Devlin f/ Diane Birch - "Rewind" | Music Video

Devlin reflects on friends lost (but not forgotten) in the visual for his new single "Rewind", a pan-Atlantic collaboration with U.S singer-songwriter Diane Birch.Read more


Sway - "Charge (SuperCharge Pt 1)" f/ Lunar C, Stig of the Dump, Shotty Horroh, Rizzle, Black The Ripper & Jehst

Sway remixes his recent, dance-infused single "Charge", with the help of some of the UK's best known battle-rap talents.Read more


Nutty P - Lucid Dreamin' LP | Free Download

Having made a name for himself producing for the likes of fellow UK rappers Wretch 32 ("Anniversary"), Smiler ("Delorean"), Baby Blue ("Run") and several tracks on Lowkey's recent album, Soundtrack To Struggle, South West Londoner Nutty P introduces his solo work with new album, Lucid Dreamin'. Read more


Charlene Soraia - "When We Were Five" | Music Video


UK songstress and guitar virtuoso Charlene Soraia is a force to be reckoned with.  Produced by Paul Stacey (Black Crowes, Oasis, Noisettes, Madonna), "When We Were Five" is a beautifully reflective song that has an assortment of mesmerising vocal highs in sync with jazz rhythm brush strokes and trumpet sounds. Have a listen for yourself - simply astounding.
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Mamas Gun - The Life and Soul | Album Review



Andy Platts and his consortium of A-grade, retro-lovin’ musicians, Mamas Gun, are back with The Life and Soul; their follow up to 2009’s light and breezy Routes To Riches.
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Mann discusses working with 50 Cent, Freshman On Varsity mixtape & UK artists [Video]


With his debut international single "Buzzin" ruling the airwaves and setting dancefloors alight, Los Angeles-bred emcee Mann touched down in the UK for the first time, a few weeks ago, to promote the 50 Cent assisted hit, which has since peaked at number six on the Official UK Single's Chart.

Speaking to the lovely Fadahj for Streets On Demand, the 19-year old artist discussed the details surrounding his upcoming mixtape, Freshman On Varsity, future collaborations, his knowledge of British artists and his experience he gained working with Mr. Ferrari F50 including the valuable advice he was given by the G-Unit capo - watch below.
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Talib Kweli Talks Gutter Rainbows, Prisoners Of Conscious, Goonish Rap & Being A Better Writer | SoulCulture TV


After performing at The Roundhouse in London on the 17th of this month, Talib Kweli invited SoulCulture down to the studio the next day, where he was joined by Akon affiliated UK emcee Sway to record a song together.

He later refers to other homegrown talents Kano, Estelle, Ty, Roots Manuva and Blak Twang as some of his favourite local artists, but refers to an overall sense of the UK scene as being "real goonish right now," judging from what he's seen online.

"Goonish rap for the sake of being goonish, it comes off real cartoon-ish..." he states. "I saw some stuff that just came across as, like, 'You don't even have to try that hard, dude'," recalling a time S.A.S "ran up on" him outside the BBC in the past.

In-between recording and shooting a music video in London, Kweli spoke to SoulCulture TV about his displeasure at the gig of the night before, his experiences of the UK's Capital and why he chose to shoot a video here for a song from his new album, Gutter Rainbows.

He also discusses how he perceives his growth across albums and another album he is also working on titled Prisoners Of Conscious, describing the forthcoming Gutter Rainbows project as "like the early outtakes of Prisoners Of Conscious, but embellished upon."

He names some of his favourite self-penned verses as Read more


Ed Sheeran - "Homeless" | New Music

Ubér talented UK singer/songwriter Ed Sheeran dropped a new gem on Twitter earlier today. The 19 year old Framlingham, Suffolk native is causing major waves across several scenes and with good reason; he's iiiiill. Have a listen...

Ed Sheeran - "Homeless":
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Download song for the price of a tweet at http://iamsentient.com/edsheeran.

Find out more about Ed Sheeran and his use of the loop pedal in the videos below... Read more


Melanie Fiona On UK Music | SoulCulture TV


Melanie Fiona chats to SoulCulture TV about her admiration of the "diversity and realness" of the UK music scene, from Lily Allen, Adele, Amy Winehouse and Estelle to The Beatles and lovers rock legend Janet Kay (whose "Silly Games" classic she sampled on "Sad Songs").

Melanie reveals that whilst in London last month she got in the studio with British rap star Tinchy Stryder, who recently confirmed his new business venture with Jay-Z and co, launching Takeover Roc Nation.

Interviewed by Marsha Gosho Oakes
Filmed and Edited by Versetti @ Rize of The Robotz
Photography by Neil Raja


Baby Blue x Wretch 32 - "Run" | New Music

New music by re-emerging female MC Baby Blue featuring Wretch 32. She's been quiet for a while so it's been nice to see her back on the scene this year, particularly as the pool of female MCs (British or otherwise) is pretty sparse!