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Mumzy Stranger Reinventing rapping Bangladeshi-style

Mumzy Stranger is not you’re average rapper, born into a strict Bangladeshi family a career in music wasn’t exactly what was expected of him. But growing up in east London in the late 90’s meant being surrounded by scores of young wannabe MCs trying to make it big on the up-and-coming garage scene.With a style that can only be...

All female group IV Rox refix Krept and Konan’s Freak Of The Week

Ok this is not a new thing where tracks that seem to lean heavily to a particular gender are then refixed by the opposite gender to add some parity. So with that Krept n Konan’s Freak Of The Week gets a female makeover by the all girl outfit IV Rox. Their debut ep Imperfection which featured acts like Ghetts  reached number...

Living Faith Worship group releases latest single ‘Holy are You Lord’

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Written to capture the essence of feeling close to God, 'Holy are You Lord' is the latest release from Australian Living Faith Worship. With the aim of sharing how to usher in the tangible presence of the Holy Spirit, Living Faith Worship express a prophetic voice that music and faith enable. With reverent harmonies and a powerful vocal delivery from...

Phil MC Presents His New Single It’s Christmas

Phil MC Presents His New Single It’s Christmas

Taking influence from great pop artists like Bruno Mars and Katy Perry, Phil MC releases his festive single It’s Christmas. The catchy repetition of the song builds Christmas spirit and tries to connect everyone who is feeling festive through its simplicity. Not only does Phil MC write all his own music, but he also plays every instrument on the tack and records it all himself....

Getting to know Sydney Soul/Funk artist Joel Sena

In grade 6 Joel Sena picked up the saxophone and quickly became comfortable with the instrument. Since then he’s been performing and producing music fusing soul, jazz and hip hop. Drawing inspirations from Prince and Robert Glasper Joel recently released a sax soul tune dubbed ‘Grindin’ featuring Phoebe Day. His upcoming EP recording features two of Australia’s most prominent musicians –...

Naughty by Nature: The Anthem Kings

Naughty by Nature are back: Treach, Vin Rock and Kay Gee finally return with a new album Anthems Inc which promises to see Naughty by Nature dropping track after track of big bangers. Of course this return will be filled with loads of “can they do it” again? After all, the hip-hop game has changed somewhat since they burst...

Kissing Frogs: GI Joe – The Chiselled Time Waster

Every Fortnight, Zowie Edwards brings you have tales from the Urban Dating Jungle.Let me impart right now, before I even tell this story, a very useful nugget of wisdom for you, Flavour readers. It’s something my Mum said to me once, actually: “If you do what you’ve always done, you’ll get what you’ve always got”. Common sense, non? One...

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 portray....

Exclusive Interview: Riva Taylor talks Sam Smith, New Music & Top Tips

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Riva Taylor is back with new single 'This Woman's Heart'.Having found success at a very young age after becoming the youngest artist ever signed to EMI Records, London-via-Los Angeles singer-songwriter Riva Taylor is no stranger to the ups and downs of today’s music industry. I chatted to Riva about her latest offering ‘This Woman’s Heart’ and her top tips for...

Exclusive Interview: State Champs talk touring, 5SOS and embarrassing moments.

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I sat down with Derek and Tyler from State Champs at their London show at the Kentish Town Forum to talk about their new album ‘Around the world and back’. If you don’t know who State Champs are, you’ve definitely being hiding under a rock. State Champs are a Pop-punk band from America smashing the UK and are ready to...

Zalon Thompson releases charity tribute single for Amy Winehouse

Zalon Thompson was a former backing singer for the late Amy Winehouse. She signed him as an artist to her Lioness label, featured him on her Back to Black deluxe album as well as encouraging him to perform his solo work during her live sets. The song 'You Let Me Breath' is Zalon’s emotional tribute to Amy. He says: “It was...

Australian Pop Singer Seryna Jane Lures Us with her debut single ‘Haunt Me’

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Emerging pop singer Seryna Jane lures us with her debut single that will leave your heart lingering for more dubbed ‘Haunt Me.’ The single is Seryna Jane's debut single from her upcoming EP ‘August Calling.’ Seryna said “After years and years of fear and excuses and needing to just grow up, I'm comfortable in my own skin and my own...

Mumzy Stranger – Fly With Me

East London singer and rapper, Mumzy Stranger unleashes his debut single Fly With Me on 10th October. In an era where urban blends into pop, it’s refreshing to hear a new Asian sound from a distinctively new voice.Impossible to box in a specific genre, Fly With Me draws influences from dance music combined with smooth R&B vocals and a...

Sevyn Streeter drops new track “Dont Kill The Fun” featuring Breezy!

The RnB songstress has been teasing fans, via instagram, with a count down to her new music over the last fee days but surprised us all with an earlier release than planned. Over the weekend Sevyn dropped her new track "Dont Kill The Fun" which features Chris Brown and it is right on point! http://youtu.be/8-8OJ9hQIkIThe 28 year old sings about...

Dizzee Rascal leading search for Column Idol

Have your very own column printed in The Sun newspaper!Media Trust and The Sun have launched a quest across the country to find undiscovered talent. With the support of rapper Dizzee Rascal and singer-songwriter Diana Vickers the hunt to find Column Idol 2010 has begun. The competition gives 16-21 year olds who have strong opinions and something to shout about,...

South African Hip Hop Artist Da Les Drops Newest Single ‘Popular Demand’

South Africa’s golden boy, and Hip Hop veteran ‘The North God’ releases new single titled “Popular Demand”. With over ten years in the African entertainment business and a wealth of hit singles under his belt “Popular Demand” is on track for huge success South African Hip Hop artist Da-Les formally known as Leslie Jonathan comes from a line of heavy...

Welcome to the world of Chris Ramsey

Chris Ramsey is one of the most exciting comedians to appear on the comedy circuit in recent years. We caught up with the man with the best hair in comedy to discuss amongst other thing his new Edinburgh comedy award nominated Offermation tour. You easily have the best hair in comedy today was that a conscious decision?Definitely. I compiled a...

Jhené Aiko Releases New Track ‘Maniac’

Talented singer-songwriter Jhené Aiko releases her new track ‘Maniac’. The track was premiered yesterday by MistaJam and is available to stream across all DSP’s.‘Maniac’ produced by Fisticuffs is a certified hit with Jhené’s sultry, smooth vocals layered over a hard beat.'I'm sort of like a maniac, and I can't get out of it' Jhené recently joined forces with Big Sean for...

Taylor Swift richest celeb under 30

Forbes has announced that Taylor swift is the richest celebrity under 30, toping the overall top ten, by earning $57 million (£37 million)in the last year.Justin Bieber and Rihanna were also included in the top ten of Forbes annual top ten list of the richest celebrities under 30 years old.The majority of which are female, involved in music, and...

5 Reasons we’re tipping Hobbie Stuart to blow up in 2014 @hobbiestuart

1. It's always a great start when you discover a singer who can actually sing, no but seriously we adore Hobbie's soft sound and he always puts his own spin on his musical covers, in fact Hobbie first came to light because of his enigmatic Youtube videos explaining "I didn’t think I’d get this much attention."2. Speaking of attention,...

PDC Founder Releases Documentary

PDC founder and South London’s most respected lyricist Jaj Soze has brought a new documentary to YouTube, causing controversy on the net and the streets. http://www.youtube.com/v/wmU5rqR4OGs?version=3&hl=en_GBJaja hooked up with Can Antony to bring us three videos which discuss the rappers life in Brixton, his views on the police and a very honest and open look at life in the music...

Iggy Azalea Drops Her New Album RECLASSIFIED

I am not saying Iggy Azalea is the fittest femcee in the world but all this chat about her being a man -it's all hate I tell ya HATEEEEEEE! Now in terms of of lyrical talent I have to say there are a swathe of femcees out there who will positively destroy Iggy Azalea like an alien species coming to...

Exclusive Interview: Jessarae

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I sat down with Jessarae backstage at the 3Arena in Dublin and talked about his upcoming tour. Jessarae is a singer-songwriter from California taking the UK by Storm. Jessarae recently toured with 5 Seconds of Summer and will embark on his own headline tour in July.How did you get started in music?J- I’ve always loved music, my mum used to...

ily tbg releases debut album ‘Expose’

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Written over the course of the last few years, 'Expose' is the collection of songs that makes up the debut album of ily tbg. Although written in the past, the songs on the album were reimagined and recreated in the present, showing off the versatility of ily tbg. Creating all of the instrumentation, beats and video clips, ily tbg is...

Interview: GoldFord on creating music in isolation

Back with his brand new single ‘Ride The Storm’, Goldford continues to build that ever-growing connection with fans. With us all experiencing the unpleasantness of quarantine, GoldFord used isolation to create a meaningful body of new songs, with no outside distractions or interruptions.He later took those songs into a Los Angeles studio with just two collaborators, the Grammy-nominated production duo Likeminds (John...

My Lyrical Love Story

An 80s baby by name, an 80s baby by nature, I grew up listening to the eclectic sounds of Xscape, Bob Marley, Chaka Demus and Pliers and Spandau Ballet? These sounds were some of the first to penetrate my ears, educate my mind and move my body, beginning to form the basis of what is now one of my...

Melbourne’s brand new hip hop artist TwelveAM is releasing his incredible debut EP ‘Own’

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Melbourne based up and coming hip hop artist TwelveAM is set to release his debut EP ‘Own’ this month on the 23rd of October, ‘Own’ will include eight smooth tracks that will push the boundaries of the next generation of hip-hop in Australia with his unique sound and flow. This debut EP features a solid lineup of up-coming producers that...

Krave: the new girl group out of Atlanta

Every so often, a new girl band bursts onto the music scene claiming to be the next best thing since Destiny’s Child, however Chanel, Jazzy and Shan Q who make up Upfront Megatainment’s latest signing, KRAVE could really be just that if not more.Not only do they possess a unique style and amazing, genuine personas, these girls are extremely...

M.O release brand spanking new EP ‘Good Friends’

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MO are the UK girl group that we should be showering with superlatives. While previous girl groups from the UK must have had an impact on this trio there is something definitely different about the London based group M.O.Mo's latest single, Good Friends produced by Bless Beats (the title track for their forthcoming EP) is total 90’s energy-kind of makes...

Do you want to be Miss Flavour 2010? Prizes, tips and updates

Hi, How are you? Thank you for entering Miss Flavour 2010? This years competition looks extremely stiff and we are looking forward to seeing who will be in the grand finals this year that will be held on November 3rd at Cafe de Paris. Currently Jade Saleh is at the top of the votes with a fantastic 87. Well done Jade. Just to...