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Hot New Music

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Semper - Azeez -Harris

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Feed your ears with the latest music releases

Out now: Bright Lights by Tinchy Stryder ft. Pixie Lott

Tinchy Stryder has teamed up with Pixie Lott on his brand new track, Bright Lights. This is the third single to be taken from his fourth full length album out later this year.


Out 5 Mar: Mirrors by Lil Wayne ft. Bruno Mars

Multiple Grammy-winning, multiplatinum hip-hop star Lil Wayne joins forces with fellow US superstar Bruno Mars for his new Young Money/Cash Money single, Mirrors. 


Out 19 Mar: Are You Entertained by Dot Rotten

Dot Rotten is back with ‘Are You Not Entertained?’, his first release in 2012, the year he promises to deliver.


Out 19 Mar: Not a Saint by Lethal Bizzle ft Donae’o

Bizzle’s back with a banging release, Not A Saint sees Donaeo and Bizzle team up again after the smash hit, Go Hard. This track is about a wild night out, I’m hoping it causes riots on the dance floor like Pow – Lethal Bizzle.


Out 19 Mar: Starships by Nicki Minaj

US Superstar Nicki Minaj, releases her new single “Starships” which was produced by multiple Grammy-winning producer, musician, and songwriter, RedOne.


Out 26 Mar: The Wait [remix] by L Marshall ft Sincere and Sneakbo

You may not be familiar with the name L Marshall, but with two top five singles behind him, you’ve definitely heard his music. As a writer, L created Loick Essien’s number two smash How We Roll and is also the vocalist on Wretch 32’s number five hit Traktor. Now L Marshall is ready to take centre stage. 


Out 2 Apr: Level up by Sway

Sway returns in style with his new single Level Up which combines Flux Pavilion’s speakers and dubstep production with his usual lyrical word-play. Kelsey McHugh joins Sway with her soulful vocals on the hook.


One to watch: Smiler

Set to establish himself as one of this year’s most vital new talents, south London rapper Smiler released his first single ‘Delorean’ as a free download last month. The track features on his latest mixtape ‘All I Know’ also out now. The mixtape also features further guests in the shape of Crafty and Bigz.

Info: www.smilermusic.com 


One to watch: Benny Banks

Just signed to 679 Records (Plan B & The Streets) 2012 has already got off to a flying start for the young charismatic rapper Benny Banks.  His single Bada Bing is out now.

Info: www.bennybanks.com  


One to Watch: X Project 

Sierra Leonean / Nigerian music group X Project, the group behind hit singles Lori le, Ayemi and Tumba Dance are back. The successful band who have had a number of award nominations have been busy regrouping and prepping their next move. Formerly a trio – Slez, Saal, and Majeed, Majeed [Nigerian] has left the group, leaving Saal and Slez(Sierra Leonean). Everyone wants to know if X Project can rise again from the dust of oblivion. Check out their comeback single Black Diamond produced by Silva Stone Beats and directed by Godfather on YouTube to judge for yourself.