London to promote his new documentary From Nothing To Something: The Art Of Rap, Gangsta Rap pioneer, actor and now documentary director Ice-T took some time to talk to us at SoulCulture, dropping gems of wisdom on the absence of newcomers in his film, the competitive nature of the genre, innovation in the future of rap and more.Read more

Tanya Lacey: inspiredBy... Mary J. Blige ["No More Drama"] | SoulCulture TV

Following the release of her Kano featuring single "Greatness", Bristol, UK hailing R&B star on the rise Tanya Lacey invited us to her studio to deliver a powerful performance for SoulCulture TV‘s inspiredBy series and pay homage to one of her biggest inspirations, the Queen of Hip Hop Soul, Mary J. Blige.Read more

The Co-Sign: Mele x Kano x Ghetts - "Beamer" (#TheCoSign Edition) | SoulCulture TV

Welcome to the latest episode of SoulCulture TV’s ongoing series: The Co-Sign, where we team up exciting musical talents for exclusive collaborations. For the latest installment, we hooked up with 19 year old DJ and production wonderkid Melé and one of London's finest's lyricists, Kano, at the Red Bull Studios in London to create a special live version of Mele's new single "Beamer" - adding some napalm to the mixture with a special guest verse from Grime's hardest working rhyme mercenary aka the emcee formerly known as Ghetto, Ghetts.

Strap yourselves in and press play below...

//Directed By Darryl Daniel//Produced By Versetti//

Curren$y - My Favourite Verse ("Breakfast") | SoulCulture TV

After catching up with his How Fly brother-in-rhyme and weed Wiz Khalifa for our last episode, we caught up with New Orleans hailing rap star and Jet Life president Curren$y for the latest installment of our My Favourite Verse series. Read more