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Watch: Complex releases Graffiti documentary “No Free Walls”

No Free Walls - Complex Documentary

Complex News releases an original film, No Free Walls. The 30-minute documentary is an in-depth look at the renowned Bushwick Collective art project, its founder and curator Joseph Ficalora, and the rapidly changing landscape of their Brooklyn home base. The son of Italian immigrants, Ficalora grew up in Bushwick, a neighborhood once ravaged by drugs, neglect and violence. At the …

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Music News: Mercury prize 2016 goes to Skepta’s “Konnichiwa”

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“Thank you to everybody who was there for me when I was going through depressed times. I don’t know man, I’m so thankful … With no record label we just travelled the world…..Kano did this for us and the love is there. Kano, love you for life man,” Skepta Skepta has won this year’s Mercury Prize 2016 that celebrates grime’s …

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Watch: Zeo Zeonardo drops the visual for “My Face”

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Representing the Midlands, Zeo Zeonardo is a multi-dimensional talent. His Wolverhampton twang combines with a surge of electric flows as his lyrics burn off his tongue, and brand new release ‘My Face’ demonstrates exactly how he does it. The heavy bassline creates the perfect foundation for his punchy bars, where he drills home the hook. Self-produced, Zeo is the man …

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New Music: R&B/Soul star Tora Kamanja – “Shower Song”

Tora Kamanja - Shower Song

Shower Song, the debut from Saudi born Tora Kamanja, is an infectious summer melody. A tale of love and sunshine, Shower Song is the perfect introduction to 23-year-old Tora who mixes a reggae flavour with some killer guitar licks. Splitting time between Saudi Arabia, Barcelona and London, Tora’s music is internationally versed in unanimous sentiments that cross borders and languages. …

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Watch: Kano makes the Live Lounge his Manor!

Kano - 1Xtra Live Lounge = 12 September 2016

In the BBC 1Xtra Live Lounge yesterday Kano began his performance with “T-Shirt Weather In The Manor” and “A Roadman Hymn” from his album ‘Made In The Manor’. Then in pure Kano style he made the Live lounge his manor with what’s sure to become a classic Live Lounge session by re-imagining the Nas and Lauren Hill‘ classic ‘If I …

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New Music: Soul II Soul – ‘Origins’ 12″ Deluxe Vinyl Boxset

Soul II Soul , Jazzie B - 'Origins' 12" Deluxe Vinyl Boxset

Soul II Soul, as we all know their contribution to the British soul scene, and music scene in general has been and continues to be immense. August 10th 2016 is a vitally important day in the history of Soul II Soul. After celebrating Trevor Nelson’s 20th anniversary at the BBC on 1Xtra with a special Live Lounge featuring Back To …

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