To keep you up-to-date with this week’s hottest drops!
SVMI – Old Friends
Tapping production from Litek and co-direction and editing from Archie Erskine.
SVMI has speaks more about his critics. This track stood out for it’s witty honesty and self-indulgent dive into the pits of giving no… well it rhymes with bucks and it starts with an F. During he speaks to his “old friends” – who he’s not too fond of might I add.
Zeph – Gulag
Zeph is back, during his new track the rapper exhibits an innate lyrical ability, atop of bass-filled backdrop. Inspired by a Call of Duty round based on soviet labour camps, the rapper gives a sense of aggression and vigor which mirrors that of a solider.
Central Cee – Day In The Life
Showing off his cold pen game while dominating a mysterious, fluent-laden backing; with his signature, baritone delivery and a seriously hard flow. The rapper fearlessly challenges the authenticity of his musical peers, while narrating his realist road raps.
Pop Smoke & Rowdy Rebel – Make It Rain
Ahead of the late “Welcome To the Party” rapper’s posthumous album, we have received a drill-styled track. That combines the sheer word-smithery of Smoke and Rowdy rebel on to one undeniable club anthem.
Rushy & Lano – Smoke Again
Projecting their wavy vocals over the melodic instrumental, Lano and Rushy give us a glimpse into their witty pen games alongside a catchy hook. That will leave listeners anticipating their next link up!
Young T & Bugsey and DaBaby – Don’t Rush Remix
Thanks to the virual TicTok and social media challenge – #DontRushChallenge. Which subsequently saw the Nottingham natives secure a place on the Billboard Hot 100’s, the duo decided to keep the momentum going with a surprise feature from DaBaby. As expected, the American rapper gave listeners an impressive contribution due to his much-loved, stop-start stanzas while bringing a lively energy.
Kojo Funds – Vanessa
Kojo Funds is back and he’s better than ever, serving straight summer vibes on this long-awaited single. Flowing with a lively, feel-good beat, which Funds dominates with his signature melodies.
V9 & Unknown T – Drip Drip
Pulled from on V9’s latest Yūdokuna mixtape, this track see’s the Homerton residents offer up their boldest bars atop of distinctive drill backdrop. Accompanied by a cinematic Deadpool inspired visual.
Gorillaz & Octavian – Friday 13th
Dishing out the fourth episode of Song Machine from the Gorillaz, which leans on the vibrant flair of Octavian. Fans receive a hypnotic track that fuses two distinctive realms to produce an indisputable newcomer to your playlist!
Skeamer – Talk To Me
On this one, the rapper leaves behind his signature sound to adopt a more mellow tone; which compliments the sincere themes that he explores on the track. During, Skeamer makes a point of paying homage his fallen friends. While the hook features heavenly vocals from Derry that express tales of strength and triumph.
DBE – Free 22
The UK’s favourite rap duo are back!
During, Young Adz and Dirtbike LB lean on their signature wavy vibes while bringing in a more mellow feel. Showing off their pen game, listeners get another peak into the stories that follow a high-flying lifestyle.
Jords – Black & Ready
Compelled by our current climate the rapper channels his raw response to all those who have fallen at the hands of police brutality into thought-envoking poetics. During, Jords proclaims, “I’m just an angry black man trying to find a way,” – this lyric is a simple yet hard-hitting portrayal of the weight that the black community has been carrying over the past few weeks.