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New release: D Double E x Gorgon City – ‘Hear That’

The Newham Generals founder D Double E was once labelled by Skepta as ‘the greatest MC of all time’. He’s collaborated with the likes of Wiley and Skepta and is said to have influenced Dizzee Rascal to start MCing. The collaboration should excite fans as Gorgon City is one of the UK’s finest dance music exports, they have sold in...

Albatross brings – Desperate Times Best Forgotten

Metaphors using the albatross (in literature) as a signifier of human endeavour and endurance abound so the fact that Adam Stockdale uses that as his moniker already evokes ideas of a musician who has taken a long arduous journey and come out successful. However maybe marathon flights across the sea do not necessarily fit the man but his debut album...

Lady Lykez – Rosa Parks

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Following on from the controversial, in-your-face and notable release of I Love my Butt that gained Lady Lykez major attention, including over half a million YouTube hits on the video and national radio playlists; the confident, edgy and talented rapper is back to present her skill, as a cultured lyricist, on brand new track, Rosa Parks.  “Rosa Parks is a...

Wrath of the Titans

A decade after his heroic defeat of the monstrous Kraken, Perseus is attempting to live a quieter life as a village fisherman and the sole parent to his 10-year-old son, Helius. Meanwhile, a struggle for supremacy rages between the gods and the Titans. Dangerously weakened by humanity's lack of devotion, the gods are losing control of the imprisoned Titans...

Danso – Bring Me Down Ft Klayz & Miss Angel

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South London rapper Danso returns with a gritty determination for the UK Rap game. Offering an edgy style and charismatic flow, Danso waxes lyrical on ‘Bring Me Down’, a dance and heavy bass-line enthused track, smoothed over by Miss Angel’s angelic hook which compliments the hard hitting Rap verses from Danso and feature artist Klayz.  With a video set on...

Review: Fela

A vivid scene of wooden sculptures, political slogans and Yoruba words all vibrating to the sound of a hypnotic jazz band is the greeting you’ll be confronted with stepping into the National Theatre.It’s not the usual destination for vivid musicals you have now entered the Shrine; concert hall and home of Nigerian political activist and pioneer of afrobeat, Fela...

Dionne Bromfield teams up with Mz Bratt

What do you get when you put one of the most exciting female soul singers with a lady known as the Queen of Grime? Well, here’s the answer…. Two of the UK’s hottest female talents Dionne Bromfield and Mz Bratt have teamed up to provide the leading single, ‘Ouch’ for the new British horror flick 'Demons Never Die'. Dionne, the...

Throwback Thursdays: Usher – U Make Me Wanna

In 1997, a fresh faced Usher burst back onto the scene with the leading single from his second album, My Way. Written by himself and Jermaine Dupri, it became his biggest hit in the UK, peaking at number 1. From that moment on, we couldn’t get enough of his seductive voice, cheeky grin and amazing dance moves.

Guvna B presents the Living Room Tour

The Living Room Tour is a nationwide tour commencing in December 2011 headlined by MOBO Award-Winning Artist, Guvna B. Known for raising the bar and standard of UK Gospel music he is about to embark on a journey that will change the face of music, concerts and entertainment all together. The Living Room Tour is a unique tour where his...

Experimental Artist Damaso Lear showcases his album Arrival

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Damaso Lear brings us an experimental album, Arrival which was released in July last year. His collection of tracks are an ode to electronic music with an edgy twist that sets them apart from other genres of music. Damaso is a completely DIY artist by trying his hand at writing, recording, producing and mastering for this first project. He wanted...

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...

S Club 7’s Bradley McIntosh

They shot to overnight superstardom with their string of catchy hits, including ‘Bring It All Back’ and ‘Never Had A Dream Come True’. Over the five years they were together S Club 7 sold over seventeen million albums, released eleven singles four of which went straight to number one, and if that wasn’t enough they even had their own...

Indie Collective ‘Starglass’ Release Newest Single ‘Sharp’

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Indie collective Starglass has recently released their newest single Sharp, written about the best moments in life, filled with adrenaline and exhilaration. With a wealth of experience playing in bands throughout his life, lead band member and singer-songwriter John Hunt began to develop songwriting through individual music projects after leaving his last band.Their newest track Sharp, written by John himself came about as a passing thought...

Australian MC Nardean Releases Quirky New Single “Nothing Matters”

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Hailing from Sydney, Egyptian-Australian MC Nardean blends science and spirituality in her light hearted yet thought-provoking new single “Nothing Matters.” Nardean’s signature writing style is all over this song. Grinding the line between music and poetry, she jumps from rapping to speaking to singing effortlessly, all while giving you a science lesson.It’s as if Neil deGrasse Tyson and Lauryn Hill...

‘Andrew Ripper’ Releases His New Single ‘Jack and Rose’

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The Dancehall sensation Andrew Ripper presents his brand new single Jack and Rose’. Although Jack and Rose is a song full of emotion, it still manages to create that feel good feeling. Born and raised in Zambia Andrew Ripper moved to Norway at the age of 15 where he is now based permanently. However, the now 27-year-old still takes regular trips back to Zambia and his roots play...

WIN – Cinema tickets to see Why Did I Get Married Too?

To celebrate the release of Tyler Perry’s Why Did I Get Married Too? We’ve teamed up with Odeon cinemas, to giveaway a pair of tickets for you and a friend to go see the movie.Genre - Drama, ComedyCast - Tyler Perry as Terry, Janet Jackson as Patricia, and Jill Scott as Sheila.Trust is like a car engine. If you...

One-on-one with Fugative

He wrote his first song at just seven years old. Now 16, Fugative has been writing and producing his own material for nearly ten years. With new single Crush out in May on Hard2Beat Records, Fugative – real-name Harry Byart – took time out from his busy schedule to chat to Flavour about Motown, Marvin Gaye, and why he’s...

Black Fatherhood in the 21st Century

Check out this video which features various community leaders and successful black african men, including Sir Trevor McDonald OBE, actor/playwrite Kwame Kwei-Armah, Kidulthood star Femi Oyeniran and the rapper, and current UK chart-topper, Tinie Tempah.Today (Monday, 15th March), David Lammy addresses an audience of policy makers, charities and journalists about the cultural and legislative changes that need to take...

Aaliyah- Still Heartbreaking Ten Years On

Thursday marks the 10th anniversary of rnb singer, Aaliyah so this week Flavour magazine is celebrating her life and musical genius.BiographyThe young singer, born Aaliyah Dana Haughton first spotted when she was 10 on the American TV show Star Search and was signed by record label Jive Records by the age of 12.In her early career she was mentored...

J Warner talks about his new EP Est. 1990.

Last week we sat down with emerging, rising singer/songwriter, J Warner, to chat about his debut EP Est. 1990, working with the likes of Wretch 32 and Tinie Tempah and his publishing deal with Disturbing London. Releasing his debut EP “Est.1990”, exclusively via tastemaker platform Earmilk, the young singer/songwriter has proved his worth as one-to-watch in the UK music scene....

Watch Jessica Agombars new video for Pree’in!

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As we wait for Jessica Agombar's upcoming Ep which is due out in July, she has given a taste of what is to come with her new song 'Pree'in'.We already featured Jessica Agombar in our ones to watch for 2015, we are delighted to see the release of her new video Pree'in! Being very quick witted with her words complimented...

‘Brothers with no Game’ to Launch Web Series on June 11th

Set in London, ‘Brothers With No Game - The Web Series’ follows the social and romantic lives of four friends facing a ‘quarter-life crisis’. The 20-somethings come to terms with the responsibilities and dilemmas that revolve around work, family, friendships and most notably, women. Their distinctive personalities and ever-changing love lives are paralleled with a strong friendship and one common, trait...they...

Introducing: Natalie La Rose and her debut single Somebody featuring Jerimih.

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Introducing Natalie La Rose and her debut single Somebody featuring Jerimih which is how do we say…..HUGE? The Amsterdam native is the freshest female name to add to the urban genre bringing her gorgeous looks and vocals on her hugely popular debut single. Facts are you may already know her. Natalie La Rose has been a regular vocalist for the global...

Somatic Moon are set to release their latest single Sober

New York-based band Somatic Moon are set to release their latest single titled 'Sober'. From the 20th of December, the song will be available on all major digital platforms. Sober is a heart-wrenching track written about a long battle with addiction. The story of one of Somatic Moon's own members let us into a personal struggle that is certain to resonate with many others. The track...

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan at World Premiere of ‘Raavan’,

The Red Carpet was rolled out to welcome Indian cinema royalty and off-screen couple, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Abhishek Bachchan, as they brought the height of glamour to London’s cultural hotspot, BFI, Southbank, London SE1 on Wednesday 16th June 2010 at the World Premiere of ‘Raavan’, a darkly intense film that invites audiences into a new world order. The...

Vanquish release new single ‘Damn’ @vanquishgirls @laurenflavour_x

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Here is the lyric video for upcoming group Vanquish 'Damn', it's a love story in it's self and set for release on the 16th February, no video for the song yet but knowing those crazy four girls, it will be incredible and will show off their amazing talents and dance routines.Really like these girls and they have already caused a...

Daddy Yankee brings Latin flavour to UK

Latin superstar Daddy Yankee - responsible for the worldwide smash hit ‘Gasonlina’ – will perform his exclusive first ever UK show at the O2 Brixton Academy on October 7th 2010.With four chart-topping albums to his name and more than eight million albums sold, the top-selling Latin artist of the decade has pioneered the Reggaeton sound, bringing the Latin flavour...

Watch: Mikel Ameen – World Changers Official Video @mikelameen

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Mikel Ameen, brother to our former flavourmag cover star Aml Ameen, has released his new video World Changers. Mikel says "World Changer - my title, my buzzword, the statement I live by has now got an official music video, which I feel visually and sonically represents my entire message as an artist. I am very proud of this video and...

Lebara Mobile UK Asian Music Awards

The Lebara Mobile UK Asian Music Awards moves to Wembley for its ten year anniversary.The Lebara Mobile UK Asian Music Awards (UK AMA) 2012 launched on Tuesday night announcing plans to host its 10th Anniversary show at London’s Wembley Arena on the 22nd of March 2012.At a glitzy launch party held at Merah in central London, The UK...

Interview: Lord-Jammer-Arise!

Interviewing Jammer - proved the old saying that 'you should be careful before you judge a book by its cover.' I was not sure about Jammer particularly with that whole Snakeyman affair he seemed to be tearing shreds out of him, but aside from learning it was all banter with lines like: “I hate brokenness, I don’t like it...