Here marks the first of many Sound of the Underground features, a section dedicated to championing the best of independent & underground urban music that we can almost guarantee you haven’t heard yet,..
Born in Ibadan, Oyo State in Nigeria and now based in Johannesburg, South Africa, Enamel (Hakim Giwa) is taking the Afro-beat sound for which his homeland is synonymous and is spreading his own interp..
with a huge following in his native Italy, Marco Gray is launching his latest
single, Ten More Times, in England, his new home in London giving him
the freedom to truly express himself as neve..
First aired in 2011, it’s hard to believe many
people on the planet have been able to avoid the whirlwind surrounding ‘Game of Thrones’, but Italian DJ Marco Dalla
Villa was one of the few. The fantas..
FFO: Yxng Bane; Shakka; JME; Stormzy Rating: 8/10, catchy and on-trend 2018 has been the year that afrobeat and dancehall have really become mainstays of the UK urban music scene, with more and more h..
They say that the passage of time speeds up as you get older, but whoever said obviously hadn’t precipitated the shit-show that has been 2018. Now , while Hanz Gable’s upbeat and life-affirming ‘Drink..
Genre: RnB, Pop, Afro-Beat FFO: Tiwa Savage, Rhianna Rating: 5.5/10 (but with loads of potential) ‘Pick Your Fruit’ is the first solo release from artist Sami-Mae. The song spans several genres and li..
On first impression, Jay Thackery looks indisputably punky. He is heavily-tattooed, and every inch of skin below his chin not covered by jeans and a t-shirt displays colourful, retro-inspired images. ..