Alex Anyaegbunam is Rejjie Snow. Born and raised in Dublin, a place, according to the rapper, of “freedom, loyalty and pain”, a football scholarship took him to Atlanta where he soon discovered his love of music and headed straight to L.A.
To understand Suzi Analogue and the music is to understand her roots. Analogue is a hip-hop producer at heart, but much of her music sports glitchy, electronic flair, and has one eye fixed on the dance floor.
Fresh Selects, the brainchild of Kenny Fresh, is a forward-thinking record label that’s home to a universe of genres.
Compiled by DJ, record collector and label boss Gilles Peterson, the tastemaking Brownswood Bubblers series returns. Released on vinyl for the first time, the idea remains the same – shining a light on new and under-the-radar talent.
There’s something nice about a duck, isn’t there? Innocent, passive, kind of fuzzy… unable to trigger a global crisis or all-out apocalypse.
The Reluctant Voice of Conscious Rap Hailing from the deep deep south – Alabama to be precise, the Chicago based rapper, Mick Jenkins, has been making a name for himself, and has establish himself as one of the strong voices in Chicago’s vibrant and diverse
Portland’s EPROM links up with Shogun Audio affiliate Alix Perez for the fourth time to present the world with a cocktail of sounds being guided firmly by the bass.
West coast jazz music is alive and well, with many entities in the movement breaking open doors with magnetic force and luminous brilliance.
Antwerp based producer, TITLE, drops “Lotion,” a 4 track EP that takes you on a journey through the producer’s love for steady grooves, deep bass lines and soulful melodies.
Cohenbeats aka Michael Cohen is a prominent producer in the Tel Aviv rap scene. He started his musical career at 17, rapping and making beats as one third of local trio Cohen@Mushon.
Henry Wu (aka Kamaal Williams of Yussef Kamaal) is a name you should know. Part of Peckham’s 22a collective, the crew has been throwing down jazzy, soulful ideas for some time now.
As a recent Red Bull Music Academy alum and an accomplished keyboardist from the Netherlands, Niels Broos has worked with a level of tenacity and openness that’s created many fruitful opportunities.
Almost 10 years have passed since Onra arrived with the charmingly eccentric Chinoiseries LP. 32 Hip-Hop beats formed the sample-based project – dusty Chinese vinyl hissing and crackling throughout
Los Angeles musician Kiefer Shackelford (part of the Mndsgn LIVE Trio – Mndsgn, Swarvy, Kiefer and the Jonah Levine Collective) may be a new name to most, but the young keyboardist and producer has a small cult following.
“Clear a path it’s the Sorcerers Supreme” Strange U (King Kashmere and Dr Zygote) delivering Toxic Raps over virulent beats with their latest offering “#LP4080.”