Thursday, 30 May 2013

iVideo... Joel Baker - Further Than Feelings x Kiss In The Rain (Live at BBC Nottingam's The Beat)

Nottingham singer and songwriter Joel Baker revisits BBC Nottingham's The Beat to offer up a special live session featuring acoustic renditions of his latest single "Further Than Feelings" and another original titled "Kiss In The Rain". Check out the footage UP top...


Tuesday, 28 May 2013

iAfrica... 2Face + T-Pain - Rainbow Remix

2Face drops the remix of one of his earlier hit singles but this time, he appeals to his fans around the globe by collaborating with T-Pain for the remix to his track "Rainbow". The remix doesn't disappoint and is sure to be a hit. Listen to "Rainbow Remix" Down Below...


iAfrica... Yemi Rush - Stay With Me

UK based Nigerian Afrobeats and AfroPop crooner and rising sensation Yemi Rush has released his new single titled "Stay With Me". Produced by O.Y Beatz, the single is off his forthcoming EP Celebration. "Stay With Me" has a nice vocal performance and infectious wordplay and flow all backing by thumping drum patterns and lush synth-heavy keyboard arrangements. Listen and Download "Stay With Me" Down Below...

Download Link: Yemi Rush - Stay With Me


iAfrica... Ada - Oh Koko

"FreeNation Inc proudly presents the Sensational Ada with a Brand New but Uniquely different single titled "OH KOKO". Featuring some Amazingly Talented Gospel Artistes: LivingWater, Samsong, 565, Jerryk, Eben, Protek and KellyLyon! Produced by Kelly Lyon, this comes just few weeks after the release of her very successful single I'M RICH (Prod by WIZE). The two words that best describes this sizzling new tune by FreeNation's Act Ada are "VERY CREATIVE". Gospel never looked better!"

Download: Ada - Oh Koko


iMusic... Show N Prove - Zimma Frame (Video)

Out on July 14 via All Around The World (AATW), here is music video for "Zimma Frame", the debut single from London-based Scottish producer Show N Prove. After having worked with the likes of Dappy, Wretch 32 and K Koke among others, the renowned producer goes the solo route. Watch the music video for "Zimma Frame" UP top...


Monday, 27 May 2013

iAfrica... Rilwan + Shank - Getaway

Brand new music from the 'butter boy' himself Rilwan featuring Shank, this one is titled "Getaway. Listen to it below and get your free download underneath....

Download: Rilwan + Shank - Getaway


iAfrica... Beazy + Aina More + Ms. Johnson - Touch You

The fourth instalment of Beazy Music Monday II is here featuring our very own Aina More and R&B newcomer Ms. Johnson. Check it out below...
"Staying true to the theme of this edition "Rhythm and Bars", Beazy explores his softer side this week with a song that is a perfect mix of RnB and rap. Produced by Vybez, this song features British Nigerian female rapper Aina More and brand new act Ms. Johnson. As Beazy promised at the beginning of this edition, he'll use #BeazyMusicMonday as a platform to introduce at least three new acts every edition. Ms. Johnson is the first and she shines with ad-libs that give the song the perfect feel." - Beazy Music Monday
Listen and download HERE


Sunday, 26 May 2013

iVideo... HAIM - Falling (BBC Radio 1's Big Weekend 2013)

BBC Sound of 2013 HAIM perform "Falling" in Derry-Londonderry for BBC Radio 1's Big Weekend festival which took place this weekend (May 25/26). Enjoy the footage UP top...


iAfrica... Basky + Dammy Krane - Mo Bad

HBK's Stellar Hip Hop artist Baskey and Hypertek's Dammy Krane have joined forces to bring us the excellent new single "Mo Bad", which is produced by E Kelly. "Mo Bad" is taken from Basky's forthcoming Mixtape High Definition which is due to be released on June 1st. Listen and Download "Mo Bad" Down Below... 


iMusic... Goapele - Undertow (Video)

Taken from her excellent 2012 album Break of Dawn, veteran R&B/Soul singer Goapele debuts the brand new music video for the Teff Mogus-produced "Undertow" for our viewing pleasure. Directed by John Mazyck, watch the visuals UP top...


Saturday, 25 May 2013

iAfrica... Joelschild - The Joelschild EP (FreEP)

Abuja-based R&B/Soul singer and songwriter Joelschild unveils his brand new 4-track EP simply titled The EP or The Joelschild EP featuring all new songs such as "Sade", "Farabale", "Pretty Woman" and "Let Me" with production coming largely from Doktor Rex and "Let Me" being produced by Atta Lenell. Listen to "Sade" below and download The EP underneath

Friday, 24 May 2013

iAfrica... Vito + Solid Star - Run This Town

Out now on Brodock Music Group are two brand new singles from Nigerian AfroPop singer Vito followng his previous release, the W4-featurd "Softa", one of which is "Run This Town" featuring Solid Star. Check out the single below and download it for free here.


iAfrica... Gidilounge Set To Launch Music Streaming Platform

I've had the pleasure of testing out Gidilounge's new music streaming platform gPlayer and let me tell you that it is 100% a GAME changer for African music, much like their Gidilounge Radio was and still is. The new streaming platform launches on June 1. Read on for more information

Thursday, 23 May 2013

iMusic... Gamer - Restriction Free (Video)

Rising UK Hip-Hop artist Gamer unveils the brand new music video for his latest single "Restriction Free". Now available on iTunes via Samurai Sounds, the single comes as a follow-up to his latest mixtape titled Apex Predator which you can download for free here. The new visuals were directed by Jay K for Mrs Grey Productions, enjoy it UP top...


iMusic... Kid Bookie + Ziey + Christie - Beautiful Woman (BBC 1Xtra Radio Rip)

Premiered on DJ Cameo's radio show on BBC 1Xtra a couple of weeks ago, here is the brand new single from UK Grime artist Kid Bookie featuring Ziey and Christie titled "Beautiful Woman". Sonically, this one is not typically Grime, actually it's not Grime at all and is more acoustic/indie than anything, enjoy it below...


Wednesday, 22 May 2013

iAfrica... C Blaq + Pinkzy - Wonder

Brand new single from Warri-based rapper C Blaq titled "Wonder" featuring the unique vocals of Pinkzy on the vocals. Listen and download underneath...


Tuesday, 21 May 2013

iMusic... Kilian Needs Your Support To Release 'The Farmer's Background'

Emerging British rapper Kilian is trying to raise £12,500 (of £23,600) to successfully release his debut album The Farmer's Background and with only 11 days to go, the ambitious rapper has raised £8309 so far. Here is where you come in, if the London native doesn't make the total goal of £12,500, he loses all of the £8309 already raised so your support is hugely necessary. For a feel of his music, check out "Living For The Fame" and "Down"...

To lend your help and support, click HERE


iAfrica... MMM Records - MMM Gang Anthem [Bunka] (Video)

Mikel Obi's record Label MMM Records have released their first official music video "MMM Gang Anthem" (Bunka). The team is led by Mikel's younger brother Edgar Obi presently have 4 artists on the label; Charass, No2, Mr Jay and Kido. Watch "MMM Gang Anthem" (Bunka) UP above.


iAfrica... Bracket - Temperature (Video)

Bracket is back with their long awaited video "Temperature", brought to you by Ape Planet, a Capital Dream Pictures Production and directed by Clarence Peters. The "Temperature" video is one of their best videos of the moment. Watch "Temperature" UP above...


iMusic... Sinead Harnett - Got Me (Video)

Forthcoming on Black Butter Records, here's the brand new music video for Sinead Harnett's debut single titled "Got Me" which is produced by Eats Everything & Lukas. Enjoy the Plastic Horse-directed visuals UP top and pre-order "Got Me" here.


iMusic... LIGERS - Goodbye (Video)

London-based Indie/Alt-Pop band LIGERS recently unveiled the music video for their forthcoming single "Goodbye" which is due to be released on May 27 alongside the more upbeat "Break You". Watch the Elva Rodriguez-directed visuals for "Goodbye" UP top...


iMusic... Bipolar Sunshine - Rivers (Video)

You already know how we feel about Bipolar Sunshine's latest single "Rivers" - it is a beauty of a tune driven by lush drum patterns and synths. The music video for it just surfaced on the web and as expected, it is an excellently captivating watch. Directed by George Walsh, check it out UP top... Bipolar Sunshine's debut EP Aesthetics is due to be released on June 17.


Monday, 20 May 2013

iAfrica... Willicino - Full Dose (Video)

Out now via Kings Unit record label, here is the comeback single from Willicino titled "Full Dose". You will remember Willicino from his hit single "Sempe My Baby" from a couple year ago, you can watch the Matt Max-directed music video for "Full Does" UP top...


iMusic... Ed Sheeran - Lego House (Live @ Billboard Music Awards 2013)

While all the talk this morning, about the just concluded 2013 Billboard Music Awards which took place last night at the MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas, has been centered around Miguel's leg drop on some unsuspecting young lady in the audience, something should be said about the excellent performance from British Singer/Songwriter Ed Sheeran of his latest US single "Lego House". Enjoy it UP top...


Thursday, 16 May 2013

iMusic... Frameworks + JP Cooper - Old Friend (Video)

Hauntingly dark and chilling new music video from Manchester-based producer Frameworks for his forthcoming new single titled "Old Friend" which features fellow Mancunian and Soul man JP Cooper on vocals. To be released on June 3 alongside an EP of the same name via First Word Records, watch the visuals for "Old Friend" UP top...

Pre-Order Frameworks' Old Friend EP here


iEvent... The Come Up @ The Wellington (Wednesday, June 5)

Introducing the brand new Hip-Hop/R&B night to take over the city of London, The Come Up, which will be taking place at The Wellington in Knightsbridge on Wednesday, June 5 with BBC 1Xtra's Twin B and DJ B on the decks, is brought to you by Live Magazine's Alya Mooro.
"Borne by four girls, one shared love and a diminishing number of places in which to revel in it, The Come Up at The Wellington on Wednesday, June 5th promises to bring the best in hip hop, trap and RnB with ground shaking, inhibition shattering tracks courtesy of DJ’s Twin B and DJ B. We’re bringing Knightsbridge’s hidden gem, The Wellington Club, formerly a private members club into the limelight with our launch on Wednesday 5th June 2013."
Doors open at 10pm and last entry will be at 2am. Entry is fixed at £7 before 10.30pm, £10 before 12.30am and £15 afterwards. For guestlist or table inquires, send an email to

Find out more about The Come Up: Facebook // Twitter


iConcert... JP Cooper Live @ The Tabernacle (Thursday, May 23)

Soul Features and Vocal & Verses have come together to bring to you, Manchester Soul singer, songwriter and musician JP Cooper live in concert. Taking place at The Tabernacle in West London on Thursday, May 23, the headline shows will see JP Cooper perform intimate and classic renditions from his back catalog of three critically acclaimed EPs, all backed by a full live band. You seriously do NOT want to miss this one...

Find out more about JP Cooper Live @ The Tabernacle on Facebook and purchase your tickets HERE


Wednesday, 15 May 2013

iAfrica... 2Face + Dammy Krane + Rocksteady - Omo No Dulling (Video)

2Face is back with a new video to his track "Omo No Dulling" off his latest album Away And Beyond. The video is presented to you by Hypertek Entertainment and was directed by Sesan. The video also features Dammy Krane and Rocksteady. Watch "Omo No Dulling" UP above...


Tuesday, 14 May 2013

iMusic... L Marshall - Fire (Lyric Video)

To be taken from his forthcoming EP/Mixtape Kiss The Fire which is to be released on June 9, here is the brand new single from British Nigerian singer and songwriter L Marshall titled "Fire". Check out the lyric video UP top and look out for the London native to put out new tracks and visuals every two weeks leading up to the release of Kiss The Fire.


iAfrica... DJ Neptizzle - The Ultimate Afrobeats 2013 (Mixtape)

London-based Vietnamese Afrobeats DJ, DJ Neptizzle debuts the fourth installment of his annual Afrobeats mixtape titled The Ultimate Afrobeats 2013 featuring the latest music from the likes of Wizkid, Burna BoyOlamide, Fuse ODG and E.L among others.
“It’s not just the music that inspires me to play. It’s everything from the weather, food, parties, dance steps and the people. The warm, buzzing culture that keeps the music alive is what makes my new mix CD hot” - DJ Neptizzle


Monday, 13 May 2013

iAfrica... TeeZee - Story Man

TeeZee from Drb Lasgidi released the first track from his upcoming mixtape Fresh Prince of Lasgidi. "Story Man" is the intro track on the mixtape and was produced by Purple Chapel. Listen and Download "Story Man" Down Below...

Download Link: TeeZee - Story Man


iAfrica... Moelogo + Drb Lasgidi - Pangolo Remix (Studio Video)

Moelogo hooked up with Drb Lasgidi to bring us the remix to his hit song "Pangolo". Here is the studio video  to keep us entertained till the official video drops. Watch "Pangolo" Remix UP above...


iMusic... Eric Lau + Tawiah - Where To Go Now

Here's some brand new music from Eric Lau featuring Tawiah titled "Where To Go Now" to serve as the second single from his forthcoming studio album One Of Many which is due to be released on June 17 via Kilawatt Music. Listen below and download it for free HERE...


iAfrica... Beazy + Pherowshuz - Money Whispers (Produced by Kid Konnect)

After a frenzied start last week, week 2 of the second series of Beazy Music Monday sees Lagos-based Hip-Hop artist Beazy bring in Kaduna-based Hip-Hop veteran Pherowshuz on this Kid Konnect produced record titled "Money Whispers". Check it out and get your free download here.


Saturday, 11 May 2013

iAfrica... Mafumay - L.O.V.E + Roll With You

Here's introducing British Nigerian singer and songwriter Mafumay with her debut singles titled "L.O.V.E" and "Roll With You", both produced by Fliptyce, for your listening pleasure. To be released via Big Fish Global Production, the single is already enjoying masses of radio airplay in Nigeria and now that it has hit the web, it is already being supported by the likes of Jaguda, Too Xclusive and 360 Nobs among others...

Friday, 10 May 2013

iAfrica... Wande Coal - The Kick (Video)

Wande Coal has finally released the official video to his hit track "The Kick" featuring Don Jazzy. The video was produced by Sesan and features a cameo from DJ Spinall. Watch "The Kick" UP above...


iAfrica... Efya - Life

Ghanaian singer Efya has released her new single "Life", which was produced by Possigee and Ikon. The  new single is off her upcoming album "Love Genesis". Listen and Download "Life" Down Below...

Download Link: Efya - Life


Thursday, 9 May 2013

iMusic... MyNature - Mr Is Rap

To be released via Unstoppable Music Group on June 23, here is the brand new single from South East London rapper MyNature titled "Mr Is Rap". Produced by EFX, the new single sees Mynature in braggadocious form as he proclaims to be the new saviour of Hip-Hop, listen below...


Wednesday, 8 May 2013

iMusic... Parker Ighile - Beneath the Silence (Video)

British Nigerian artist/producer Parker Ighile debuts the brand new music video for his latest single "Beneath the Silence" which is off of his forthcoming mixtape Young, Dumb & 21. Watch the Nicki Minaj and Grizz Lee directed visuals UP top...


iAfrica... M3riss - Shomo

Afrobeats and Dance music fusion from Nigerian Pop newcomer and Delta native M3riss on his debut single titled "Shomo" which is produced by 02Beatz and is out now via Paris Entertainment. Check out the record below:

Download: M3riss - Shomo


Tuesday, 7 May 2013

iMusic... Joel Compass - Fucked Up

Premiered recently by Zane Lowe on BBC Radio 1, 19-year old Brixton singer and songwriter Joel Compass debuts his brand new single "Fucked Up" which is the second offering to be lifted from his forthcoming debut EP Astronaut to be released on the renowned Black Butter Records very soon.


iVideo... Eve x Jade Avia (Interview)

Choice FM's Jade Avia catches up with female Hip-Hop veteran Eve on her recent promo trail for her forthcoming new album. The two ladies talk about Eve living in London, pregnancy rumors, label woes, finding love in London and girls beefing among other things. Watch the interview footage UP top...


Monday, 6 May 2013

iMusic... Phlowz & Tobenna - Sweet Life (Video)

UK Hip-Hop/R&B duo Phlowz x Tobena unveil the new music video for the Stan and Woodz featured "Sweet life" which is produced by Studio Magic and taken from their latest mixtape Windows 92. Shot and directed by Chas Appeti and Simon Dewey, check out the visuals UP top...


iAfrica... Kshab - Na Na

Some brand new music from Lagos-based artist and former K Solo protege, Kshab titled "Na Na" which is being released via 23rd Records, listen below...

Download: Kshab - Na Na


iMusic... E.Mak - Cool & Conscious (Mixtape)

Premiered recently on Link Up TV, here's Cool & Conscious, the sophomore mixtape from West London rapper and songwriter E.Mak for your listening pleasure. With production coming largely from Lil' Sun (Eric Bellinger, Midi Mafia) and featuring the likes of YJ, Raheem Bakare, Siobhan Bryan and Danielle Wilson among several exciting new British artists, this 16-track affair is worth a good few listens, check it out below...

Friday, 3 May 2013

iMusic... Carly Rae Jepsen + Nicki Minaj - Tonight I'm Getting Over You (Remix)

Say what you will but this was a jam without Nicki Minaj and even thought Nicki doesn't really add anything to the tune, any excuse to talk about Carly Rae Jepsen and this tune, I'll be taking it! Carly's brilliant Kiss album is out NOW and this remix will be released next week, enjoy a leak below...


iPoetry... George The Poet - I Need (BBC 1Xtra Live Lounge)

George The Poet joins Trevor Nelson live on BBC 1Xtra for the first ever Spoken Word Live Lounge. Enjoy the footage UP top...


iVideo... Kaleem Taylor - Never (Live at Press Play)

Kaleem Taylor is still that GUY! Enjoy UP top as he offers this acoustic rendition of his 2012 single "Never" live at Press Play.


iReview... Vocals & Verses 2nd Anniversary @ The Pipeline (Wednesday, April 24)

UK Spoken Word and Live Music Showcase Vocals & Verses celebrated their 2nd year anniversary last month at The Pipeline in London's Liverpool Street with performances from some of the UK's finest new and emerging talents in the landscapes of Spoken Word and Live Music.

iMusic... Tame Impala - Prototype (Outkast Cover)

Australian Psychedelic Rock band Tame Impala zone out on Outkast's 2004 single "Prototype" as they offer up their own unique cover version for the latest episode of Triple J's Like A Version series. Check it out UP top and if you are yet to hear the band's critically acclaimed Lonerism album from last year, please do yourself a favor and get it now!


Thursday, 2 May 2013

iAfrica... Wizkid + Femi Kuti - Jaiye Jaiye

Finally, the track we have been waiting for has dropped, Wizkid featuring Femi Kuti on this hit track "Jaiye Jaiye" and has been worth the wait. "Jaiye Jaiye" was produced by Sarz. Listen and Download "Jaiye Jaiye" Down Below... 


iAfrica... Koma Roll (Remix) - Tillaman + Iyanya + Ice Prince + Trigga + Phyno + Burna Boy (Video)

Tillaman is back with the remix for his previously banned music video "Koma Roll". The remix features some of the hottest artists around at the moment - Ice Prince, Iyanya, Burna Boy, Phyno and Trigga. The video was directed by Patrick Elis and brought to you by Euphoric Heritage Records, you will not leave you disappointed. Watch "Koma Roll" UP above...


Wednesday, 1 May 2013

iMusic... Terrorsum - From The Soul (Video)

"Any music you see me release in the future will be under my real name Christian King... I feel I've outgrown the name Terrorsum and its not an accurate reflection of me as a person or the music that I've been making or want to make" - Christian King [Formerly Terrorsum]
Directed by Nik Squared and released via Downing Street Records, check out the visuals for the Yello Man-produced "From The Soul" from Terrorsum UP top... After this one, Terrorsum will be officially going by his real name Christian King.


iMusic... Lecrae - Confessions (Video)

Grammy Award-winning Christian Hip-Hop artist Lecrae unveils the fifth music video from his latest album Gravity, this one is for "Confessions" featuring Michael Jefferson and is directed by Kyle Dettman. Watch it below....


iMusic... Ghostpoet - Some Say I So I Say Nothing (Album Stream)

Ghostpoet's sophomore album Some Say I So I Say Nothing is out on May 6 but you can stream the 11-track affair in full below, enjoy...

iMusic... Jacob Banks - Rainy Day (Live on Later with Jools Holland)

SALUTE to Mr. Jacob Banks as he made his first TV performance appearance on none other than BBC Two's Later with Jools Holland last night (May 30). Check it out UP top as he performs "Rainy Day" from his Monologue EP which is out now on iTunes.