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Little Mix – How Ya Doin’? ft. Missy Elliott @LittleMixOffic

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UK pop sensations Little Mix team  up with the legendary Missy Elliott for their new single ‘How Ya Doin’?’ Missy provides a sensational guest rap on this brand new re-work of the funk-filled, old-school referencing track.‘How Ya Doin?’ is the fourth single from Little Mix’s platinum debut ‘DNA’. Missy Elliott joins the stellar likes of TLC’s T-Boz, Nicola Roberts...

The Artist Diary: Day 1. . . 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.Hey everyone, It's day one and I've spent most of today in the studio recording the vocals for my second single. I originally wrote the song a few...

Brooke Candy ft. Sia ‘Living Out Loud’ released today!

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London UK – Emerging rapper / singer Brooke Candy releases Living Out Loud featuring seven time Grammy nominee Sia today at all digital providers. The track was produced by Jesse Shatkin (Sia’s Chandelier,  Kelly Clarkson) and written by Geoffrey Early (Ziggy Marley, Beyoncé, David Guetta), Priscilla “Priscilla Renea” Hamilton (Rihanna, Fifth Harmony), Sia and Greg Kurstin (Adele, P!nk, Beck).https://youtu.be/UdhwZQEtuwwLiving Out Loud...

Kissing Frogs part 4

Every fortnight Zowie Edwards will be regaling Flavour readers with her dating tales from the Urban Jungle…….After last fortnight’s date with the beautiful, self-obsessed snore-bag, I decide that due time and attention must crucially be devoted to contemplating what I’m really looking for in a man (and not doing what I’ve done thus far and picking them purely based...

Fashionista Pharrell Williams launches his new clothing line!

In 2005 lead singer of The Neptunes, Pharrell Williams collaborated with Japanese fashion icon Nigo who founded A Bathing Ape (BAPE). The two icons united their creative minds to launch the luxury clothing brands, The Billionaire Boys Club and Ice Cream. Pharrell is known for his love of skateboarding as some of his music videos like Frontin featuring Jay-Z...

Jhene Aiko-bringing a fluid motion

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I have to say that I have a huge crush on this gorgeous lady and she could tell me anything in that beautiful voice and I would deem it true: “Semper you will need to give me your pin number!”“Why of course Jhene”.Jhene Aiko’s name has been buzzing around on the music circuit for a while: from dropping bv’s...

Marley Moments No.1

No more than 2 days after a brutal shooting attempt on his life, Bob Marley took the stage at National Heroes Park, Jamaica on December 5, 1976 for the Smile Jamaica Concert in a performance that helped bring together a country torn apart by violence. 80,000 people attended the free concert. Marley’s reason for not cancelling the concert was...

Ditto Music / Flavour Partnership @dittomusic

You may have noticed that on a couple of the featured artists the name Ditto. Well this is Flavour/Ditto partnership where we can offer budding artists like you the chance to get your music out there. So who are Ditto Music? Well they are world’s leading independent digital distributor, helping over 30,000 artists get their music in every major store...

Here’s the deal it’s Clubs and Spades

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When I got a chance to interview the quartet Clubs and Spades (minus emcee Shonobi on the day) I wanted to avoid questions that focused on the fact that they were in fact a Northern rap group. Frankly I did not want to go down that rather obvious and generic line of questioning that us Londoners can do when...

Give Dull Skin the Brush Off

When you're feeling sluggish and lethargic after the festive season a simple detox programme can really lift the spirits and leave you feeling more energised and refreshed.Through changing your diet and exercising more regularly a detox is the perfect way to revitalise the body, renew energy levels and restore glowing skin.To help you on your way to smoother skin...

New Music Video: Estelle – Back To Love

The UK's very own Estelle is back with a brand new video for her new single 'Back To Love'.'Back To Love' features on the Grammy award winner's forthcoming album, 'All Of Me', and will serve as the lead UK single. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xEmsBpLvVcU&feature=mfu_in_order&list=UL  

YNG Mac Jay releases latest single Fly As a Bee

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Hip Hop artist YNG Mac Jay is set to release his latest single Fly As A Bee to all major digital platforms on the 2nd July 2019. Fly As A Bee draws on a number of influences, both musical and personal. The track started off as a bedroom jam inspired by a YouTube beat but later transformed into a studio...

Beef of the week! Snoop Dogg vs Bunny Wailer

Since Snoop Dogg held a press conference to announce that he was leaving hip hop and reinventing himself as a reggae artist called Snoop Lion, there has been a lot of uproar from the Rastafarian community. Bunny Wailer a founder of The Wailers has been extremely vocal about being against Snoop's reinvention and said that it's an "outright fraudulent...

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...

The Obama Effect on Fashion

When President Obama and the first lady Michelle touched down in the UK last week, while the leaders of the world were honing the details for their trillion dollar G20 deal the only other question the media was asking was what will Michelle Obama be wearing? The answer: J. Crew.The New York Daily News is reporting that a shopping...

Chris Howarth releases new album ‘The Fall Of The Madness’

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Singer-songwriter Chris Howarth has recently released his third studio album The Fall Of The Madness, a 5-track album interestingly inspired by documentaries watched by Chris about Civil War and the fall of the Berlin Wall. After a successful career in business, Chris decided that his passion lay in music and so he set out to write and record 2 years ago. Since then, Chris has successfully...

ALPHAMAMA Drops Stunning New EP ‘Oil & Water’

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Following the success of her latest single ‘3x11’,  ALPHAMAMA returns with her long-awaited record ‘Oil & Water’. Using music as medicine, ’Oil & Water’ is an insightful and honest documentation of self-discovery and self-acceptance. As an artist who shares her process openly and intimately through social media, her record stands true to her image. Through womb deep wailing, rapid-fire raps...

Rihanna’s new single ‘Only Girl’

No sooner had world-class megastar Rihanna wrapped up the final show of her sold-out “Last Girl On Earth Tour” in Chicago last week, than she turned her attention to her brand new fifth studio album on Def Jam Recordings. LOUD, set to arrive on November 15th, has been described by insiders as a return to the uptempo dance grooves...

Brooke Law Releases Special Single HIDDEN In Celebration of International Women’s Day

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Singer/songwriter Brooke Law releases a special single Hidden on 8th March in celebration of International Women’s Day. Brooke will be donating all proceeds from the song to London Black Women’s Project.  After beginning songwriting at the young age of 14, Brooke mainly draws on her experience of love, disappointment and standing up for her beliefs, and takes inspiration from the likes of Joan Armatrading, Janis Joplin and Annie Lennox in...

Introducing… Jess and the Bandits @JesstheBandits @Lauribo_x

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Though somewhat atypical for a group rooted in country to find success in the UK, it is par for the course when it comes to the unlikely group Jess and the Bandits. The Bandits met BBC Radio 2 favourite Jessica Clemmons, the opening act, during a 2012 tour while playing with The Overtones and instantly bonded over their mutual love...

Miss Flavour 2009 video

Watch the exclusive video for last year’s Miss Flavour 2009 where Melissa Lewars was crowned queen. Hosted by MTV Base’s Kojo the Comedian and Britain’s Next Top Model Annaliese Dayes and with performances by Egypt, Coldsteps & Zest, Cherri V and KHY, this was a night not too be missed. Check out the video below and if you would...

Leon Bridges Releases Video for ‘River’ / Headline Brixton Academy April 8th

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Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter and R&B artist Leon Bridges premiered the music video for his song “River” today on Vevo. Leon Bridges uses the powerful visuals for his elegiac, Gospel inspired song “River” to send a message of hope, along with the video’s additional intention of raising questions rather than providing answers. The video, directed by Miles Jay, pulls inspiration from real...

Celebrities get behind The Body Gossip Film

Fans of Ultimate Big Brother may have heard Nikki Grahame telling Vanessa Feltz about a project called Body Gossip this week. Having now recovered from the anorexia which has heretofore blighted her life, Nikki hopes that her involvement with the campaign will help her to inspire current sufferers and raise awareness.Body Gossip started right...

Introducing…Phreeda Sharp

She’s blessed with some bad gal bass and rhymes as well as a supple flow somewhat reminiscent of a British Nicki Minaj — her lyrical attack is raw, uncooked and sophisticated. Phreeda, is a 24-year-old, French-Ghanaian MC living in Hackney who began singing at 13 before later falling in love with Hip Hop when she first uncovered The Roots, Jay Z and Missy Elliott. She's has not been given the...

Tinchy Stryder Is Back With A Vengeance

Having just launched a new range of headphones with Goji, Tinchy talks to Flavour about what is next for his career.So you are back, what have you been up to in the last year? Well to break it down I've brought out singles, touring, launched my headphones loads of different things! It been a busy year but those are the...

Readers’ Questions to…. Rough Copy

So here’s the feature Readers’ Questions to…. Rough Copy.  Some great questions came from you and Rough Copy were stoked with your response big thanks to you for getting involved. A big congratulations to Jadey who tweeted in the winning question so look out Jadey Rough Copy will be coming to your house to perform live. Look out for the...

Interview: Danny Howard

As the newest addition to Radio One, Danny Howard is a luminous illustration of how passion and tenacity can rapidly launch your career and bring you closer to your dreams.  Break through his vivacious, (yet unassuming persona) and you will expose a young man who in five years, has polished his own unique, yet ‘sexy,’ style to secure residencies...

TEOTHEGOAT set to release latest single Dripped Out

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Dripped Out is the latest single set to be released by Texas-born rapper TEOTHEGOAT. The track will be available on all major digital platforms from the 20th April 2019. Dripped Out showcases the talent that is TEOTHEGOAT and his ability to spin a freestyle rap. Fashion is one of his biggest creative stimuli as he expresses himself within the lyrics....

Gracious K’s Migraine Skank video

Gracious K has finally produced a video for his club land smash hit Migraine Skank which will be released October 11. The video features the likes of N-Dubz, Chipmunk, DJ Ironik, Giggs, Bashy, Diversity and Flawlwss (Britain's Got Talent), Cairon (Big Brother) and Trevor Nelson to name but a few.Let us know your thoughts.

Rolling solo, Slim of 112 talks

Hearing the name Slim of 112 should be no surprise to any RnB listener. Slim real name, Marvin Scandrick III formed one fourth of multi-platinum selling r ‘n’ b quartet. The Atlanta, Georgia, native, who possesses a unique and distinct, high falsetto voice, has recently traded providing lead vocals for the Grammy nominated collective and opted to embark on a...