Utilising a unique keyboard voice throughout that sounds simultaneously spooky and as if it has been recorded/created underwater, On Ya Mark is a smart and fast-moving slice of savvy pop.
Fresh, raw, uncompromising, honest, intelligent and focused, Knocks really delivers. It’s a visceral, entertaining delight, packaged with a whip-smart video and attitude in spades.
In terms of construction and a high-gloss finish, We Are One does a great job of delivering a positive message in a bright, contemporary way with loads of pop nous.
His songs showcase an enormous attention to detail that is rarely seen in the hip-hop world. More than that, he’s a selfless musician often letting his featured artists take the spotlight on his tracks. Through all of his songs, nowhere is this truer than on Let You Be.
naldooo puts a whole lot of modern life into this album – the result is something surprisingly eclectic, endlessly melodic & consistently impressive. Rather than allowing himself to be pigeonholed, naldooo takes full advantage of the album format, introducing his varied influences from the offset.
This EP pays a brilliant tribute to the days of real, thoughtful, gritty hip hop – the sort with a concept at its core, rather than simply a beat and a bottle of champagne.
The music alone, throughout Kuru, is complex & ever-evolving. The detail is superb, the creativity is unstoppable. When you pair the music & the video, the result is superb.
A huge thank you to 2018 & B.D.U.B for the absolute classic that is The Lone Wolf Theory EP. Relighting the energy & freshness of original hip-hop – the realness, the story telling, the character, the space, the colour, the creativity – this project has it all.
The vibe of the whole track works well in making certain you remember & recognise it later on. The ongoing feeling of possibility is powerful, it makes for a hugely compelling few minutes of audio.
This is something really special, particularly for hip hop or conscious rap fans. The music has the delicacy of carefully crafted, creative trip-hop, and Bluff as a performer & rapper works hard to paint a clear picture for you, and to open your mind.
Artdayn, the Singing Uber Driver, presents a distinctly fresh fusion of hip-hop & rock. From trip-hop or alt-pop to something much more Linkin Park-like.
Being told I would never amount to greatness, I’m worthless & have no purpose. This ignited a fire deep within me. So I write to uplift, motivate, inspire.