Coops is a very unique yet underrated (and underexposed) MC. His sedate flow coupled with his socially aware lyrics are like a breath of fresh air in a music scene oversaturated with dumbed-down and formulaic Trap. Coops once said “I want to be inspired by the greats, rather […]
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Felix Dexter was one of the most talented comedians of all time but unfortunately his personality and comedic skill wasn’t recognised during his lifetime. He appeared in many classic comedies on British television throughout the 1990s and 2000s but for some unknown reason, Dexter was ignored and then […]
The Real McCoy was a fantastic, groundbreaking British sketch show which ran for 5 series from 1991 to 1996 . The impressive cast included a host of British black comedians including Felix Dexter, Robbie Gee, Llewella Gideon, Judith Jacob, Collette Johnson, Leo Chester aka Leo Muhammad, Eddie Nestor, […]
After a slew of singles, EPs, and guest appearances, D Double E finally releases his debut album Jackuum! and thankfully it’s a satisfying listen. I am pleased to report that after many years of waiting for a solo LP from the Newham Gen, today we finally have a […]
Sporty Thievz, a Hip-Hop trio from Yonkers, New York, released their debut album in 1998 and it was an enjoyable listen. Members King Kirk, Big Dubez, and Marlon Brando attempted to create an album with a concept; that of a movie theatre with the tracks themselves acting like […]
Born Darren Dixon, D Double E, an MC from Forest Gate, East London, is someone who’s been a mainstay in the underground UK music scene from the days of Jungle, Garage and then Grime. Originally part of N.A.S.T.Y. Crew and later Newham Generals, D Double E has been […]
Devised as a multi-act album similar to Tonedeff’s Polymer or Bishop Nehru’s Elevators, Denzel Curry’s third album TABOO (spelled TA13OO) is a fantastic listen, in fact I am pleased to report that this album for me, is Curry’s best release yet. TA13OO is a 13-track LP split into […]