One among two model new tracks from Coventry newcomer Pa Salieu demonstrates why he is being spoken of like UK rap’s younger star in ready. Salieu’s cooly assured supply floats over an ambient-tinged instrumental sampling ’80s cult outsider David Sylvian; we will not wait to see what he is received up his sleeve subsequent.
The spotlight of NSG’s new mixtape Roots will get a must-watch video, full with shopmobility scooters, dance strikes on a golf course, and a cameo from rap pensioners Pete and Bas.
Trillary Banks – Drillary
Trillary’s exhibiting her versatility, the Leicester-bred artist leaping on a beat by drill producers Zenith & Chris Wealthy and firing off a few of her hardest lyrics to this point: “It is about to be a carnage/All people is a goal”. She handles a snake like a professional, too.
Jme’s album Grime MC had a CD-only, no digital launch final 12 months – nevertheless it’s lastly discovering its means on-line within the type of quite a few sometimes excessive idea movies.
AJ Tracey ft MoStack – Dinner Visitor
AJ and MoStack spin a pattern from ’90s dance hit Push The Feeling On by Nightcrawlers into an addictive UK rap bomb full of slyly humorous strains.
Octavian ft Take A Daytrip, Obonjayar, Santi – Poison
The brand new drop from Octavian marks a return to the laid-back, melodic model of his breakout hit Social gathering Right here. It is produced by Take A Daytrip, and is a celebration of Octavian’s African heritage – impressed by a current journey to Nigeria.
“So we have been meant to shoot a mad ting for this,” writes Br3nya. “However since we will’t go away our properties for the time being we determined to get artistic!” Cue good DIY video shot in her West London residence.
Hardy Caprio ft SL – XYZ
Headie One x Fred once more – GANG
Headie One’s new mixtape GANG, written with producer Fred once more, is a daring step ahead, transmuting his drill flows into one thing melancholic and atmospheric.
Everyone knows Aitch is chilly. And he certain seems it on this video, roaming spherical some snowy Swiss peaks in his North Face jacket, dwelling on his quick-fire success and dropping a few of his finest bars to this point.
Take heed to a mixture of the very best new UK rap tracks from iLL BLU on Purple Bull Radio within the participant beneath.
Watch what occurred when Brazil’s finest grime MCs got here head to head with the very best of the UK scene.
UK x Brazil grime cypher
Jevon, Fleezus, Eyez, Febem and Yizzy hyperlink up for a grime cypher at Purple Bull Music Studios London.