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Female pop duo She Knowz interview and new track ‘You Disturb Me’

Female pop duo She Knowz has announced the release of their second single ‘You Disturb Me’, taking from their debut EP of the same name. ‘You Disturb Me’ was released July 27th with the EP available to purchase now on all major media providers. She Knowz is made up of cousins Shannon Goode and Natasha Leigh, who at an early age decided to pursue their love of music...

Yung Bleu Announces Release of Debut Album ‘Investments 3’ Accompanied by a 7-date Tour

Hailing from Alabama, rapper Yung Bleu has released his debut album 'Investments 3' which features melodic rapping layered atop heavy beats. Distinctive for his unique baritone rap voice, Yung Bleu represents the new Alabama, writing songs about the struggle of coming from the bottom and trying to break into the industry being from Alabama. The 15-track album is set to put...

Film Review: Red Tails

Inspired by the true story of World War II’s first African American Air Pilots called the Tuskegee airmen, Red Tails is a thrilling action-packed film telling an untold story. A story that proves friendship, camaraderie and discipline are eternal lessons that we must all learn to be successful in any area of life. The film’s ensemble cast includes Academy...

Alternative Prog Rock Band ‘Janus’ Join Forces with ‘Paul Phoenix’ To Release Brand New Album ‘Phoenix’ Under Their Own Label ‘JanusUK’

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Prog rock, classical and early punk band 'Janus' have recently released their brand new album 'Phoenix' under their new label 'JanusUK'. The label was was born at the end of a contract with EMI records when the band wanted to release their latest album with the sound and style that has evolved over nearly five decades and achieved numerous hits. After...

Jay Sean’s stateside journey

Cash Money Records rnb singer Jay Sean talks to Flavour about his amazing year. On signing his US record deal: I got a phone call from my producer in New York, his name is J-Remy. He had done some work with Cash Money – they got talking and he had told them about me. Next thing you know, they had Googled...

You Haven’t Seen Nothing Yet

B-Cos productions in conjunction with ACLT present - You Haven't Seen Nothing Yet. Don't miss this hilarious family show also introducing singing sensation Bashiyra. Some of the best stars comedy has to offer take to Catford Broadway Theatre's stage, to bring you this side-splitting musical comedy stage-play. This production offers an excellent variety of songs and no end of belly-toning...

Pandemonium, make-up artists on a mission

Katrina Appie, Chantelle James and Hila Basir are the ultra-talented make-up artists behind Cr8 Pandemonium. Having been the key make-up artist on Prince’s tour at The O2 and working with numerous celebs and top designers models, music artists and magazine’s are vying for their expertise at shoots. Here they give useful tips, talk product recommendations and offer advice on...

Exclusive: Interview with Omi

For those that don’t know who ‘Omi’ is, he’s the artist behind a song that you most likely would have heard called ‘Cheerleader’ and if you haven’t heard it, where have you been? Can you tell me how Omi started out in the music business? About 5-6 years ago I developed my catalogue, recorded a number of songs and started song writing...

Raekwon-one of the best lyrical assassins period!

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As one of the most influential hip-hop acts of all time, Wu Tang Clan laid down vicious tracks courtesy of Rza and supreme vocal abilities spouted by name such as; Method man, Ghost Face Killah, Inspectah Deck and of course Raekwon. Staten Island’s, Raekwon one of the best lyrical assassins period in a group who made textured layered raps all...

Giggs – Still talking hard

With one of the most infectious, yet highly controversial rap songs of 2008, south-east London born and raised Giggs met up with Flavour to talk about the positive message in his music, the storm surrounding his music and being a one-hit wonder. Firstly, explain what your aliases Giggs and Hollowman are about? My nickname when I was younger was Giggler as...

True Tiger & Big Narstie – Headgone

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True Tiger and Big Narstie have gone animated! Headgone is the first release from joint project, the Hello High EP. A colossal track packed with infectious lyrics and an energetic baseline, Headgone has held the airwaves hostage! Logan Sama span the track on Kiss FM whilst Skream and Benga played the record on Radio 1. On the same network the influential MistaJam proved he was a fan by spinning the single on his new Saturday night slot! It doesn’t...

Bank Holiday Bass Off With Innovation @ Proud2

It’s time to get the party started with a whole lot of Drum and Bass across two rooms!   Innovation is well known for its infamous raving nights with big DJ names prestigious venues and  the phenomenal musical experience to make sure your feet will need to be in recovery and for all those that like to fist pump you may...

Welcome to Rebel Sound.

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If you can get the institution that is Sir Trevor Macdonald not only out of retirement but also get him to drop a spoof news broadcast then you have some massive cojones. Welcome to Rebel Sound. Members of this illustrious group of genre defining creatives include; Chase n Status, Rage, Shy FX and of course that other institution David 'ram jam'...

Grammy Nominated Ajay Mathur Returns With The Defiant New Album ‘ Little Boat’

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Singer-songwriter Ajay Mathur has announced the release of his new album ‘Little Boat’, which is available online and on vinyl.  Ajay’s fourth studio release is the follow-up to 2015’s critically acclaimed album ‘9 to 3’ and features the brand new single  ‘Forget About Yesterday.’ Switzerland based, Ajay has been recording music for almost ten years and during that time the...

Bless Beats: Grime’s go getter

When I paint the picture of the rise of urban music, YO MTV raps come to mind, Adidas shell toe sneakers and rope chains that looked like they weighed more than the MC paints a vivid picture of how it used to be. But a lot has changed since then, the artist isn’t just the guy behind the mic. The...

Top 10 POP Artists To Look Out For In 2015!

As I am writing this it's already the beginning of 2015 and what a way to start it by introducing to you some fine fresh new acts for this year!! White Clouds and Gunfire Over the last year, White Clouds and Gunfire have been touring and promoting their new album For All The Non Believers'. With last year seeing sell out...

Sydney’s Prince of Soul Josué drops spacey new track ‘Jupiter’

Sydney’s Prince of Soul Josué has dropped a spacey new track ‘Jupiter’ which will feature in is debut album ‘Sound Body and Soul.’ Written and arranged entirely by Josué, ‘Jupiter’ is a faded psychedelic soulful track that stays true to the Josué’s old school sound.  It deliciously infuses Josué’s smooth vocals over some spaced out beats. Likened to D’Angelo and Thundercat,...

Drumma Roll Please

The Awards just keep on coming, after peaking at number 2 on the Billboard R&B & hip-hop charts, number 13 on the Billboard Hot 100, charting for 30 weeks on the Hot 100 and 54 weeks on the R&B hip-hop chart, amassing 3 nominationas and awards as well as being the number 1 Rap Song in 2011 the Drumma Boy produced track "No Hands"...

Film training scheme

Ten young people from London's black and ethnic minority communities will be given the chance to join a year-long programme of film training with The Video College. Move on Up is for 10 young men and women who are motivated, committed and serious about gaining the skills and knowledge that will help them make a career in film. The Video College,...

Lady Leshurr: Lego

Who says good urban music can only be found in London? Hailing from Birmingham Lady Leshurr has been on her grind for some time and even featured on the epic UK BET Cypher this year. Not only a rapper but also a producer, this 23 year old has bars and a flow that should be getting rivals scared by now....

Exclusive interview with new musical trio Divine Unity

Divine Unity are an up and coming girl band with a strong, unique sound which mixes pop, soul and inspirational music. Currently performing at Charlotte Street Blues, Amardeep Sohi catches up with Sasha, Martina and Sharlene to talk about their influences, the X-factor and what’s missing from the music industry. Tell me about how Divine Unity formed? Sasha: We fell into...

Flavour in the Judges Seat for ACS Kings and Queens

Flavour Magazine has been invited to sit on the judging panel for the ACS Kings and Queens inter-university beauty pageant where couples battle for the coveted King and Queen title! Last week we were at the Meet and Greet event…. Did you think university societies were for geeks and sports freaks? Well guess again because these days the beautiful people...

Indie-Soul Outfit Levingstone Talk Death, Love & Philip K Dick On New EP “Overland”

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Sydney indie-soul outfit Levingstone are ready to share their sophomore release, a stunning EP titled ‘Overland’. Recorded at the beautiful Grove Studios and mastered by Kelly Hibbert (Little Dragon, Hiatus Kaiyote), the three-track EP covers subjects spanning all the way from death and the afterlife, to dealing with mental illness & love, and finally the electric visions of sci-fi writer Philip K Dick, in its short but expansive breadth. Lead singer...

NEW VIDEO: Mr Zip – Where Me Keys, Where Me Phone?

...The 49-year-old rapper from Manchester, who's real name is Zipparah Tafari, came to the public's attention after performing his self-written track 'Where Me Keys, Where Me Phone?' on Britain's Got Talent. The semi-finalist is now set to release his single on August 19, via Sony Music. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UQAL5EpeiMU&hd=1 The super-catchy track is already available on iTunes and support for the Mancunian rapper has...

Cinematic Artist Brook Downton Releases Eclectic New Album ‘Scores’

British soundtrack artist Brook Downton has recently released his diverse new album, ‘Scores’ which is available to purchase now. The stimulating new album features a fusion of orchestral, electric and acoustic guitar and electronica sounds, where no two tracks are alike. Having worked with previous brands in the UK as a soundscape and soundtrack artist, Brook Downton has broadened his...

Super73 Announce ‘Bobby Dazzler’ Single Release

Alternative rock band, 'Super73', have announced the release of their new single 'Bobby Dazzler', which is available to purchase on all major media providers now. The four-piece, hailing from the UK, have been releasing music since 2011, with their debut release ‘Remember Bulletproof’ receiving acclaim from fans and critics alike. The release gained support from the likes of BBC Radio...

Flavour Review: Rihanna – ‘Talk That Talk’

We have seen Rihanna grow from a girl to a rebellious young adult – whilst her career has blossomed into the largest and most vibrant flower in the field, her personal life has been a sea full of waves that have certainly tried to knock her down – but shes only got up stronger, better and harder. I couldn’t...

Spartacus Blood and Sand star Katrina Law talks beauty and LA style

Take a peek at these behind-the-scenes beauty secrets from Katrina Law, star of the sword-and-sandals Bravo series Spartacus: Blood and Sand. So how does she wash all that blood and sand out of her hair? We called Katrina in LA specially so she could divulge... Can you tell us a about your education and its value for the entertainment...

Still So Solid just a different time

When you mention the So Solid Crew it is so hard not to immediately go -“I got 21 seconds to go, I got 21 seconds to go”. It’s like an involuntary reflex that is bordering on tourettes "Romeo done” see what I mean? That however is the power of the number one selling track 21 Seconds released in 2001 that...

Afro-Beat Kings P Square return with their latest album-Double Trouble

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Ok so here’s something from those huge Nigerian musical legends of the afro-beat scene P Square. P Square are bonafide stars of the scene having worked with some of the biggest artists from Africa like 2Face Idibia and from around the globe think-Rick Ross and Akon. Since coming onto the music landscape circa 2003, they have more than proved their talent...

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