Soca Gold getting you ready for Carnival season
Are you ready for Carnival season? Get yourself prepared with 'Soca Gold 2015', a soca compliation with all the bigegst soca tunes to get you whinning in the summer sun. We are a people of culture and strong spiritual beliefs. We move with music as though it is our birth right and as though we are music itself.
Shaggy has a 'Shaggy-off' to launch new single 'I need your love'
Mr Bombastic, the Grammy-Award winning singer-songwriter 'Shaggy' continues to bring his unique blend of pop fusion reggae and dancehall to a world-wide audience with his latest single "I Need Your Love" featuring Mohombi, Fayadee and Costi. The already infectious, feel-good song is on track to become one of the summer 2015's songs of the year.
The Death of a Titan – RIP Hip-Hop
Hip-Hop is dead, at least the passionate, emboldened social commentary set to music that once wondered the world's radio waves is now long gone. I am not alone in this sentiment. Nas came to the same conclusion in 2006 and even went so far as to name an album and track after this very sentiment.
'KISSTORY' Lands in Birmingham
A brand new radio station launched in Birmingham this week which is set to bring old skool & anthems back to the city. KISSTORY spins Non Stop Old-Skool and Anthems with the biggest tunes across Hip Hop, R'n'B, Dance and Garage 24/7, from artists like Jay-Z, Destiny's Child, Beyonce, Usher, Justin Timberlake, TLC, Eminem, J-Lo, Ne-Yo and Basement Jaxx, and Ms Dynamite . . . but it doesn't stop there - KISSTORY lives on beyond the radio with huge compilation album releases and massive club nights in London and Bristol.
US Rapper YG, takes a man's girl off him!
Chris Brown told us "These hoes ain't loyal" but this is a next level of disregard. At a rap concert in London, US rapper YG walks through the crowd and a man pulls him to the side and tells YG his girl wants to dance on him! YG took the gal off him and put her on stage before grindin her out in front of the whole concert!
Mary J Blige's London Sessions
R&B icon Mary J Blige releases her 13th studio album entitled 'The London Sessions' which features some of the UK's finest. The first track release off the album is called 'Whole Damn Year' which was co-written by Birmingham's Knox Brown, Mary J Blige and UK's Emile Sande.
We're feeling Natrell's 'Tears'
Former grime MC Nathan Treleven, turned soulful singer named 'Natrell' has teamed up with 18 year old producer Jordan (SplashOutBaby) Ojo to bring you a UK RnB Banger. The track is also blessed with International Jamaican Reggae Artist 'Fya Skeptic' and watchout for the remix!
More Black in Band Aid 30 please . . .
RE:IMI (Race Equality: In Music Industry) have sent an open letter to Bob Geldof following the productionof the recent 'Do they know it's Christmas' single by Band Aid 30. It's calls for more Black / African artists to be used in these songs.
1xtra bless up Birmingham 1xtra Live
Birmingham got shut down for the 1xtra Live event at the NIA on Saturday 15 November 2014. The line-up for the annual event included live performances from ‘The Queen of R&B’ – Mary J Blige, Maybach Music’s hip hop boss - Rock Ross, as well as UK favourites; Krept & Konan, Fuse ODG, Boy Better Know, Lethal B, Jess Glyne, Sigma and Tinashe as well as extra special guests on the night.
OH MY GOSH (OMG) this track is ready to BUSS!
Straight off the back of the hugely successful Oliva Tweest Afrobeat Musical Production at the Hackney Empire the leading lady and star of the show Vicky Sola releases her debut Single 'OMG (Oh My Gosh)' to the public. With a debut EP/Album release scheduled in the first quarter of 2015, the AfroBrit sensation decided to give her fans a taste of what's to come.
Etana rises with her new album 'I Rise'
One of Jamaica's most beloved singers Etana teams with the island's esteemed director Ras Kassa for her new video "Richest Girl," which premiered this week online with MTV Iggy and on her native country's network program Hype TV. The romantic single is off her fourth studio album I Rise, to be released October 27, 2014 on VP Records.
- Della talks, Bhoys, bullying and her new track
- White Dee gets a little Slim Shady
- You 'Lookin Ass N***a . . . 'You're Mine'.
- Kymyra lets 'You see it' but this ain't no 'Community Wood'
- Vader Breaks down SBTV
- Find out what love can do for F-Zero
- 1stBorn celebrates the birth of his first born solo project
- Put a Poni on the wall
- Irie Maffia 'Cross the Road' with Beenie Man
- Jay Ghartey shows us his 'African Money'