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Freedom in music – Sarvi

Sarvi is the 22-year-old, self-styled, Persian singer/songwriter from Mayfair. Her ever-growing presence on the UK and European club scene has made her name one to watch for 2012.The new single, ‘Amore,’ and previous single, ‘Stereo Love’ have been playlisted in Chicago and San Francisco, with ‘Amore’ being broadcasted all over Florida by several net radios, and ‘Stereo Love’...

Win tickets to see 50 Cent live

One of the world’s most prolific hip-hop artists, 50 Cent, will return this Spring to perform in arena’s across the UK as part of his European tour. Performing tracks from his newly released album ‘Before I Self Destruct’ including ‘Have a Baby by Me’ as well as his chart topping hits ‘In Da Club’, ‘If I Can't’, ‘P.I.M.P.’ and...

Red Tails- Interviews and Exclusive Footage

Set at the time of the Second World War, Red Tails is a fictional portrayal of the real Tuskegee airmen who were the first black men to fight for their country. The men are given second hand planes and not given the chance to fully prove themselves by fighting frontline against the enemies. Conrad played by Terrance Howard convinces...

Demi Lovato – Kingdom Come ft. Iggy Azalea Official Video for The Fate of the Furious: Is it better than the trailer?

Demi Lovato has dropped the official video for The Fate of the Furious. The track entitled Kingdom Come ft. Iggy Azalea and the video is better than the official trailer. Why? Well is its 4.04 mins long and its full of clips from the new movie which hits cinemas April 14th.Demi and Iggy are not featured in the official video,...

Interview: Shaggy reveals what to expect from his performance at The Boom Town Fair

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Born Orville Richard Burrell, Grammy award winning reggae artist Shaggy is one of the most loved Jamaican-born artists there is, with a catalogue of memorable reggae hit songs, it is always easy to recall a Shaggy song that we love. ‘Boombastic,’ ‘It Wasn’t Me,’ ‘Oh Carolina’ and ‘Angel’ all need no introduction, with ‘Oh Carolina’ being Shaggy first breakthrough hit...

Rhianna releases Man Down video

Check out the video to Rihanna's new single Man Down. Directed by Anthony Mander in Jamaica ‘Man Down’ is the 5th single from her ‘Loud’ album. What do you think?

The Weeknd at Apple Music Festival London

For the first time since going number one with 'Beauty Behind the Madness' The Weeknd (aka Abel Tesfaye) brought his unique brand of sexuality to the UK; playing at the recently rebranded iTunes festival at London's Roundhouse (Wednesday 23rd September.)Tesfaye focussed the majority of his set on Beauty Behind the Madness, opening with mesmerising album track Prisoner, before quickly...

Rumjig Announce Release of Self Titled and Crowd Funded Album

Uplifting fusion band ‘Rumjig’ have announced the release of their debut album ‘Rumjig’, featuring an entertaining blend of gypsy, funk, hip-hop, dub, reggae, jazz, latin, ska and blues. Inspired by an eclectic mixture of artists such as Fat Freddie's Drop, Erykah Badu, Santana and Gogol Bordello, their soul intention is to ‘uplift and ignite people’s lust for life’.  Crowd funding...

Spice Girls To Split For Good?

Sad times ahead if you are a Spice Girls fan! There are strong rumours that the girl group will be calling it quits for good this time. According to reports, there were plans that the band had plans for a 2014 world tour, but following a conference call the plans have gone out of the window. Sources said that...

Education is the key to S.T.O.P

Upon entering Ministry of Sound the message of the campaign is clear ‘Start, think n' S.T.O.P' as you are met with a long list of young people that have lost their lives to gun and knife related crime. The mural makes it hard to ignore that each life was in its early stages as many of the victims were...

Mavado “So Special” Tour 2009

MAVADO " SO SPECIAL " TOUR 2009 begins in May10/05: LONDON / UK / Stratford Rex 11/05: TOULOUSE / FRANCE / Le Ramier 12/05: PARIS / FRANCE / Cabaret Sauvage 13/05: GENT / BELGIUM 14/05: ZURICH / SWITZERLAND 15/05: MILANO / ITALY 16/05: SALENTO / ITALY 17/05: NEUCHATEL / SWITZERLAND 18/05: ROTTERDAM / HOLLAND 19/05: (TBC) 20/05: WUPPERTAL / GERMANY 21/05: AMSTERDAM / HOLLAND / ParadisioNEW ALBUM " MR BROOKS...

The 5 Best Singles Of 2012

When we began compiling our Best Songs of 2012 list, there were many conflicting opinions, but after a great deal of research and head scratching, we finally managed to pick a handfull of the most successful singles of the year. So without further ado, D’Banj is up first. 5.  D’Banj - 'Oliver Twist'http://youtu.be/CQP-etYU1ps With the help of  DJs Abantree and Edu,...

Introducing: Man Like Me

Man Like Me are a bit like your fun-loving, cool but gifted next door neighbours who gets to hang out late at night, attend some of the hottest parties and then make humorous rhymes about it all. The duo mainly consisting of Johnny Langer and Peter Duffy are instantly recognised for their unique blend of pop, rap, techno-grooves, eccentric...

Episode 4: The Flavour Podcast with Mac Miller, Stooshe and Starboy Nathan

The Flavour Podcast is back with a brand-new episode as we step into June. This month’s episode comes from the St Martins lane hotel, where I sat down for a chat with Mac Miller to find out all about his new single, ‘Frick Park Market’.The Pittsburgh rapper also talks partying wild, making history with his album 'Blue Slide Park,'...

Singer-Songwriting Duo David Will Mitchell and Cole Toury Release Album ‘The Beaten Track’

David Will Mitchell and Cole Toury

Bluesy country duo David Will Mitchell and Cole Toury have announced the release of their newest 13-track album The Beaten Track, bursting full of intimate and laid back bluesy rock. An unlikely duo, with David in his early 70's and Cole in his early 50's, both artists have finally found the time to work on a project that they're truly passionate about. After...

Future Flavours #4-Bebe Rexha

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Ok so here we go for another instalment and this time it’s Future Flavours #4 with Bebe Rexha. As usual before we get on to the artist in question let’s take a quick look at music news and this week Nicki Minaj and Taylor Swift take some lumps out of each other. Nicki seemed aggrieved that Anaconda with its powerful...

Full Crate and Mar: Organically brilliant.

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Full Crate and Mar are the Dutch duo treading the road to musical acclaim the good old fashioned way. Instead of those rather overpowering and almost desperate promotional pushes that force you to take notice of said artists every minute of the damn day, Full Crate and Mar have treaded the beautiful road of organic promotion.They first came to...

The Artist Diary: Day 2. . . With Charlie Brown

This is Charlie Brown's journey as an artist. It is the ordinary things that happen, the personal reflections, and the context in which his creative world thrives as an up and coming musician.It's day two peeps!Was in the studio today with one of my favourite songwriters Camille Purcell (The Saturdays/Tinchy Stryder/Cover Drive), the producer who co-wrote my 2...

Nabiha: Taking the UK urban chart scene by storm @nabihamusic @laurenflavour_x

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Platinum-selling singer-songwriter, Nabiha is the voice and personality that has taken Europe by storm. The exceptionally talented Denmark native is now looking to emulate that success in the UK once again, after her previous two singles topped the UK Urban Charts.A prolific performer, Nabiha has sold out tours in her homeland and played to audiences in more than ten countries including...

Dj Mustard drops Whole Lotta Lovin ft Travi$ Scott

If you like your tracks hot look no further than DJ Mustard dropping his fresh release Whole Lotta Lovin.Featuring a fair degree of auto-tune (ahem) for one Travi$ Scott it’s another sure fire banger as he keeps propelling that sound called ‘ratchet’ into the urban music scene. TWITTER//FACEBOOK  

Afro Hair and Beauty LIVE 2012

Afro Hair & Beauty LIVE is known for introducing revolutionary style ideas and this year is no exception. Now in its 31st year, they’ve scouted out the newest and most talked about movers and shakers in hair and beauty industry, making the show’s line-up more exciting than ever!In two exciting days, you can experience stage shows, hair demonstrations, pampering...

Relaxation Generation – Sam Garrett Live

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Sam Garrett, play a special live acoustic of his song "Memory Lane" along with Bob Marley's "One Love" for Marley's Mellow Mood: Relaxation Generation.Follow Sam on twitter on http://www.twitter.com/samgarrettmusic and you can buy his EP "Be Easy" here https://itunes.apple.com/gb/album/be-easy-ep/id570148628

Paigey Cakey – The Right Paige Mixtape [Free Download] @Paigey_Cakey

The beautiful and talented Paigey Cakey has just dropped her mixtape 'The Right Paige' available for free download now! It features the finest talent in the UK such as Stormzy, Fekky, Chip, Yungen, Youngs Teflon, Young Spray, Sneakbo, Ratlin, Colours Miyagi and much more. Presenting an impressive feature list, The Right Paige received exciting feedback on ‘Day One’ featuring Karmah...

Legendary rapper Guru passes away

Hip Hop legend, Guru of Gang Starr passed away yesterday after suffering from a year long battle with cancer. His health was shrouded in secrecy after he was hospitalised months ago claiming to be suffering from a heart problem. His ex-dj, DJ Premier broke the tragic news on his blog this morning.According to Solar, Guru (whose real name is...

New single ‘Runaway’ by Devlin

Releasing his second single ‘Runaway’ on October 24th, Devlin is aiming to end 2010 on a high with more to come. His debut album ‘Bud, Sweat and Beers’ comes the following week on 1st November.Featuring DJ and upcoming singer Yasmin, "Runaway" is currently ranking no.5 on the iTunes video chart. Already being hailed as London's version of Eminem, make...

Shardinay King – love or hate?

A wannabe pop star from Essex hit the headlines recently - after her debut single was crowned the 'worst song of 2010'.Mum-of-two Shardinay King picked up the dubious honour for her ''magnificently terrible''  'Oh Boy'. The R&B track was said to contain the ''very, very worst'' melody of any release this year. And its lyrics - which include the...

Jay-Z ‘Decoded’ book giveaway

Decoded shares the story of Jay-Z's life through the codes that define him, told through lyrics, images and personal narrative and Flavour are giving away the special book to 10 lucky readers.In this book, the multi-platinum selling recording artist gives unparalleled insight into his background, influences and the artistic process that shape his work. Each chapter features a highly personal...

The X-Factor’s The Risk Missiles acoustic exclusive

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X Factor 2011 band The Risk release their debut single 'Missiles' today (Monday 27 January). We caught up with the 4-piece group for an exclusive acoustic recording of their debut single and to have a chat about what they've been up too since leaving The X-Factor.On life after The X-Factor Charlie says: Well since The X-Factor things have been crazy!...

Watch – Fraction Live DJ Video – “Long Gone Memory”

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Friction is the face of Radio 1’s flagship Drum & Bass weekly Sunday show and is currently at work on his new album, which features the forthcoming monster single, 'Long Gone Memory (Ulterior Motive Remix) featuring Arlissa on vocals. He recently hosted Original Penguin's rooftop 'Plugged In'  summer party and this is the resulting live promo to accompany the song that's all over radio and the clubs....

Sophie Okonedo To Star In BBC Four Mandela Drama

Oscar nominee Sophie Okonedo is to star in a one-off fact-based drama, Mrs Mandela, which brings one of the most extraordinary, if controversial, figures in recent history to the screen for the first time.Premiering on BBC Four and airing on BBC Two in the same week, it's a love story, a triumph and a tragedy, charting Winnie Mandela's progression...