MAKOLA – Crown (Music Video/iTunes/Spotify)

London based duo MAKOLA return with an affirmation of shifting social power on their anthemic new single CROWN

‘Crown’ channels elements of grime and Hip Hop into a booming cinematic commentary on the ethics of the British empire, the relevance of the monarchy and the existing hegemonies of our time.

Rapper and one-half of the rising artist/producer duo, K Mensah recalls,

“The idea for the track was conceived upon hearing the news that Wiley had been awarded an MBE which he accepted…it got me thinking what does it actually stand for and who are the real kings and queens of our modern day society?” Continue reading

Para Fiction – Age Of The Imbecile (Music Video/Spotify)

Brighton, UK based Hip Hop/Punk duo Para Fiction recently dropped their latest track/visual AGE OF THE IMBECILE

Following their critically acclaimed release of ‘Wavey Days’ last month, rapper Jambo Unchained and Master Fado, together known as Para Fiction, burst back on the scene with their new video for ‘Age Of The Imbecile’ With critical acclaim coming from both sides of the Atlantic with the likes of Earmilk, Clash Magazine and OK-THO all quick to proclaim their unique amalgamation of Beastie Boys and Slaves styles, the Brighton duo are making serious heat for themselves. Continue reading

Iman Nunez – Why U Mad? (Audio/iTunes/Spotify)

Yonkers, NewYork based emcee Iman Nunez recently dropped his latest single WHY U MAD? produced by The Rondon & The Religion

Iman Nunez is no stranger to the spotlight since making his mark with his previous effort, ‘Blessed’. The project helped catapult the newcomer onto the national scene, gaining him recognition from the likes of Vibe, Hot 97, HipHopDX, Rap Radar and others. Eventually, the progress led to a partnership with The Orchard/SONY Music.

Now, as the weather begins to cool down in his native New York, Iman looks to kick things up another notch with the release of his brand new single ‘Why U Mad’. Produced by The Rondon & The Religion, the bouncy track finds Iman in peak confidence, scoffing at his detractors. The single will appear on Iman’s forthcoming project slated for release this winter. Keep an eye out for Iman this fall as he is set to perform at New York’s SOBs and the A3C Festival in Atlanta. Continue reading