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Corpsey
13-05-2016, 03:33 PM
Sadmanbarty has very helpfully compiled a Youtube list of choons in this thread: watch?v=5Msy8GaFIEE&index=1&list=PLUauGzUG35p6KfsG2XWGZCl6msqcU4Fhr

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Msy8GaFIEE

UK Funky meets Trap/Road Rap?

I'm mildly curious as to whether Drake's 'One Dance' will trigger some sort of funky resurgence ala the Grime resurgence, which he didn't cause but certainly helped raise the profile of.

Funky is a bit like grime insofar as it felt like it never blew up as much as it should have, but whereas grime has been going steady in the years nobody (other than the hardcore) cared about it, funky has - to my knowledge - basically died out.

Anyway, thought this was noteworthy for bringing a bit of a road rap vibe to a funky rhythm. TAKE IT OR LEAVE IT.

sadmanbarty
13-05-2016, 04:00 PM
Very nice.

In a strange way it reminds me of this in so far as they both combine UK Funky rhythms with another rhythmic idiom (trap and jungle respectively):

https://youtu.be/H3d7T14GcLY?t=55s

Corpsey
13-05-2016, 04:11 PM
Hah! That's quite good. Funny, the idea of combining jungle breakbeats with a funky rhythm has never occurred to me before.

I think that rhythm, which I don't know the name of, is in vogue atm what with 'tropical house' and all.

3:2 clave rhythm, maybe? Covered extensively in this fascinating post about the genealogy of rhythm linking cuban music, reggae, dancehall and crunk.

http://wayneandwax.com/?p=52

rubberdingyrapids
13-05-2016, 05:04 PM
people have been wondering about a funky comeback for about as long as it started losing its stride.

drake didnt sample it at its original speed though. so if a 'revival' was going to happen, it might end up something like DRAM's cha cha. or reggaeton.

Corpsey
13-05-2016, 05:19 PM
Almost certainly will not happen but I am feeling the funky+MC tracks that aren't just a repetitive chant about a skank (although I'm feeling those tunes too).

I should make it clear that one dance is IMO piss weak compared to do u mind.

Blackdown
14-05-2016, 01:31 PM
Hah! That's quite good. Funny, the idea of combining jungle breakbeats with a funky rhythm has never occurred to me before.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WwcpxmPugoI

;)

It's been cool to hate on Donae'o for a while (the house purists hate what he did to "we belong to the night") and the grime guys didn't take him that seriously but he comes up trumps quite often (and misses too).

I like "My Circle", this is great too, we played it on a recent show:


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hia4Pyw7fuc

Corpsey
14-05-2016, 03:07 PM
He's got some classics although tbf his voice can get old fast

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eHv7ytkWJsg&list=RDeHv7ytkWJsg

This one always

Corpsey
31-05-2016, 11:36 AM
Credit to MURLO for posting this to his twitter:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H3Hf-7S464M

This afrobeat/grime movement is something I can get excited about

Corpsey
31-05-2016, 11:38 AM
DEAR MODS: Can you retitle threads? I can't see how.

Should make this a road rap meets afrobeat/funky thread ting maybe?

Corpsey
31-05-2016, 12:43 PM
https://i.imgflip.com/151pr1.jpg

:D

rubberdingyrapids
31-05-2016, 01:17 PM
road rap meets funky makes me think of funky slowed down, menacing, paranoid, lurching, like funky to glide to in the car, rather than rave to. road rap with some syncopation. just felt i wanted to share :)

Corpsey
31-05-2016, 01:22 PM
It's a good idea IMO. UK trap just sounds like Fisherprice trap to me most of the time. Add an afro-beat to it and it sounds like something else.

rubberdingyrapids
31-05-2016, 01:35 PM
yeah i feel a similar way. but something like ill blu, or lil silva slowed down to road rap tempo would be interesting.

Corpsey
08-06-2016, 09:22 AM
<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Who has some New Funky for us to play?</p>&mdash; iLLBLU (@iLLBLU) <a href="https://twitter.com/iLLBLU/status/740454327433715712">June 8, 2016</a></blockquote>
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Corpsey
10-06-2016, 12:00 AM
Credit to MURLO for posting this to his twitter:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H3Hf-7S464M

This afrobeat/grime movement is something I can get excited about

Tune is NSG - NO JAMO

Don't sleep

Glacial 718
10-06-2016, 01:24 AM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=13Q_rHRfKtw


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SIbSed1PUE4


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kMAaPJEuTm0

👀

very dancehall-esque use of autotune in a lot of these

Corpsey
10-06-2016, 09:30 AM
Nice one Glacial

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c0JClUDu22I

Jaij Hollands ft NSG - PINGA ( Official Explicit video )

Corpsey
29-09-2016, 09:53 AM
http://www.thefader.com/2016/09/26/uk-artists-j-hus-belly-squad-mostack-kojo-funds

In 2016, the most ubiquitous pop hits are equal parts indebted to reggaeton, dancehall, and afropop. Some of our favorite rappers are also singers. One of the year's best albums is made up of rock guitar-driven R&B songs. For better or worse, it’s clear, genre lines everywhere are blurring. It’s happening naturally in one particular scene bubbling up in the U.K.: in cities like London and Birmingham, where residents are uniquely positioned to absorb African, Caribbean, and global black culture all at once, a new crop of artists is instinctively blending dancehall, afropop, hip-hop, grime, and R&B. These nine artists are on a new wave.

Playlist of all the tracks named in the article: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLgtpCf6_hQOkyMSdDaQ_eV0UVMz41LTcR

kwaku
30-09-2016, 03:04 PM
Big fan of most of Moelogo's output.

STP Music are on this side of afrobeats, particularly these two Timbo ones


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=llcGWFWEf3A

kwaku
30-09-2016, 03:05 PM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NUo0P9s2e80

kwaku
30-09-2016, 03:52 PM
http://www.thefader.com/2016/09/26/uk-artists-j-hus-belly-squad-mostack-kojo-funds

In 2016, the most ubiquitous pop hits are equal parts indebted to reggaeton, dancehall, and afropop. Some of our favorite rappers are also singers. One of the year's best albums is made up of rock guitar-driven R&B songs. For better or worse, itís clear, genre lines everywhere are blurring. Itís happening naturally in one particular scene bubbling up in the U.K.: in cities like London and Birmingham, where residents are uniquely positioned to absorb African, Caribbean, and global black culture all at once, a new crop of artists is instinctively blending dancehall, afropop, hip-hop, grime, and R&B. These nine artists are on a new wave.

that needed to be written, thanks for sharing Corpsey

Benny B
01-10-2016, 06:36 PM
need to get back into this stuff really.

Lumi x Naira Marley x Snoop - BTEC BASIC
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UTORBNw5Snk

luka
03-10-2016, 09:16 AM
Like I was saying on the bubbling thread the same thing going on in the Netherlands

luka
03-10-2016, 09:19 AM
Wouldn't be surprised if it's everywhere in Europe with established African populations. The article misses a trick in identifying it as a UK thing

Corpsey
03-10-2016, 10:01 AM
I guess when it comes to vocal-centric music, non-english-speaking countries practically don't exist for a lot of British people (myself included).

Even with afrobeats, I love a lot of those tunes but there is a language barrier which stops me from fully embracing it.

Corpsey
03-10-2016, 10:58 AM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hEURWzWurTo

DJ Eduís UK Afrobeats Cypher with Mista Silva, Sneakbo, Timbo, C Cane, Moelogo, Ike Chuks & Wusu

yyaldrin
03-10-2016, 11:15 AM
I guess when it comes to vocal-centric music, non-english-speaking countries practically don't exist for a lot of British people (myself included).

Even with afrobeats, I love a lot of those tunes but there is a language barrier which stops me from fully embracing it.
Did you try MHD? I hardly get anything but I love it.

Corpsey
03-10-2016, 11:58 AM
https://open.spotify.com/user/11180051859/playlist/6vO5zeM9Hj2kr7ptDhd9vx

Here's a playlist of this stuff which I've opened up to collaboration.

yyaldrin: sorry, what's MHD?

CrowleyHead
03-10-2016, 01:31 PM
*hushed whisper* Its a shame that all of that Fader article fails to identify that the undoubted father of this whole wave is Sneakbo, but we can't talk about him because he went through that terrible sell-out year and also went and snitched apparently so nobody will bother listening to his music anymore.

kwaku
03-10-2016, 03:48 PM
https://open.spotify.com/user/11180051859/playlist/6vO5zeM9Hj2kr7ptDhd9vx

Here's a playlist of this stuff which I've opened up to collaboration.

yyaldrin: sorry, what's MHD?

Parisian rapper making similar bits, had an album out earlier this year


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4OaEf9zeyI8

kwaku
03-10-2016, 03:58 PM
*hushed whisper* Its a shame that all of that Fader article fails to identify that the undoubted father of this whole wave is Sneakbo, but we can't talk about him because he went through that terrible sell-out year and also went and snitched apparently so nobody will bother listening to his music anymore.

Good point, had no idea about the snitch saga. Not sure where this belongs, certainly a lot softer than other bits posted but loved Sneakbo on this.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kPVGq0pvatI

Corpsey
04-10-2016, 09:22 AM
Parisian rapper making similar bits, had an album out earlier this year


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4OaEf9zeyI8

Love this! Thought it must be something obscure then I clocked it has 25 million views.

yyaldrin
04-10-2016, 08:03 PM
Love this! Thought it must be something obscure then I clocked it has 25 million views.

That whole album is amazing. I know they did some concerts and festivals this summer in Holland as well and all of them were enthusiastically received. Which goes against your language barrier theory I think.

luka
04-10-2016, 08:30 PM
Language barrier stuff only applies to English speakers. For some reason.

Corpsey
04-10-2016, 08:58 PM
LoL so true. It struck me visiting Berlin this year how English people just EXPECT ppl from other countries to speak English.

Been listening to a lot of random African dance music on Spotify tonight and it really has a pomp and swagger to it, and all sounds so fresh, especially to European ears, although it is of course drawing so heavily on rap, R&B, pop and dancehall. Hearing all those influences collide with the African melodies and rhythms is exciting.

Corpsey
05-10-2016, 09:03 AM
Totally into that MHD tune now. Thing is it's basically a UK Funky tune in French. Reminds me of

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fPbOvIg9DVM

Interesting thing is that UK Funky could now be seen as the first flowering, over here of Africa's ascent within dance music/western music generally. And though it died over here, there's got to be every chance of it coming back, albeit in an altered form, given these conditions. I've probably already pointed out the bloody obvious re: drake sampling Crazy Cousinz for 'One Dance'.

Already queasily anticipating the white middle class Uni student version of Afrobeat,

Matter of fact I might make it ;)

luka
05-10-2016, 10:04 AM
There's ones on there with over 50 Mil and parochial English writers still trying to frame it as a UK thing. As if London was the only European city with an African population.

Corpsey
05-10-2016, 10:25 AM
There's ones on there with over 50 Mil and parochial English writers still trying to frame it as a UK thing. As if London was the only European city with an African population.

You're right of course.

I'm aware, too, of my shameful disinclination to even draw a distinction between different regions in Africa producing music. Is Afrobeats/Afropop a name that people from African nations have been using, or is that a European/American imposition?

luka
05-10-2016, 10:26 AM
The way I remember it afrobeats was a dj abrantee branding gambit

Corpsey
05-10-2016, 10:30 AM
Didn't realise FACT have done an article about this:

http://www.factmag.com/2016/05/18/afrobeats-uk-dance-abrantee-kwamz-flava-new-age-muzik/

And here's an article from 2012 by ex Dissensite Dan Hancox:

https://www.theguardian.com/music/2012/jan/19/the-rise-of-afrobeats

luka
05-10-2016, 10:30 AM
Not saying London is not a focal point. Just that it's more interesting to situate the sound in the wider diaspora imo

Corpsey
05-10-2016, 10:34 AM
I think ppl like me (white middle class cloistered types) always cotton on to these genres late because, as you say, we're fundamentally parochial. Whereas the African communities wtihin LDN, say, are plugged directly into it through relatives and cultural links. So when it pops up here my type of person thinks 'WOW! LOOK WHAT LONDON'S DONE NOW!'

luka
05-10-2016, 10:49 AM
That Dutch crew I heard in Dam that yyaldrin identified have easily the highest level video girls though. London way behind on that score. Sorry London

rubberdingyrapids
05-10-2016, 10:54 AM
afrobeats def isnt a london thing.

Corpsey
05-10-2016, 10:58 AM
That Dutch crew I heard in Dam that yyaldrin identified have easily the highest level video girls though. London way behind on that score. Sorry London

NSFW but I'll check later

My Dutch experience is almost entirely limited to getting blitzed in Amsterdam but I've always thought of Dutch people as the enlightened beautiful elves to the UKs squalid orc armies.

kwaku
05-10-2016, 04:23 PM
That Dutch crew I heard in Dam that yyaldrin identified have easily the highest level video girls though. London way behind on that score. Sorry London

Lol I was enjoying quite how crap some of the house parties were in the videos from that Fader article. Something kinda charming about their complete lack of gloss / sunshine / hired video girls.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gjTKXSr4vco

Corpsey
06-10-2016, 09:17 AM
Was watching some roadrap videos recently and some of them are so obviously filmed in someone's mum's garden. All with lines about flexing in Bugattis and all that. Is quite endearing.

A second-hand, tatty, bodge-job aesthetic is what all British attempts at replicating American glamour defaults to.

CrowleyHead
17-10-2016, 08:26 PM
<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/CyfwmoGJzNE" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

.

luka
17-10-2016, 09:05 PM
Love it

luka
19-10-2016, 03:07 PM
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luka
19-10-2016, 03:16 PM
just so happy east london has come back to save us from all that dirgey south london stuff. years of joyless south london music.

slackk
20-10-2016, 07:32 AM
Abra is from Tottenham I think

Best radio shows playing this stuff? Can't be arsed doing the research

Corpsey
20-10-2016, 08:04 AM
Not sure about that but the bloke who wrote that FADER article is guesting on my chum Brackles's Radar show on Tuesday.

edit: it might be the bloke who wrote that FACT article that my chum's having on his show... fuck knows

luka
20-10-2016, 08:38 AM
Abra is from Tottenham I think

Best radio shows playing this stuff? Can't be arsed doing the research

He is

sadmanbarty
21-10-2016, 02:10 PM
I know one of the girls in the video.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pkk9oRfhIxs

Benny B
22-10-2016, 09:42 AM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CP93Mo7GpS8

Benny B
22-10-2016, 09:47 AM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8a9lMK83-cI

Benny B
22-10-2016, 10:05 AM
definitely worth checking out this hackney producer's soundcloud, some wonderful beats on here

https://soundcloud.com/steviebbeatz

kwaku
25-10-2016, 11:25 AM
definitely worth checking out this hackney producer's soundcloud, some wonderful beats on here

https://soundcloud.com/steviebbeatz

so good, nice to know who did the premier gaou remix

luka
26-10-2016, 12:26 PM
crept and conan are the pits. ban them. seems afro trap is the name thats going to stick for this stuff.

Corpsey
26-10-2016, 01:06 PM
<iframe src="https://embed.spotify.com/?uri=spotify%3Aalbum%3A2ZZc5qlCbqbA51MXp6YtTz" width="300" height="380" frameborder="0" allowtransparency="true"></iframe>

A lot of this stuff sounds African but not Trap. The British stuff I've heard is more Trappy.

CrowleyHead
26-10-2016, 07:00 PM
The problem is what rap experts know to be actual trap, often gets used as shorthand for say... just stuff with 808 drums now. Its become a weird shorthand for what you should call hiphop, but since people have the perception of different drums or whatever... For whatever reason, they call the trap sound 'drill' a lot of times in road rap, at least in south london, meanwhile it's not really drill???

Weird analogy, there was this gospel song back in the US where the singer was singing over 808 kicks and snares in a sort of rapping voice, and I was surprised how many people called it "garbage trap music" even though we'd associate the trap sound w/ what say the Lex Luger thing. But I guess they don't see it as just rap or whatever.

sadmanbarty
26-10-2016, 07:35 PM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BmRWXHRPZyo

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Iev3U0uymj8

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t5xtnqyUla0

sadmanbarty
26-10-2016, 07:51 PM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D-dRuNKv1Do

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=phWT0cymy3s

Corpsey
27-10-2016, 03:54 PM
Weird analogy, there was this gospel song back in the US where the singer was singing over 808 kicks and snares in a sort of rapping voice, and I was surprised how many people called it "garbage trap music" even though we'd associate the trap sound w/ what say the Lex Luger thing. But I guess they don't see it as just rap or whatever.

Well TBH I never really saw what was so different about drill compared to trap, guess different sort of synths? And obviously all the Chicago slang/accent.

https://www.mixcloud.com/RadarRadioLDN/brackles-w-oyinboy-25th-october-2016/

Here's that show I mentioned before. Mo :fire:

kwaku
28-10-2016, 03:20 PM
Well TBH I never really saw what was so different about drill compared to trap, guess different sort of synths? And obviously all the Chicago slang/accent.

https://www.mixcloud.com/RadarRadioLDN/brackles-w-oyinboy-25th-october-2016/

Here's that show I mentioned before. Mo :fire:

it's well worth checking out Oyinboy's semi-regular show on Balamii for these kinda bits:

https://www.mixcloud.com/balamii/oyinboy-sep-2016/

CrowleyHead
28-10-2016, 03:41 PM
Well TBH I never really saw what was so different about drill compared to trap, guess different sort of synths? And obviously all the Chicago slang/accent.

A big part of it was that once Young Chop became the 'signature sound' which, a lot of what he did was very overtly Luger inspired, then that all kind of got lead astray anyway. But then again, Trap was initially much more sonically diverse than what it became post-Luger.

Drill essentially doesn't really exist anymore in the US though, and neither does that really Luger-style of rap production that we'd call 'trap', so its interesting enough that the terminology and the sound really lives on in the UK, although I maintain that the very Britishness of their production is so apparent to me. An American could never make "4 Door Truck/Skeng Man" as seemingly generic as it is. And now the Afro-beat/Trap vibe is incredibly something that could only exist in England because of how semi-homogenized rap's core community is via the Americanization process whereas Englishization is just not the same process.

Maybe this occurs elsewhere in the world too, but I can only guess about the English speaking world due to limitations of what I can gauge and fuck no am I giving Torontonians any fucking credit.

kwaku
02-11-2016, 11:46 PM
loving this, very much on the mr eazi end of the spectrum. 80k views in 9 days too.

https://soundcloud.com/not3sofficial/not3s-addison-lee-prod-by-malvonthetrack

kwaku
03-11-2016, 12:03 AM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ScNXinDLUrw

Corpsey
12-01-2017, 02:35 PM
Spotify have a playlist dedicated to this stuff now - AFRO BASHMENT:

https://open.spotify.com/user/spotify_uk_/playlist/4JPqkl1ShCzpRsexBvmGiK

sadmanbarty
12-01-2017, 06:56 PM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XkQu6DAlcGc

Corpsey
26-01-2017, 09:58 AM
<iframe width="100%" height="166" scrolling="no" frameborder="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/303793833&amp;color=ff5500&amp;auto_play=false&amp;hide_relate d=false&amp;show_comments=true&amp;show_user=true&amp;show_rep osts=false"></iframe>

SKINTIGHT UK RMX

sadmanbarty
26-01-2017, 11:42 AM
https://soundcloud.com/rxmxl/kojo-funds-warning-leak

sadmanbarty
26-01-2017, 11:52 AM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RGCyq1vJW-A

sadmanbarty
26-01-2017, 11:55 AM
Maybe this has been posted before

https://soundcloud.com/jhus-3/j-hus-free-up

there's also this bubbling-esque version:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=05JvqLtpAnM

sadmanbarty
26-01-2017, 02:44 PM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=exnUspvKjes

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oClAgYp0dBw

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6YLwkMPVCFI

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IIUV8rt4BZI

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yfBebMbpuJc

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0PGVRN9cugQ

sadmanbarty
27-01-2017, 11:19 AM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MOXLF5Z5nYc

sadmanbarty
28-01-2017, 03:55 PM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lMUfg75kZwk

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eFuXz95jRCk

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yaOp0XJCODs

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AmOOU6lCsWg

https://www.beatport.com/track/rather-get-money-original-mix/8854409

sadmanbarty
29-01-2017, 12:29 PM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tel81Vk5HvA

WebEschatology
30-01-2017, 01:09 PM
went to The Den's 2nd anniversary and Big Zeeks E. Mak and them shut the place down:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JdOwgVXa5iI




if you're wondering who Diggy Ustle is that's BMD YES MY MAN BMD WHO DID "North Weezy" and Tinez is the "this is the way i bubble" guy from the same tune

sadmanbarty
30-01-2017, 07:19 PM
Funky indebted rather that afrobeats:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XUrYhhQwxOo

sadmanbarty
01-02-2017, 07:19 PM
Probably pushing it posting it on this thread, but it's got those tresillo snares

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oU6oQ7wkKxE

Corpsey
08-03-2017, 09:50 AM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oJCjLCL9tuo

2 million views in 3 weeks!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3rk6_Ax0mQo

1.2 million views in 2 weeks!

Sadmanbarty - I'm pretty lazy, could you stick all those videos in a youtube playlist?

sadmanbarty
08-03-2017, 12:18 PM
Only cause you're such a sweetheart:

/watch?v=5Msy8GaFIEE&index=1&list=PLUauGzUG35p6KfsG2XWGZCl6msqcU4Fhr

Let me know if there's any you want added or removed. I'll add more when I get home.

luka
13-03-2017, 04:41 PM
Dun D Ft. Sneakbo x Kojo Funds - Badman Remix [MuÖ: http://youtu.be/04hINwP5Ywg

Corpsey
01-04-2017, 02:32 PM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QVYyqeWJ0Yo

this is okay, quite catchy. the 'big news' for me is that it's got 100,000 views in 1 DAY. :confused:

Corpsey
03-04-2017, 10:10 PM
<iframe src="https://embed.spotify.com/?uri=spotify%3Atrack%3A47IGwNRO26XCAlOYkhK1Yv" width="300" height="380" frameborder="0" allowtransparency="true"></iframe>

Hard to feel entirely comfortable with a song that interpolates 'Informer' by Snow but this got me by the end.

trilliam
08-04-2017, 06:40 AM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=53HYdi0hLJI

glasshand
26-04-2017, 01:23 PM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kdqvcd8SHzU&t=149s

sadmanbarty
08-05-2017, 11:18 AM
This channel's full of the stuff:

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCE02bY6i3z_Bj2psJiMt3aw/videos

glasshand
17-05-2017, 08:32 AM
new mostack

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AABcDQOE5h0

Corpsey
17-05-2017, 02:15 PM
Looking like Ewoks in that video. I like the passing of the imaginary rugby ball though. (Marking myself out as a sadposhlad there, eh?)

In case you've been under a rock and have spotify, here's the J HUS album

<iframe src="https://open.spotify.com/embed/album/6fUnZqjU3bwBOZIsQ4kN1Q" width="300" height="380" frameborder="0" allowtransparency="true"></iframe>

Just heard this on Target's 1xtra show podcast

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8aV8HzvPxdY

This one's better though

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0tfvTSfnLK8

Da Beatfreakz - Quavo (feat. Sneakbo, MoeLogo, Afro B & Sona)

Corpsey
17-05-2017, 05:31 PM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ICPp_1SDueM

Of course someone will have posted this already but I'm all for flogging a dead horse when it's by no means dead.

glasshand
18-05-2017, 06:22 PM
(Marking myself out as a sadposhlad there, eh?)



cheer urself up by mastering the jiggy bop

https://twitter.com/realmostack/status/864536207421779969

Corpsey
21-05-2017, 08:02 PM
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http://crackmagazine.net/article/music/afro-b-captured-sound-uk-afrobeats-moves-compilation/

glasshand
14-06-2017, 08:43 AM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3XPdbJEFpug

luka
06-07-2017, 07:26 PM
https://youtu.be/0F5enJ5_GLU

sadmanbarty
13-11-2017, 07:36 PM
This stuff lost my attention a while back (i haven't posted on the thread for 6 months), but this is quite good:

https://soundcloud.com/104foreva/sets/ff-mixtape-vol-1-prod-jb104

A couple of the tracks quite subtly combine afrobashment and uk drill drums.

Corpsey
13-11-2017, 09:12 PM
On topic, P Montana (who DJs on Radar) has a compilation of UK afrobeats out:

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Listened to his show last week on recommendation from Crack magazine's top 50 exciting DJs and it was good.

Corpsey
15-11-2017, 09:04 PM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cFtJs_mQgX4

Montana x Lotto Boyzz - Plantain & Dumplin (2017)

Was this a hit in the summer? Seems a weird time of year to release it.