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Interview: Trek Life

Emcee Trek Life recently dropped his third full-length album on Mello Music Group, titled Hometown Foreigner. It represents the ideology of being “so close, yet so far”  and the feeling of “not quite fitting in” though you’re not a stranger. As a man…
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Interview: J-Zone

J-Zone is an encyclopaedia of musical knowledge. He didn’t quite make it to that top spot, but just maybe that’s what makes him that little more engaging and real, it’s always good if you can relate to an artist.
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Interview: The Last Skeptik

As wonderful as the world that we inhabit and the people within it are, both at times can feel intensely perplexing and hard to navigate. In those moments when humanity confuses you, often there is something much easier to understand…
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Interview: Blu

Blu, the emcee/producer with, according to himself, “one of the most colorful catalogues” in hip hop. An interview on how an LP represents his life, on his drive to speak up, and on his upcoming record with Bombay, which will be “presented with the same classic approach as ‘Below The Heavens’”.
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Interview: Catching Flies

Catching Flies is an enigmatic UK musician whose empyreal beats have enraptured and intrigued the hearts and minds of many around the world. With The Stars EP release and various remixes, his music has come to occupy a distinct area of…
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Interview: Maloon TheBoom

People often talk about breaking the shackles of modern popular rap to create thoughtful and evocative music. However, this isn’t really true in most cases. Independent artists don’t need to break free from modern pop rap, it just simply isn’t a factor that influences them.
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Interview: Amerigo Gazaway (of Gummy Soul)

In 2011, Nashville-based DJ Amerigo Gazaway released his second mixtape – Fela Soul. The nine track project blended the sounds of Afro-beat legend Fela Kuti and Golden Age hip hop group De La Soul to create an internet sensation, as…
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Interview: Lord Finesse

A lot can happen in seven years, and it’s crazy to think it’s been that long since Lord Finesse last embraced our European shores. Coming as part of his “Here I Come” European tour and joined by fellow hip hop veteran DJ Boogie Blind
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Interview: The Herbaliser

The Herbaliser is one of UK hip hop’s architectural and building forces. In the 17 years since their debut disc Remedies was released, the duo of Jake Wherry and Ollie Teeba have broken out from “trip-hop” box they were first lumped into…
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Interview: Pumpkin

Pumpkin is a female emcee from France and one-half of Mentalow Music together with her producing partner Vin’S da Cuero. Her new EP titled ‘Silence Radio’ is a contemporary boom bap gumbo expertly seasoned to knock out Soul Food connoisseurs of all cuts.