Tuesday, 31 January 2012

iAfrica... Lynxxx + Enze - Ice Cream Factory (Video)


Here's the brand new video from Nigerian rapper, Pepsi brand ambassador and Syndik8 Records signee Lynxxx for the song titled "Ice Cream Factory" which is off of his debut album This Is Lynxxx. Featuring emerging singer Enze on vocals and a video cameo from Pop singer Mimi, check out the directed visuals UP top...

#Peace.Love.IceCreamFactory

iMusic... Wale + Lloyd - Sabotage (Lyrics Video)


Looks like the Lloyd-featured "Sabotage" is going to be the next official single from Wale's sophomore album Ambition and we cannot wait as this song is one of our personal favorites off of this album. Check out the "official" lyrics video for it UP top...


#Peace.Love.Sabotage

iVideo... iAm1 - Watching


Fast-rising UK Folk/Hip-Hop duo iAm1 come with the brand new animated visuals for "Watching", the lead single and title-track from their recently released debut EP titled Watching. Check out the Taz Thomas-directed video UP top...

#Peace.Love.Watching


iVideo... Ren Harvieu - Do Right By Me (The Sun Biz Sessions)


The mighty awesome Ren Harvieu - one of the lesser known and more amazing artists on the BBC's Sound of 2012 list - gives us this awesome live performance of "Do Right By Me" which is from her forthcoming debut album Through The Night exclusively for UK Tabloid paper The Sun's Biz Sessions. Check it out UP top...

#Peace.Love.DoRightByMe

iVideo... David Guetta + Nicki Minaj - Turn Me On


"Turn Me On", David Guetta's collaboration with Nicki Minaj off of his 2011 album Nothing But The Beat (aka that dance tune Nicki Minaj was singing on) finally gets its visual treatment. Check it out UP top...

#Peace.Love.TurnMeOn

iVideo... Bei Maejor - The Truth


Brand new music video from Bei Maejor for "The Truth" which is written, recorded and produced by Maejor himself and off of his forthcoming Upscale Music EP. Shot and directed by Kurt Zhuang, check it out UP top...

#Peace.Love.TheTruth

Monday, 30 January 2012

iAfrica... Bonnie - Odabo (Produced by Deejay Klem)


Award winning Producer Deejay Klem, introduces to us the first artist in his series 'Deejay Klem Presents' -geared at showcasing the best young talents in the industry and he starts off brilliantly with the lovely singer, Bonnie and her debut single "Odabo". Check it out below...


#Peace.Love.Odabo

Saturday, 28 January 2012

iAfrica... Olu Maintain - Nawti (Video Starring Natalie Nunn)


After teasing us for a good few weeks about this video with "behind the scene" pictures and footage, Olu Maintain aka Mr. Yahooze himself finally unveils the brand new visuals for his new single titled "Nawti" as premiered on MTV Base and starring none other than Natalie Nunn. "Nawti" is the lead single from Olu Maintain's forthcoming album titled C-h-o-o-s-e-n O-n-e.

#Peace.Love.NatalieNunn

iAfrica... Yunniq + Dexycreap - Too Sexy


Some new music from burgeoning Nigerian record label Pokahuntaz by way of emerging rapper Yunniq with his new single titled "Too Sexy" which features Dexycreap. Check it out below...


#Peace.Love.TooSexy

iVideo... D'Angelo - Brown Sugar (Live at Vega, Copenhagen)


From the second show of his 2012 comeback tour - LIVE at Vega in Copenhagen, Denmark - here is D'Angelo channeling his inner Prince to perform this Funky rendition of his classic track "Brown Sugar", check out the footage UP top...

#Peace.Love.BrownSugar

iVideo... Mikill Pane - Big Pimpin Freestyle (Live at the Dope Chef Boat Store)


While at the Dope Chef boat store recently, fast-rising UK lyricist Mikill Pane goes in over the Jay-Z smash hit "Big Pimpin" to celebrate his collaboration with the burgeoning London-based street fashion label. Check out the visuals UP top and check out the Dope Chef x Mikill Pane tees HERE...


#Peace.Love.MikillPane

Friday, 27 January 2012

iVideo... ItsNate - Call Me A Cab


Emerging UK rapper ItsNate comes through with some brand new visuals for your viewing pleasure. This one is titled "Call Me A Cab" and it is off of his forthcoming mixtape Suede Jones. The visuals are directed by Johnnie Ford, PHDLDN and Joey2Bunn, check em out UP top...

#Peace.Love.CallMeACab

iMusic... Meek Mill + Wale - The Motto (Freestyle)


Meek Mill and Wale of the Untouchable Maybach Music Group go in over Drake's "The Motto". Listen below to the tagged version for now...



Spotted @ DJ Semtex

#Peace.Love.TheMotto

Thursday, 26 January 2012

iVideo... The 2 Bears - Time In Mind (Live Session)


Raf Rundell and Joe Goddard aka The 2 Bears stop over at The Guardian studios to take part in their How I Wrote series (in association with HP) and bless us with this live rendition of their Country-influenced Dance tune "Time In Mind" which is off of their forthcoming debut album Be Strong. Check out the footage Up top...


#Peace.Love.TimeInMind

iMusic... Tennis - My Better Self


Denver-based Husband and Wife Indie Pop duo Tennis are gearing up to release their sophomore album Young & Old on February 14 via Fat Possum Records and leading up to the date, they've recently unveiled a new song off of the album for our listening pleasure. Do press play below...



Spotted at PMA

#Peace.Love.MyBetterSelf

iMusic.. Cris Cab + Mavado - Rihanna's Gun (Produced by Wyclef Jean)


There is NO stopping this Miami-based singer, songwriter and musician as he unveils yet another powerful track from his forthcoming Billionaire Boys Club-presented Echo Boom mixtape. It's none other than Cris Cab, this time with some assistance from Dancehall veteran and Gully god Mavado and production from Wyclef Jean on the track titled "Rihanna's Gun", listen below...



#Peace.Love.RihannasGun

iMusic... Belle - Delicious Delicacies (WAYZDNB Remix)


We haven't heard from British singer/songwriter Belle in a hot minute and I personally cannot wait to hear whatever she's got coming out in 2012 but to tide us over is this little gem that's landed my way courtesy of this London-based producer by the name of WAYZDNB. Check out his absolutely lush Breakbeats remix of Belle's stand out song "Delicious Delicacies" below...



#Peace.Love.DeliciousDelicacies

iMusic... Cynikal - Stay Schemin' (Refix)


It seems Common opened the floodgates on this "Stay Schemin" instrumental when he went in on Drizzy because everyone is going in on this Rick Ross, Drake and French Montana collaboration off of Rozay's Rich Forever mixtape. Here is the turn of emerging London-based rapper/producer Cynikal, listen below...



#Peace.Love.StaySchemin

iVideo... Azealia Banks - 212 (Live at Karl Lagerfeld's House in Paris)


It doesn't get more "BOUJIE" than this ladies and gentlemen. Female rapper of the moment Azealia Banks performs her breakthrough hit "212" for legendary Fashion designer and Chanel Creative Director Karl Lagerfeld and his chums at a private party at his home in Paris, France.

The fashion world loves this kid it seems.

#Peace.Love.AzealiaBanks

iVideo... Rax + E.gle + Kazeem + Danny Graft - Stay Schemin (UK Remix)


Emerging UK emcee Rax calls upon his fellow up and comers - E.gle, Kazeem and Danny Graft - to jump on the Rick Ross smash hit "Stay Schemin" for his forthcoming The Black Crook Project #TBCP check out the visuals UP top...

#Peace.Love.StaySchemin

Wednesday, 25 January 2012

iVideo... Piff Gang - DJ Gone TV Freestyle


Fast-rising London 7-man Rap crew Piff Gang drops an exclusive freestyle for DJ Gone TV. Check it out UP top...

#Peace.Love.PiffGang

iVideo... Beth Jeans Houghton & The Hooves Of Destiny - Sweet Tooth Bird (Lightship Session)


Rising star(s) Beth Jeans Houghton & The Hooves Of Destiny recently unleashed this captivating live performance of their forthcoming brand new single "Sweet Tooth Bird" off of their forthcoming album Yours Truly, Cellophane Nose which will be released on February 6. The live session was recorded at Lightship95 situation on the River Thames and directed by Ian Forsyth and Jane Pollard, check it out UP top...

#Peace.Love.SweetToothBird

iVideo... Safari - Doubt


Another #LATEPASS on my part as this has been sitting in my inbox for months now but here we have some lush new music from Safari. Safari are a London-based indie band and "Doubt" is their forthcoming single which is being released next month alongside B-side "Are You Ready". Check out the Jonny Flynn-directed visuals UP top for "Safari"...

#Peace.Love.Doubt

iVideo... Kelly Rowland - Keep It Between Us (Starring Lance Gross)


Brand NEW video from the amazing Kelly Rowland for "Keep It Between Us" off of her latest album Here I Am! The woman looks absolutely flawless and the beautifully-shot visuals feature Lance Gross as well so ladies there's something in there for you too...

#Peace.Love.KeepItBetweenUs

iVideo... Cub Scouts - Evie


#LATEPASS on this one but it's really good, I have to share it! It's Australian Indie Pop outfit Cub Scouts with the visuals for their latest single titled "Evie". Directed by Peter Ireland and shot in an abandoned hospital, the video is a very fun and colorful must watch and matches the Pop goodness of the band's single. Check it out UP top...

#Peace.Love.Evie

iMusic... Yuna - Live Your Life (Produced by Pharrell Williams)


20-year old Malaysian singer/songwriter Yuna Zarai returns in 2012 with some brand NEW amazing music to serve as the lead single to her forthcoming self-titled album on the FADER label. The single is titled "Live Your Life" and is produced by Pharrell Williams (I kid you NOT), listen to the awesomeness below...




Spotted at Pinboard Blog

#Peace.Love.LiveYourLife

iAfrica... Chidinma - Kedike (Video)


Fast-rising Nigerian Pop singer and MTN Project Fame Season 3 winner Chidinma returns with her sophomore single titled "Kedike" which is produced by prolific Nigerian producer Cobhams Asuquo. Check out the Clarence Peters-directed visuals - starring Dammy Krane - for the awesomely lush Pop tune UP top...

#Peace.Love.Kedike

iMusic... Ed Sheeran + Yelawolf - You Don't Know (For Fuck's Sake)



Ed Sheeran comes with a collaboration straight outta left field as the lead single for his forthcoming 4-track collaborations EP The Slumdon Bridge #TheSlumdonBridge. This one is titled "You Don't Know (For Fuck's Sake)" and it features Shady Records' signee Yelawolf.



#Peace.Love.YouDontKnow

Tuesday, 24 January 2012

iAfrica... Gray Jon'z + Hayo Niel - Mi O Ran Yan (Video)


Emerging Nigerian rapper and PXC Records signee Gray Jon'z unveils his debut singe/video titled "Mi O Ran Yan" which features label mate, R&B vocalist Hayo Niel and it's a really smooth one from the two newbies. Check out the Mex-directed visuals UP top...

Shouts to Mistahcole for the heads UP

#Peace.Love.MiORanYan

iMusic... Saint Etienne - Tonight


After a seven year hiatus, UK Pop/Dance group Saint Etienne are returning in 2012 with their eighth studio album and the lead single off of the forthcoming release is this Pop gem titled "Tonight" which is produced by Tim Powell (Kylie Minogue, Sugababes), listen below...



Download: Saint Etienne - Tonight

#Peace.Love.Tonight

iMusic... Miike Snow + Lykke Li - Black Tin Box


I shouldn't even talk about this because any rhetoric is hugely unnecessary. Two of Sweden's top Pop acts collaborating on a record is simply beyond rhetoric. "Black Tin Box" is off of the forthcoming Miike Snow sophomore album titled Happy To You and after dropping the awesome "Paddling Out" last week, they continue with the awesomeness via this Lykke Li feature. Listen below...



Via: Pitchfork

#Peace.Love.BlackTinBox

iVideo... Too $hort + E-40 - Money On The Floor


100% certified stripper music from these two Bay Area Hip-Hop veterans, Too $hort and E-40 titled "Money On The Floor" which is off of Too $hort's forthcoming album No Trespassing. Check out the visuals UP top...

#Peace.Love.MoneyOnTheFloor

iMusic... Lana Del Rey - Video Games + Born To Die (BBC 6 Music Session)


Yesterday (January 23, 2012), woman of the moment Lana Del Rey was at the BBC 6 Music studios to perform the massive singles "Video Games" and "Born To Die". She also had some time to chat with Huey Morgan about a wide variety of things from Musical Heroes to and the genesis of her breakthrough single "Video Games". Check out the amazing performance below...


#Peace.Love.LanaDelRey

iMusic... Action Bronson + Statik Selektah - Strictly Business (Part 1 & 2)


Action Bronson and Statik Selektah are gearing up to release their forthcoming collaborative album New Jack City: Chopped & Screwed (influenced by the New Jack Swing era) after their 2011 album together titled Well Done. "Strictly Business (Part 1 & 2)" is the first offering from the forthcoming project and you can listen below...



#Peace.Love.StrictlyBusiness

iAfrica... May D - Sound Track (Video)


#LATEPASS on this one BUT the first signee to P-Square's Square Records label, Nigerian Singer/Songwriter MAY D unveils his brand NEW official debut video for his debut single (from 2010) titled "Sound Track". Directed by Clarence Peters and  starring fast-rising Nigerian singer Retta, check out the amazing visuals UP top...

#Peace.Love.Soundtrack

iPoetry... Joshua Bennett - Levi (Live at Dean's List 3)


Recorded live at the recent Strivers Row showcase, Dean's List 3, here is the amazing Spoken Word artist Joshua Bennett performing a very touching piece titled "Levi" dedicated to his 13-year old brother. Check the footage UP top...

#Peace.Love.Levi

iVideo... Joe Black + Yung Meth + Young Mad B + Fekky - Stay Greazy (Stay Schemin UK G-Mix)


Here's the UK G-Mix of the street anthem of the year so far "Stay Schemin" titled "Stay Greazy". Only listened to this to hear Joe Black and he doesn't disappoint! Shot and Directed by Ade & Rashid for Linkup TV, this one also features Yung Meth, Young Mad B and Fekky. Watch the visuals UP top...

#Peace.Love.StayGreazy

iVideo... Nate + Cyclonious + Jalex - Africa


Emerging UK emcees Nate and Cyclonious take a trip to the motherland, Africa for these brand new visuals for their song titled "Africa" which is off of Nate's latest mixtape Make It Happen. Directed by Global Faction, check out the video UP top...

#Peace.Love.Africa

iVideo... Ed Sheeran - Kiss Me (NP Sessions)


UK singer/songwriter Ed Sheeran performs this beautiful acoustic rendition of "Kiss Me" - off of the + album - for the NP Sessions. Check out the 4-time BRITS nominated star serenade with simply his trusty acoustic guitar - simply breathe taking!

#Peace.Love.KissMe

iVideo... Skrillex x Damian Marley - Rude Boy Bass (Live at Surrender, Las Vegas)


Over the weekend (21/01/12), Dubstep producer Skrillex debuted this "new" song titled "Rude Boy Bass" live at the Surrender gig at The Encore in Las Vegas. According to Skrillex himself at the top of the footage, this record was done with Damian Marley but according to further reports, the vocals of "Welcome To Jam Rock" where simply sampled on this new song. Whatever the case, check out the footage UP top...

#Peace.Love.RudeBoyBass

iVideo... Maverick Sabre - No One


British Irish singer/songwriter Maverick Sabre unveils brand new visuals for his forthcoming new single "No One" which is due out on February 6. Taken from Maverick Sabre's forthcoming debut album Lonely Are The Brave which is also out on February 6 via Mercury Records. Check out the visuals UP top...

#Peace.Love.NoOne

Saturday, 21 January 2012

iVideo... Active Child - Hanging On



Active Child unveils some brand NEW visuals to "Hanging On", one of the stand out tracks off of his recent album You Are All I See. Watch the video - directed T.S. Pfeffer and Robert McHugh - UP top...


#Peace.Love.HangingOn

iPoetry... Jasmine Mans + Alysia Harris + Jennah Bell - Waiting


Watch this live performance of Jasmine Mans, Alysia Harris and Jennah Bell giving a heart-tugging Spoken Word rendition of "Waiting" at Dean's List 3, The Striver's Row Showcase.

#Peace.Love.SpokenWord

Friday, 20 January 2012

iVideo... Ed Sheeran - Drunk


Here's the brand NEW video from UK singer/songwriter Ed Sheeran for his latest single titled "Drunk" off of the hugely successful + album. Check out the visuals - capturing footage of Ed's recent UK tour with cameos from Example, XO Man, Mikill Pane, Wretch 32 and more - UP top...


#Peace.Love.Drunk

iVideo... Justice - On'N'On


Veteran Electro/Dance duo Justice are gearing up to release their forthcoming On'N'On (Remixes) EP on January 30 which will feature the original "On'N'On" single as well as remixes from Brodinski, Erol Alkan, Rick Rubin, Tiga and Video Village and leading up to the release date, the duo have just unveiled brand new visuals - directed by Alexandre Courtes - for the "On'N'On" single which you can watch UP top...


#Peace.Love.OnNOn

iVideo... Alex Winston - Choice Notes


Detroit Pop singer/songwriter Alex Winston unveils some brand new visuals for "Choice Notes" which was originally released on 2010 but will be appearing on her forthcoming debut album King Con due out March 6. Check out the Austin Peters-directed video UP top...

#Peace.Love.ChoiceNotes

Thursday, 19 January 2012

iMusic... Miike Snow - Paddling Out


Swedish Indie Pop trio Miike Snow are gearing up to release their sophomore album Happy To You which is scheduled for release on March 27 and leading up to that, they've recently unveiled some brand new music from the forthcoming album. This one is titled "Paddling Out" and it is a really awesome and catchy Pop tune, listen below...


#Peace.Love.PaddlingOut

iMusic... Cris Cab - Put In Work (Produced by Wyclef Jean + Sedeck)


Fast-rising Miami-based singer/songwriter Cris Cab began the year by gracing our Best New & Emerging Music of the Week (Week 1, 2012) with the Pharrell-produced "One Thing" and it's now week three and he returns with some brand new goodness in the form of the glorious "Put In Work" which might just make it into our Best New & Emerging Music of the Week list when this week ends. Produced by the legendary Wyclef Jean and Sedeck, this will find its home on Cab's forthcoming Echo Boom mixtape which will be presented by Billionaire Boys Club on January 31. Listen below...



#Peace.Love.PutInWork

iMusic... Ossie Mix x The Hyperdub Show x Rinse FM (January 10, 2012)


Fast-rising House DJ/Producer Ossie - with recent releases on both Lightworks and the legendary Hyperdub label - recently appeared on The Hyperdub Show on Rinse FM for a chat with Scratcha DVA and the kid went in on a massive 40-minute mix filled with head-bangers for days and days. Listen below and LOSE yourself in this mix...




#Peace.Love.Ossie


iMusic... Alex Butler - Fuck It She Will Do


Now here's some brand new music to brighten your January afternoon. All the way from up north in Newcastle courtesy of fast-rising 20-year old Indie singer and songwriter Alex Butler with his debut single "Fuck It She Will Do" which is available for FREE right now on Mr. Butler's website. Listen to the catchy Ska-influenced Pop tune below and of course get your FREE download on your way out...
 


#Peace.Love.FuckItSheWillDo

iVideo... Wale + Miguel + The Roots - Lotus Flower Bomb (Live on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon)


MMG representer Wale recently appeared on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon along with Miguel to perform the smash hit "Lotus Flower Bomb" - off of the Ambition album - with a little help from the legendary Roots crew. Check out the footage UP top...

#LotusFlowerBomb

iVideo... Ellie Goulding - Lights (Live on Letterman)


The amazing Ellie Goulding passed through David Letterman's late night show last night (January 19) to perform this glorious rendition of her latest single "Lights". Check out the footage below of Ellie Goulding performing and playing the drums and singing beautifully to this lush reworking of "Lights".

#Peace.Love.Lights

Wednesday, 18 January 2012

iVideo... Kelly Erez - Letters (Live at Hoxton Hall)


Here's some performance footage of emerging London R&B/Soul singer Kelly Erez performing the amazing "Letters" off of her critically acclaimed debut EP This Is Me. This song was included in the Honorable Mentions in our Best New & Emerging Music of 2011 article. Check it out UP top...


#Peace.Love.Letters

iVideo... Dappy + Brian May (Queen) - Rock Star


Some pretty dope Pop music from N-dubz frontman Dappy - now firmly on his solo tip - featuring legendary Queen guitarist Brian May titled "Rock Star". This is to serve as Dappy's official solo second single and will be released on February 26. Check out the Colin Tilley-directed visuals UP top...


#Peace.Love.RockStar

iFashion... Rihanna x Emporio Armani Underwear x Armani Jeans (Spring/Summer 2012 Collection)


I guess the good folks at Emporio Armani were so impressed with her work for them during their 2011 campaign that they've called upon Rihanna again to spear head their 2012 Spring/Summer Emporio Armani Underwear and Jeans collection. Check out some more pictures of Rihanna looking good in Emporio Armani... Shots taken by Mert Alas and Marcus Peggott.

iMusic... Eric Turner + Lupe Fiasco + Tinie Tempah - Angels & Stars (Full CDQ)


Swedish-based American singer/songwriter from "Written in the Stars" fame, Eric Turner links up once again with Tinie Tempah for what seems to be his brand new single "Angels & Stars" off of his forthcoming debut album and this time around, they've also brought Lupe Fiasco along for the journey. Listen to "Angel & Stars" below and of course FREE download underneath...



Spotted at RnB Xclusive

#Peace.Love.AngelsandStars

iVideo... Bei Maejor - Mesmerized


Fast-rising Grammy Award-nominated singer, songwriter and producer Bei Maejor unveils a brand new self-penned one titled "Mesmerized" along with accompanying visuals directed by Jonathan Andrade for BLKDMNDS. Check out the visuals UP top...

#Peace.Love.Mesmerized

iMusic... S.A.S + Bigz - Stay Schemin (Freestyle)


Veteran UK rappers and Eurogang members S.A.S and Bigz Flygerian go in over the Rick Ross smash "Stay Schemin". Listen below and download underneath...

"Bitch you wasn't with me shotting in the rain" - Mayhem (S.A.S)

#Peace.Love.StaySchemin

iVideo... Ryan Adams - Chains Of Love


Veteran Country/Folk singer and songwriter Ryan Adams comes with the visuals for the second single "Chains Of Love" from his latest album Ashes & Fire. Check out the brand new video UP top...

Spotted at P&P

#Peace.Love.ChainOfLove

Tuesday, 17 January 2012

iVideo... MNDR - #1 In Heaven


You will remember Amanda Warner aka MNDR from the Mark Ronson smash hit "Bang Bang Bang", well MNDR's impressive new single "#1 In Heaven" - a song about Patty Hearst would you believe - gets its visual treatment courtesy of Cody Critcheloe of SSION. Check it out UP top...

#Peace.Love.MNDR

iMusic... The 2 Bears - Be Strong (Album Stream)


Shouts to The Guardian for getting the early exclusive listen on what will certainly be one of the albums of 2012. It's none other than the long awaited debut album from London-based Dance duo The 2 Bears - Joe Goddard and Raf Rundell - titled Be Strong which is due out on January 30. Listen to the full 12-track album below RIGHT NOW!


iVideo... Akon + Wizkid - Don't Dull Remix (Live in Lagos)


Not the best quality BUT here's some footage from last month of Akon joining Nigerian superstar Wizkid on stage in Lagos to perform the remix of Wizkid's smash hit "Don't Dull". Check out the footage UP top...

#PS the full CDQ for this remix needs to drop already!

#Peace.Love.DontDull

iVideo... Horx + P3000 + Fleur - The One


XL Recordings legend Nick Halks as Horx links up with P3000 (Prash Mistry) and fast-rising vocalist Fleur for this massive Dubstep tune "The One" which is scheduled for release on March 16 via 360 Records. Check out the recently released Elmino-directed visuals UP top...

#Peace.Love.TheOne

iMusic... Slakah the Beatchild + The Slakadeliqs - The Other Side Of Tomorrow (Album)

"The Other Side of Tomorrow by Slakah the Beatchild's alter ego The Slakadeliqs is the result of four years writing, experimenting and exploring different groups of musical influences than most would expect. If you like it... Share the Good Vibrations. :)"
When I interviewed Slakah for Soulculture sometime in April/May of last year, he gave me the pleasure and privilege of listening to this album and I am excited to report that it is finally out! You need this record in your life! Listen below and pick it up underneath (name your price) to enjoy the GOOD vibes!!!




#Peace.Love.TheOtherSideOfTomorrow

iAfrica... D'tunes + Wise + Maytronomy + Efa - Strange Things

"D'tunes brings together Wise Alapomeji, Maytronomy and for the second time Efa on this mid-tempo cut as they pour out their heart out on “Strange Things”. The mellow tune, produced by D'tunes himself addresses the Strange Things happening in the country at present. “Strange Things Are Happening, But No One Bothers To Look, So Di Gba Ti Ogiri Ba Wo, Abi Ti Osa Ba Gbe” sings a passionate Wise on the hook. Listen up and enjoy." - Press Release
Some new music from Nigerian producer D'tunes titled "Strange Things" featuring Wise Alapomeji - doing amazingly well on the hook - as well as Maytronomy and Efa goin in on the rap verses. Listen below:



#Peace.Love.StrangeThings

Monday, 16 January 2012

iFilm... Detachment starring Adrien Brody + Christina Hendricks + Marcia Gay Harden (Official Trailer)


Here's the official first trailer for Tony Kaye's (American History X) long awaited new drama (about high school teachers and their students seen through the eyes of the lead character, substitute teacher Mr. Henry Barthes) Detachment which stars Academy Award-winning actor Adrien Brody - in what many are saying is another Academy Award-winning performance for the Queens, NYC Native - alongside a stellar ensemble including Marcia Gay Harden (Mystic River), Christina HendricksBryan Cranston (Breaking Bad), Tim Blake Nelson, Lucy LiuWilliam Petersen (CSI) and the legendary James Caan. Detatchment sees its limited theatrical release on March 16, 2012, until then, check out the trailer above...

#Peace.Love.Detachment

iVideo... Sneakbo + D'Banj - Oliver Twist (Remix)


#SpoilerAlert NO D'Banj doesn't appear in the video (it's an unofficial remix)... Fast-rising British Nigerian rapper Sneakbo unveils the visual treatment - directed by Meji Alabi - to his (unofficial) remix of D'Banj's "Oliver Twist". Check it out UP top and if you're feeling this one, get your FREE download underneath.

#PS Sneakbo is reported to be appearing in the official video for D'Banj's "Oliver Twist" which was shot in London last week. Apparently Kanye West and Big Sean will also be appearing!

#PS if you are yet to check out Estelle's remix of D'Banj's "Oliver Twist" then do so HERE!


#Peace.Love.OliverTwist

Sunday, 15 January 2012

iVideo... Ratlin - Rap City Freestyle


Fast-rising London rapper Ratlin drops a massive freestyle for Rap City TV. Check it out UP top...

#Peace.Love.RapCityTV

iVideo... Lily McKenzie - Forget About Us


Emerging British singer/songwriter Lily McKenzie is gearing up to release her debut EP titled Breathe on March 4 and off of that, here's the lead single/video titled "Forget About Us". Check it out UP top...

#Peace.Love.ForgetAboutUs

Saturday, 14 January 2012

iVideo... L Marshall - The Wait (Acoustic)


Emerging London singer/songwriter L Marshall unveils some footage of him performing an acoustic rendition of the lead and title track off of his debut mixtape The Wait. Check it out UP top...

#Peace.Love.TheWait

Friday, 13 January 2012

iVideo... K Koke - Power (Typography Video)


Roc Nation's UK rapper K Koke comes with the Typography visuals for the very MASSIVE "Power", check it out UP top...

#Peace.Love.Power

iAfrica... Bilderberg Group + Pinks Perez - Big Life


Here it is - the brand new debut single from Nigerian production duo the Bilderberg Group titled "Big Life". This one features Nigerian/Jamaican singer Pinks Perez and it's an absolute jammm! Listen + download below...



Download: Bilderberg Group + Pinks Perez - Big Life

#Peace.Love.BigLife

iMusic... Estelle + D'Banj - Oliver Twist (E-Mix)


Well what do you know? British Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter/rapper Estelle jacks D'banj's "Oliver Twist" and gives it the Estelle treatment in this E-Mix, check it out below...


Spotted at DJ Semtex

#Peace.Love.OliverTwist

iVideo... Benny Banks - Bada Bing!


Here's the official video for 679/Warner Bros. Record signee, North London rapper Benny Banks' debut single titled "Bada Bing!" which is out on January 18.

#Peace.Love.BadaBing

Thursday, 12 January 2012

iVideo... We/Or/Me - Across The Country


Here are the Ramin Eshraghi-Yazdi-directed visuals for "Across the Country" by Chicago-based Indie Folk artist We/Or/Me - also known as Bahhaj Taherzadeh - which is off of his 2011 album Sleeping City. Check it out UP top...

#Peace.Love.AcrossTheCountry

iAfrica... eL Flaco - Mind Move (Video)


Emerging UK-based Nigerian emcee eL Flaco liberates the brand new video for his SugarKing-produced second single "Mind Move" which was off of his 2011 mixtape The Samurai Series Volume One: VII. Check it out UP top...

#Peace.Love.MindMoves

iVideo... IKES + Scorcher + Jermaine Riley - Girl Talk (GirlTalk)


Emerging London Hip-Hop artist IKES calls upon Scorcher and ex-FDM (Fundamental) front man Jermaine Riley for the first single titled "GirlTalk" produced by Maleek Berry off of his forthcoming mixtape The Intermission: Last Call due out on January 30. Check out the visuals up TOP...

#Peace.Love.GirlTalk

iVideo... Savvy + Gen Uchiha - Don't Look Down


Savvy and Gen Uchiha liberate the visuals for their collaborative track "Don't Look Down" off of the forthcoming Play 3 Win mixtape. Check out the serious visuals UP top...

#Peace.Love.DontLookDown

iVideo... Maverick Sabre - I Need (Spotify Live @ the Lexington)


Here's some footage of Maverick Sabre performing one of our Best New and Emerging Songs of 2011 - "I Need" - which is off of his forthcoming album Lonely Are The Brave at a free gig at the Lexington put together by Spotify, The Guardian and Rockfeedback Concerts. Check out the visuals UP top...

#Peace.Love.INeed

iMusic... Mikill Pane - I Like You


Some brand new music from London rapper Mikill Pane titled "I Like You" off of the forthcoming The Morris Dancer EP scheduled to be released on February 13. Those drum kicks are speaking to me right now, listen for yourself below and get your FREE download underneath...



#Peace.Love.ILikeYou

iVideo... Charli XCX - Stay Away (Live at Dalston Heights)


Filmed with the Blind Club at Dalston Heights in London at the back end of last year, here's some glorious footage of fast-rising Charli XCX performing one of her 2011 singles "Stay Away" which was released - along with "Nuclear Seasons" - via indie label This Is Music. Enjoy!!!

#Peace.Love.StayAway

iMusic... Obie Trice + Game - Growing Up In The Hood


Off of Obie Trice's long awaited forthcoming third studio album Bottoms Up due out on February 28, the good people at VIBE recently liberated two tunes titled "Growing Up In The Hood" featuring Game and the Emile-produced "Coupe". Check out the Game feature below and head on over to VIBE to listen to "Coupe"...



#Peace.Love.BottomsUp


iVideo... Meg Myers - Monster


The good folks at Pigeons & Planes put us unto LA-based Alt Pop singer, songwriter and musician Meg Myers for 2012 and we think she's awesome. Here's the brand new visuals for her latest single titled "Monster". Do check it out UP top and get your FREE download of the song below...


#Peace.Love.Monster

iVideo... GLC + Rotimi - Back To The Money


GLC and Rotimi get together on this Teddy Waffles-directed video for the collaborative track - the Keezo Kane-produced "Back To The Money" off of GLC's Eternal Sunshine Of The Pimpin' Mind mixtape. Check out the visuals UP top...

#Peace.Love.BackToTheMoney


iVideo... tabi Bonney + Terri Walker - Beautiful Lover (Produced by Ski Beatz)


Here's the self-directed visuals for the Terri Walker-featured song "Beautiful Lover" which is off of tabi Bonney's The Summer Years album which is entirely produced by Ski Beatz and out NOW!

#Peace.Love.BeautifulLover


Wednesday, 11 January 2012

iVideo... Phil Ade + Raheem DeVaughn - High On Life


DMV native Phil Ade unearths the Oliver Whitehouse-directed visuals for his 9th Wonder-produced jam "High On Life" which features Raheem DeVaughn off of his A Different World mixtape. Check it out UP top...

#Peace.Love.HighOnLife