Saturday, 30 June 2012

iVideo... Smiler + Sneakbo + Bigz + S.A.S + Tyler Daley + Random Impulse + Fem Fel + Don Strapzy - Rocksteady (All Star Remix)

UK emcee Smiler calls upon Sneakbo, Bigz, S.A.S, Tyler Daley, Random ImpulseFem Fel and Don Strapzy for the All Star Remix of his brand new single "Rocksteady". Watch the video UP top...


Friday, 29 June 2012

iVideo... Stalley + Rick Ross - Hell's Angels

Brand new music video from the MMG stables - how many times have you heard that this year? This one is for Stalley's "Hell's Angels" which features Rick Ross and is off of Stalley's Savage Journey to the American Dream. Watch the Dre Films-directed cut above with cameos from Diddy and Cassie...


iFashion... Nike Football Summer 2012 Collection

Now where are the football lovers?! To "commemorate the summer of global football", Nike is releasing a footwear collection in the classic silhouettes style. The collection includes: the Nike Air Max 1, Nike Cortez, Nike Tennis Classic AC and Nike Gato. They launch globally this month (June). More after the jump...

iVideo... Benin City + GREEds - Baby Part 1

"Baby Part 1" featuring British Nigerian Spoken Word artist GREEds is one of the stellar remixes of Benin City's latest single "Baby" which we shared with you a few weeks ago. Check out the short video accompaniment for this remix starring Alesha Pryce UP top...

Benin City's "Baby" is out now via iTunes


iArtwork... No Doubt - Settle Down

The excitement surrounding No Doubt's 2012 comeback is certainly reaching fever pitch now with the release of the official artwork for their forthcoming single titled "Settle Down" which will receive its début on July 16 and officially released in September. Check out the artwork UP top... It's good to have Gwen and the guys back right?

Spotted at That Grape Juice


iVideo... Kendrick Lamar - Cartoon & Cereal (Live at The Electric Ballroom)

Captured by SoulCulture TV, here's footage of Kendrick Lamar performing "Cartoon & Cereal" to a rousing London audience at Camden's Electric Ballroom earlier this week (June 26). "Cartoon & Cereal" is the first single from his forthcoming major label debut album titled m.A.A.d city. Enjoy...


iVideo... Angel + Ed Sheeran + Michael Kiwanuka - Wonderful (SB.TV A64)

I guarantee you this is one of the best pieces of music you will hear all week! It's an acoustic rendition of Angel's new single "Wonderful" with some help from Ed Sheeran and Michael Kiwanuka exclusively for SB.TV. It doesn't get any better than this really...


iVideo... Ed Sheeran - Pony (Ginuwine Acoustic Cover)

While in New York to promote his amazing album + (Plus)Ed Sheeran catches up with and offers up this exquisite acoustic cover of Ginuwine's 90's R&B hit "Pony" exclusively for the music website. Check it out UP top...

Props to ThisisRnB


iVideo... Rumer - Sara Smile

Off of the British Singer/Songwriter's sophomore album Boys Don't Cry, here's the brand new music video for Rumer's excellent cover version of the Hall & Oates classic "Sara Smile". Watch it UP top...


iVideo... Mike GLC - Forever

Veteran UK Hip-Hop artist Mike GLC comes through with some new heat via this UK Overstood-directed visuals for a new cut titled "Forever". Check it out UP top while we wait for GLC's forthcoming project Last of a Dying Breed 2...


Wednesday, 27 June 2012

iVideo... Seun Kuti x Out Da Box TV (Interview)

Out Da Box TV sits down with Afrobeat royalty Seun Kuti on his recent tour stop in New York to talk about carrying on the legacy of his late father, Fela Anikulapo Kuti, mainstream music and his own mission for music among other things. Check it out UP top...


iVideo... Lana Del Rey - National Anthem (Starring A$AP Rocky)

Some "DOPE CINEMA" from Lana Del Rey for the excellent "National Anthem" off of her debut album Born To Die. Check out the visuals starring A$AP Rocky as JFK UP top...


Tuesday, 26 June 2012

iAfrica... Shank - Ghetto (Video)

Finally Shank has released the video to his song "Ghetto". Described as "On Point" with a clean and fresh look, the video directed by Patrick Elis shows the rise of a ghetto artist to mainstream. "Ghetto" features a range of cameo appearances from Gabriel Afolayan, Davido, Sarz, Shina Rambo, Asa Asika and many more. Check out the video above...


iVideo... Benjamin Francis Leftwich - Pictures (Balcony TV)

British Singer/Songwriter Benjamin Francis Leftwich performs an acoustic rendition of the very excellent "Pictures" off of his stellar debut album Last Smoke Before The Snow Storm exclusively for Balcony TV LA presented by Leah Hobbs.


iPoetry... George The Poet - Blame Game (Link Up TV)

Fast-rising London poet George The Poet performs his rather poignant piece "Blame Game" with Emmanuel Stanleys on keyboards over Kanye West's "Blame Game" as the musical backdrop exclusively for Link Up TV. Check it out UP top...


iVideo... Kebabs, Lads & Shinpads Episode 3 (Featuring Fem Fel & Jade Avia)

Episode three of GrimeDaily's new online TV series Kebabs, Lads & Shinpads sees Poet and Mitch & Suave discuss how it all went wrong for England against Italy at the Quarter-Finals of Euro 2012. The lads are joined by Choice FM's Jade Avia and UK rapper Fem Fel for some online TV gold, check it all out UP top...


iVideo... Scorcher - It's All Love (ILUVLIVE 8th Anniversary)

London's biggest urban showcase ILUVLIVE celebrated its 8th Anniversary earlier this month and as it was to be expected, it was one helluva show. Here's UK Rap veteran Scorcher performing his new single "It's All Love" with the iLuvLive in-house band. Check it out UP top...


iVideo... YJ - Kano And Ghetts

Emerging UK rapper YJ comes through with the lead single/visuals off of his forthcoming EP The Message. This one is titled "Kano And Ghetts" and as the names suggests, the young emcee pays homage to the two UK Rap/Grime legends that have inspired him. Check it out UP top and look out for YJ's forthcoming EP...


iFashion... Gucci Spring/Summer 2013 Collection

June 23rd's Milan Fashion Week show saw Frida Giannini showcasing her 2013 Spring/Summer Gucci collection. As the title of the post suggests, it was a bright and colourful show, one where a vivid picture of Spring and Summer was well painted. Colour blocking and sharp colours were common themes on the runway, as were pinstripes and floral motifs. But because they say pictures are worth a thousand words, we'll let them do the rest of the talking... Here are a few pictures from the Gucci Spring/Summer 2013 Collection:

Sunday, 24 June 2012

iVideo... Ben Howard - Only Love (BBC Radio 1 Hackney Weekend)

Ben Howard blesses the 'In New Music We Trust' stage at the BBC Radio One Hackney Weekend with this lush rendition of "Only Love" off of his excellent album Every Kingdom. Check it out UP top...


Saturday, 23 June 2012

iVideo... Michael Kiwanuka - Home Again (BBC Radio 1 Hackney Weekend)

Michael Kiwanuka performs "Home Again" at the 'In New Music We Trust' at the BBC Radio 1 Hackney Weekend. Watch it UP top...


iVideo... Jessie Ware - 110 (BBC Radio 1 Hackney Weekend)

Jessie Ware performs "110" at the 'In New Music We Trust' stage at today's (June 23) BBC Radio 1 Hackney Weekend. Check it out UP top...


Friday, 22 June 2012

iAfrica... Gidiculture TV Season 1 Episode 1 (Featuring Ice Prince, One Nigerian Boy + More)

"After teasing us for a good few months now with exciting previews of candid chats with African Music stars Ice Prince, Olu Maintain and R2Bees, Gidiculture TV finally unveils the very first episode in their all new online TV series which showcases the very best in Music, Fashion, TV, Film, Entertainment and everything in between for the discerning and urban African audience!" - Gidiculture TV

iFashion... Nike Roshe Run Spring/Summer 2012 Collection

From the latest Nike Roshe Run collection, we take a closer look at the Grey/Yellow and Black/Red pairs and if you’ll look closely, you can most certainly tell just how comfortable these shoes are... Check out more from the Roshe Run collection below...

Thursday, 21 June 2012

iMusic... Nas + Rick Ross - Accident Murderers

Nas is gearing up to deliver what in my opinion will be the best album of the year and to prove it he releases this hot track he calls "Accident Murderers" and this features none other than Rick Ross. Produced by No I.D. & Salaam Remi "Accident Murderers" is off Nas's Life Is Good due out July 17th. Check it out down below...


iEvent... One Chance @ The Clapham Grand (Tonight, June 21)

The One Chance Talent Showcase/Competition returns tonight (June 21) at The Clapham Grand at Clapham Junction. Supported by Grime Daily, iTs a Big Thing and Play Ent, #OneChance is an open mic competition with the entrants standing a chance of winning some cash prizes, radio play on BBC 1Xtra and a music video shot by Grime Daily.

The judges for tonight's showcase/competition are Grime Daily's Pierre, BBC 1Xtra's CJ Beatz, Lisa Cheung (Capital FM, Choice FM), DJ Matchstick and the co-founder of BIG! so if you're an up and coming artist or performer, I'd advice you to go down tonight to check it out! 

Doors open at 7pm and entry is only £5 before 8:30pm and £7 after that. The venue - The Clapham Grand - is situated at 21 - 25 St. John's Street, Clapham Junction, London, SW11 1TT.

For more information on One Chance: Facebook // Twitter


Sunday, 17 June 2012

iFashion... Oscar De La Renta 2013 Bridal Collection

It's Summer time and usually a lot of weddings take place during this time, so it is only right that I share this with you. Oscar De La Renta show us what they have for their 2013 Bridal Collection and I have to say that it is lovely and  just MAYBE you'll find THE ONE in this collection.

Saturday, 16 June 2012

iVideo... Azekel - Walls Of Jericho

As premiered by the good folks at SoulCulture, here's the brand new video from British Nigerian Singer/Songwriter Azekel for his latest single "Walls Of Jericho". Directed by Ikki Deshi with a somewhat religious undertone worth paying attention to, check it out UP top...


iVideo... Ben Howard - Depth Over Distance (Live on KCRW)

After capturing the hearts and minds of us in the UK and Europe with his debut album Every Kingdom, Singer/Songwriter and musician Ben Howard heads off to the States for more of the same. Here is some footage of him performing a new song titled "Depth Over Distance" live on KCRW... Check it out UP top and immerse yourself in the full session HERE


Friday, 15 June 2012

iAfrica... DJ Spinall - The Crazy Azz Party Mix (Mixtape)

Nigerian Afrobeats DJ DJ Spinall comes through with his latest mixtape titled The Crazy Azz Party (The C.A.P) Mix filled with all the latest and favourite Afrobeats tunes of 2012. Listen below to the mix and get your FREE download on underneath...


iVideo... YJ + Tom Kane - Throw Away Bars (Acoustic Session)

For the latest instalment of his Throw Away Bars series, London rapper YJ links up with Singer/Songwriter Tom Kane to bless us with this short acoustic session, filmed at London's Kennington tube station. Watch it UP top and look out for his The Message EP due out next month...


iVideo... Marvell - SB.TV Cypher

UK Hip-Hop trio Marvell - Vertex, Shocka and Double S - go in on this freestyle cypher for SB.TV. Check it out UP top...


iVideo.... Benga + P Money - Hi Speed (BBC 1Xtra Maida Vale Session)

Dubstep producer Benga performs his new single "Hi Speed" along with veteran Grime rapper P Money exclusively for Mistajam's BBC 1Xtra radio show live at the legendary Maida Vale studios. Check out the footage UP top... 


iVideo... DJ Absolut + Ace Hood + Pusha T + French Montana + Nathaniel - Untouchable

Not a lot things in Hip-Hop I like better than a posse cut with a good hook and DJ Absolut delivers just that on this jam titled "Untouchable". Featuring Ace Hood, Pusha T, French Montana and Nathaniel on vocals, check out the crisp visuals UP top...


iVideo... T.I - Love This Life

I had no idea that T.I was releasing a new album on September 4 or that it would be called Troubled Man. Well one of the singles to feature on the forthcoming album is titled "Love This Life" and here's the brand new music video for the single, directed by Ryan Hope.

Spotted at Miss Info


iVideo... Usher + Rick Ross - Lemme See

Usher's new album Looking For Myself is out now on iTunes and is set to top the Billboard Charts next week. Today (or was it yesterday), we get the latest music video from the album - for the Rick Ross-featured single titled "Lemme See". Watch the visuals UP top...


iVideo... Meek Mill - Flexing On Em

Off Of Meek Mill's Dreamchasers 2 mixtape, here's the official music video for "Flexing On Em", check it out UP top...


Thursday, 14 June 2012

iVideo... Azealia Banks - Liquorice

Azealia Banks delivers her widely anticipated video to "Liquorice" off her 1991 EP. Directed by Rankin and styled by Nicola Formichetti, the rapper/singer gets her cowgirl on in this one. Azealia is set to release her Fantasea mixtape on the 4th of July, followed by her first full length album Broke With Expensive Taste, later this fall. Check out "Liquorice" up top...


iFashion... Nike Air Max 1 Leopard Park Fall 2012

I have mentioned before that I’m a big fan of sneakers and as such I have put together a collage series of NEW & UNIQUE sneaker collections by famous brands like Adidas, Converse, Vans and Nike among others. This collection of sneakers (running/tennis shoes and football boots inclusive) are the most recently released or forthcoming releases from these brands. You will see footwear available for sale but rather than those, we recommend you create your own personal collection  of "You Only See Once" designs. My guess is that they will be worth a lot in a few years.

iFashion... Max Mara's VIP Party for Chloe Moretz

On Monday night (June 11), a party was held at Max Mara in honor of 15 year old actress Chloe Moretz, the 2012 Women In Fashion Face of the Future award winner. All guests were dressed in both Max Mara and Sportsmax designer labels. So let's see who was best dressed and let's not forget to notice the brilliant designs.

Incase you didn't know, Max Mara is an Italian fashion house in Los Angeles, owned by the late Achille Maramotti. Max Mara is known for its ready-to-wear couture clothing, with womenswear being the core of the company. Now famous and revered fashion designers like Karl Lagerfeld, Dolce & Gabbana, Narcisco Rodriguez and Jean-Charles de Castelbajac were once the employees of Maramotti at Max Mara. The company has spawned over 35 labels such as Sportmax, Sportmax Code, Weekend Max Mara, Marella, Pennyblack, iBlues, Max & Co. (the trendy, youth division), and Marina Rinaldi.

Wednesday, 13 June 2012

iMusic... Celine Dion - Rolling In The Deep (Adele Cover)

Without any doubt, this has to be the best cover of Adele's popular song "Rolling In The Deep". Legendary and amazing singer Celine Dion, performed this beautiful rendition at a live event in Las Vegas a couple days back. What i would do to have been there? For Adele, this must also be an extraordinary accomplishment. Listen to Celine Dion sing "Rolling In The Deep" up top...


iAfrica - Adaku - Or You Can

New Soul/Alternative artist ADAKU delivers this refreshing sound in her first single "Or You Can". Superbly written and produced by Adaku, it is a beautiful acoustic song with great lyrics and soothing guitar play that leaves the listener captivated and enthralled.

The US-Based Nigerian Singer/Songwriter from Rivers State is gifted with an amazing voice, who also plays the guitar and piano is set to storm the world with her uniquely sublime talents and is certainly well on her way on this journey as she was featured on YouTube's home page as a part of the month of June's Fresh Face. Check out "Or You Can" down below...


iAfrica... Phenom + Ms Iye - Shukubambam

Knighthouse general Phenom is back with a brand new single titled 'Shukubambam'. Featuring fellow label mate and soul fusion singer Ms Iye and produced by legendary producer DJ Klem, 'shukubambam' is sure to be a jam for the summer. This will be on Phenom's forthcoming LP. Check it out down below...


iAfrica... Black Magic + Sasha P - Confam

Brand new single from Syndik8 Records signee Black Magic titled "Confam" featuring Nigerian female Hip-Hop veteran Sasha P with production from Remi aka Deron! The Storm Records first lady showing off her vocals while dropping off a few bars just to show us that she's still got it! Listen below to "Confam" and get your free download on before you leave...


Tuesday, 12 June 2012

iVideo... Lucy Rose - Lines

We shared the single with you only a few days ago and now we've been blessed with the music video for Lucy Rose's new single titled "Lines". Watch the Orestes Mitas-directe video UP top and pre-order the single which is out on July 23 via the iTunes link below... Lucy Rose's debut album Like I Used To will be released in September!


iVideo... RoxXxan - Too Fucking Facety

Fast-rising Birmingham born female rapper RoxXxan premieres her long awaited music video for the massive "Too Fucking Facety" exclusively on Noisey. Check out the Derrick Santini and Damian Collins directed visuals UP top... #BackPackGang


iAfrica... P-Square + Rick Ross - Beautiful Onyinye (Video)

Veteran Nigerian R&B/Pop duo and African sensation P-Square seem to be doing the most with their recently signed distribution deal with Universal Music Group. Here's their latest music video and single which features none other than Maybach Music Group head honcho Rick Ross. It's titled "Beautiful Onyinye" and you can watch it UP top...


Monday, 11 June 2012

iVideo... K.I.G x Cutmore - Weekend

From Funky House to full on Electro Dance/Pop, it's UK trio K.I.G with their new single titled "Weekend" which features Southend producer Richard Cutmore. Watch the accompanying visuals UP top, courtesy of Mastermind Media... Loving the Sunshine Summer feel to this video!

Various Artists - Virus da Mixtape

iMusic... XO Man - Unwrap The Club EP

While I was down under fighting a fever this last week, UK alternative rapper XO Man released his latest EP titled Unwrap The Club. The 5-track record features previously released "Quag" and for all new tracks with production from BassN8s and Tone Deaf which you can check out below...


iAfrica... J-Berg - Slow Motion (Produced by XYZ)

Beatbuxx360's Nigerian emcee J-Berg links up with Str8buttah's in-house producer XYZ for a new single titled "Slow Motion" - his first release since his The Big Chill mixtape from last year. Listen and download below...


Tuesday, 5 June 2012

iMusic... Lucy Rose - Lines

I am so excited to write that one of our favourite UK Singer/Songwriters, Lucy Rose has signed a deal with Columbia/Sony to release her début album. It will be called Like I Used To and it will be released on September 24. To be fair, I dunno what I'm more excited about - the major label record deal or the news that Lucy's début album is barely months away!

The first single to be taken from the forthcoming album is titled "Lines" and it was premièred yesterday on Zane Lowe's BBC Radio 1 show as the Hottest Record in the World. You can listen to it below, it's a GOOD'UN!


iVideo... Mz Laolu - Officially Missing You (Tamia Cover)

British Nigerian Singer/Songwriter Mz Laolu makes her return to our consciousness with this brand new acoustic cover of Tamia's timeless love song "Officially Missing You". Check out the visuals UP top as Mz Laolu reminds us of those mesmerising vocals of hers with this sultry smooth acoustic cover rendition...


iMusic... Childish Gambino + Beck - Silk Pillow

Childish Gambino surprises everyone when he calls upon four time platinum singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, Beck on this one called "Silk Pillow". Its a great song, so make sure you get your downloading on.. Check it out down below...


iMusic... XV - Be There, Be Square

Warner Bros signed rapper XV, releases a single from his mixtape Popular Culture, set for release on June 15th. This one is titled "Be There, Be Square" and is produced by Xaphoon Jones of Chiddy Bang. Check it out down below...


iVideo... Coldplay + Rihanna - Princess Of China

Coldplay and Rihanna literally take us to China, in their visuals of their smash song of 2011 "Princess Of China". The video is quite entertaining to say the least, giving you more reason to love the song. Check it out up top...


iPoetry... George The Poet - My City

North West London's George The Poet, accompanies a candid description of his city with great visuals on his latest offering "My City". The visuals were directed by Rob Ryan and this is really poetry at its best. Check it out up top...


iLive... Mac Miller - Thugz Mansion (Tupac Cover)

Mac Miller stopped over at the BBC 1Xtra Studios and rendered a cover of the late Tupac's "Thugz Mansion" on a visit with DJ Semtex in the Live Lounge. Check it out down below...


iMusic... Nelly Furtado + Nas - Something

Canadian Singer/Songwriter Nelly Furtado gives us the second single off her forthcoming album, The Spirit Indestructible. Titled "Something" it features hip/hop veteran rapper Nas and is produced by Salaam Remi. Check it out down below...


iVideo... Redman - Sawed Off Shotgun

Redman delivers visuals to soulful hiphop track "Sawed Off Shotgun". We are looking forward to the release of Muddy Waters II: Even Muddier, slated for later this year. Check out "Sawed off Shotgun" up top...


iTelevision... Drake Gets Punk'd (Season 9, Episode 11)

Ashton Kutcher shows us why he really is the best prankster to date as he is able to make YMCMB's Drake, almost shed tears and by almost i mean, it was real close. Ashton came back for a special and an amazing episode of Punk'd in which he also punks Kim Kardashian. Check it out up top...


Monday, 4 June 2012

iVideo... Bashy + Omar - LDN Town

Veteran UK rapper Bashy links up with Brit Soul legend Omar to bring us the brand new video for "LDN Town" which is off of his forthcoming EP The Great Escape. The Paris Zarcilla-directed visuals features cameo appearances from David Haye, Ed Sheeran, Tinchy Stryder, JME, Adam Deacon and many more notable names in urban UK entertainment. Check it out UP top...


Saturday, 2 June 2012

iEvent... Cosy Anniversary Show @ Brick House w/ Josh Osho + Shakka + Rachel Kerr (Tuesday, June 5)

Cosy Show are having their second year anniversary showcase this Jubilee bank holiday on Tuesday, June 5 at The Brick House on the ever vibrant Brick Lane and they've brought together an excellent line up of emerging UK artist to put on a right show for you. 

Hosted by resident host Axel and DJ Semo, the live music will be courtesy of Island Def Jam recording artist Josh Osho, who will be joined on stage by Fem Fel, Ash Catch Em and a special guest. One of our favourite London artists right now Shakka will also be performing live as well as Rachel Kerr with comedy coming from KG tha Comedian and Babatunde.

Unfortunately £7 tickets are sold OUT so for guaranteed entry, GET your £10 advanced tickets HERE

For more information on the Cosy Show: Facebook // Twitter // Website


Friday, 1 June 2012

iMusic... Curren$y - The Stoned Immaculate (Album Stream)

The Stoned Immaculate - the forthcoming new album from Curren$y - is due out next Tuesday (June 5) on Warner Bros. but thanks to the good folks over at Complex, we can listen to the entire album a full few days before its release. Check it out below and make sure you pre-order the record before you leave...