Rare Americans are making a name for themselves with debut self titled album

Defining ‘punk’ is like trying to ask The Sex Pistols to please keep the noise down. Whilst the good intention might be there, it’s a truly futile effort. Throughout the years punk has evolved in both the UK and USA to mean different things and be recognised differently by every generation. Classic punk can, of … Continue reading Rare Americans are making a name for themselves with debut self titled album

‘Honesty, loyalty and respect’ are the pillars of Erike Sparks’ Keep the Circle Tight

Fame and success can blind us to the things that really matter in life, the things that can stay with us whether we’re soaring high or plummeting low. The relationships in our lives help us to better understand ourselves and keep us true to ourselves as the world continues to rapidly change around us. Keep … Continue reading ‘Honesty, loyalty and respect’ are the pillars of Erike Sparks’ Keep the Circle Tight

Shaka Shams has released the first EP in his Elements series, Crystal Clear

Drawing from his Zulu ancestry eighteen-year-old rapper/poet Shaka Shams is proving to be a force you might not want to reckon with in the EP Elements: Crystal Clear. A collection of six songs with inspiration taken from a variety of places such as street scenes, films and even anime. The contrasting inspirations demonstrate Shaka’s versatility … Continue reading Shaka Shams has released the first EP in his Elements series, Crystal Clear

Brand building and ambition burning in ‘Fire’ by Quadri

With great music can come a great brand and that’s exactly what urban pop artist Quadri is aiming for with his new single ‘Fire.’ Influenced by grime musicians and producers like Wiley and Timbaland, Quadri is using his music to make a scorching mark in both the music and clothing industry. Listen to ‘Fire’ here: … Continue reading Brand building and ambition burning in ‘Fire’ by Quadri

Slim Shady makes a return in violent new music video for ‘Framed’

Sometimes a music artist’s lyrics have to be taken with a pinch of salt, the words can’t always be interpreted so literally, and we have to listen for the hidden meanings inside the metaphors. Due to this, artists have been known to create characters and adopt personas dependant on the subject matters of their songs. … Continue reading Slim Shady makes a return in violent new music video for ‘Framed’