Sunday, 31 October 2010

Gold Panda - Snow & Taxis

LOVE. THIS!

"Snow & Taxis" is taken from Golden Panda's new album Lucky Shiner and is available to download now from iTunes and Amazon.co.uk.

Alesha Dixon - Radio feat. Wiley

This is the music Alesha should be making! Good to hear her alongside Wiley, guess this is in return for her feature on Roll Deep's new single "Take Control" (which is out today on iTunes). And for what it's worth "Radio" is better than "Drummer Boy" ever was.

"Radio" is released on iTunes on November 28th..

IZ - Somewhere Over The Rainbow (Nillow Dubstep Remix)

Israel "IZ" Kaʻanoʻi Kamakawiwoʻole covered Eva Cassidy's classic, "Over The Rainbow" and did a great job - watch the video for yourself on YouTube. Nillow remixed IZ's version and it's well worth a listen!

FREE DOWNLOAD: IZ - Somewhere Over The Rainbow (Nillow Dubstep Remix)

The Black Eyed Peas - The Time (The Dirty Bit)

A song heavily influenced by Bill Medley and Jennifer Warnes' ladies favourite, "Time Of My Life". "The Time (The Dirty Bit)" is the first single from The Black Eyed Peas' forthcoming album, The Beginning and I expect this to smash the UK music charts to bits. Remember that I said it.

Nicki Minaj – Roman’s Revenge feat. Eminem

LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 12: Rapper Nicki Minaj poses in the press room during the MTV Video Music Awards at NOKIA Theatre L.A. LIVE on September 12, 2010 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)
Nicki and Eminem having fun over Swizz Beatz's production. That's all "Roman’s Revenge" is, nothing more nothing less. Expect this to appear on Nicki's debut album Pink Friday.

Goldielocks - Magic Carpet (Video)

Here's something new from Goldielocks, produced by her and Supercut. Expect a December release date for "Magic Carpet".

Saturday, 30 October 2010

Argos Ad (Video)

A funny ad that I saw and just had to share. Enjoy.

Talib Kweli - 1st Time feat Consequence

NEW YORK - OCTOBER 27:  Rapper Talib Kweli attends the album release party for Q-Tip's 'The Renaissance' hosted by Target at the Bowery Hotel on October 27, 2008 in New York City.  (Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images)
Love the Marvin Gaye sample, love Kweli's music and it's always a treat when he comes up with something new.

Diddy-Dirty Money - Loving You No More feat. Drake (HD Video)

A depressed looking Diddy brings you his new video featuring Dirty Money and Drake.

Kanye West ft. Pete Rock, Jay-Z, Charlie Wilson, Curtis Mayfield & Kid Cudi – The Joy

WOW. What a line up for this week's G.O.O.D. Friday song from Kanye West. Pete Rock and Kanye on the same song - woah! Even better still the beat is CRAZY.

FREE DOWNLOAD: Kanye West ft. Pete Rock, Jay-Z, Charlie Wilson, Curtis Mayfield & Kid Cudi – The Joy

Friday, 29 October 2010

Taimane Gardner - The MAKA Sessions (HD Video)

In no way am I an expert in ukulele's, but I know good music when I hear it. Don't know much about Taimane Gardner, but I do know that I want to hear more form her..

Robyn - Indestructible (HD Video)

You've gotta admire what Robyn did this year - release 3 albums in the space of a year! "Indestructible" is the last sigle that Robyn will release from her Body Talk Trilogy and it gets the approval from me. Video directed by Nils Ljunggren and Max Vitali.

"Indestructible" is available to download now from Amazon.co.uk (Album version) and iTunes (Acoustic version)

Katy Perry - Firework (HD Video)

Great-just what we needed, another song by the name of Fireworks. Add this to the list along with Drake's version and Kelis's version.

"Firework" is available to download now from iTunes and Amazon.co.uk

Katy B - Lights On feat. Ms. Dynamite (HD Video)

This is more like old school Garage rather than what I expected it to be, which was Dubstep. On another note looks like Ms Dynamite's making a comeback-the accents so not necessary though. "Lights On" was produced by Geeneus.

Thursday, 28 October 2010

Joe Budden - Follow My Lead (Video)

One of the best tracks from Joe Budden's Mood Muzik 4 mixtape. Shame that Joell Ortiz's verse didn't make it for the video though. Video directed by Walu.

Wednesday, 27 October 2010

Will.i.am & Nicki Minaj - Check It Out (HD Video)

The break at the end is kinda cool but besides that its all hype and no substance. This aint nothing but out an out and out pop song. 

"Check It out" is released on 28th October on Amazon.co.uk and 31st October on iTunes

Jah Cure feat. Rick Ross & Mavado – Like I See It

Bet you never saw this one coming! Rick Ross, Mavado and Jah Cure linking up for a collaboration. Further proof, as if it was needed, of Rick Ross's far reaching appeal.

Tuesday, 26 October 2010

Diplo feat. Lil Jon - U Don't Like Me (Video)

Yes that is President Obama, Colin Powell and Lisa Palin acting as cheer leaders while Lil Jon KO's Diplo! "U Don't Like Me" is a crazy song with an equally mad video. It's the first one I recall seeing where the artists beat each other up and shoot one another! Funniest thing is that the video features the Diplo from the Blackberry ads.

"U Don't Like Me" is available to download now from iTunes and Amazon.co.uk.


Common, Jennifer Hudson, Lupe Fiasco & No I.D. – We Can Do It Now

NEW YORK - APRIL 17: Rapper Common attends the National Game at the 2010 Jordan Brand classic at Madison Square Garden on April 17, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images for Jordan Brand Classic)
Chicago natives; Common, Jennifer Hudson, Lupe Fiasco and No I.D. collaborated on a track for some Basketball thing. Think the song's for their one of their city's Basketball teams (not the Bulls). All I know is No I.D. is a beast when it comes to beats, simples.

FREE DOWNLOAD: Common, Jennifer Hudson, Lupe Fiasco & No I.D. – We Can Do It Now

Monday, 25 October 2010

Swizz Beatz feat. Estelle – DJ Play The Beat

Even if it does sound a little like T.I.'s "Swing Ya Rag", you gotta admit the beat is crazy.

You know when someone's doing something well, because others jump on the band wagon. That someone is Kanye and there's an ever growing list of artists mimicking his G.O.O.D. Friday initiative. The first that's worth taking note of is Swizz Beatz's 'Monster Mondays'.



Devlin - SB.TV F64 #2 (HD Video)

You gotta love this, Devlin goes in on his second A64 for SB.TV. Been waiting for Bud Sweat and Beers for  a while now, just hope it doesn't let me down like some Grime albums this year have.

Sunday, 24 October 2010

Jay Sean - Your Love (Acoustic) Video

Jay Sean was back in the UK this week for the MOBO's and dropped by the BBC Live lounge for a performance. He gave an acoustic performance of fellow Yong Money label mate, Nicki Minaj's "Your Love". It's almost better than the original.

KanYe West - "Runaway" Film (Full Uncensored HD Video)

So there's the "Runaway" video which you can watch below:

And there's the uncensored full length version of Kanye West's "Runaway" film below, enjoy!

Saturday, 23 October 2010

Wiley & MJ Cole - From The Drop (Video)

Still love this collaboration and love what came out of it. "From The Drop" is BIG! Shame that it's another video that Wiley didn't turn up for, but it seems they're the ones that do best commercially-see "Wearing My Rolex" and "Be Your Woman" for further proof. Video directed by Arthur Chance.

Apparently this is his next single, no word on a release date yet though..

Joe Budden – Mood Muzik 4: A Turn 4 The Worst (Mixtape)

Been waiting for this since Mood Muzik 3. I know some of you may not be familiar with Budden or the fact that he is infact a heavy lyricist-to those people I direct you to his BET Freestyle with Eminem and Nicki Minaj.


Cheryl Cole feat Dizzee Rascal - Everyone

46277, LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - Saturday October 16 2010. Cheryl Cole carrying her red Prada bag as she leaves London's Fountain Studios following Saturday's night's heroes-themed episode of The X Factor . Photograph: PacificCoastNews.com
Who would have thought that Dizzee would ever be collaborating with Cheryl Cole! Well it's happened folks. At least it's better than his song with Shakira..

Kanye West - Don't Look Down feat Mos Def, Lupe Fiasco & Big Sean

This week's G.O.O.D. Friday song courtesy of Mr West. Don't know what his excuse is for being late this week-when he's in London. This should have dropped 11 hours ago! Much prefer the Mos Def on this track to the Mos Def on "Lord, Lord, Lord".

Check back here tomorrow, as I'm gonna have more  G.O.O.D. music for you..

Tinchy Stryder feat Giggs, Tinie Tempah, Proffesor Green & Devlin - Game Over (Live at MOBO Awards 2010) HD Video

Gotta love what Tinchy did at the MOBO Awards 2010. For all the hating that goes on from people complaining that he went soft and sold out by making commercial music. This is something to silence the haters for a while. Couldn't believe it when I saw Giggs walk out, that was moesh.



According to Tinchy Stryder this isn't even the full line up, so I'm assuming the final version of the song will have more artists on it. Would be good to hear Tinchy alongside Wiley and Dizzee again, they're two people that should definitely be on it. I won't complain if Maxsta's on it either.

Thursday, 21 October 2010

B Live feat. Skepta, Newham Generals & Spyda - Modern Warfare 2 (Video)

It took a while but it's finally here; B Live's video to the Modern Warfare Remix. I still prefer the original but hey, whatever floats your boat.Video directed by Mr G.

"Modern Warfare 2" is available to download now from iTunes and Amazon.co.uk

J Period & Black Thought - The Live Mixtape: Illadelph Edition (Mixtape)

Hands down one of the best emcees in the game, Black Thought of The Legendary Roots Crew, has a new mixtape out with J Period. The Live Mixtape: Illadelph Edition contains live remixes by J Period and Black Thought going in over new and classic cuts. An essential for any Roots fan.

FREE DOWNLOAD: J Period & Black Thought - The Live Mixtape: Illadelph Edition (Mixtape)

Wednesday, 20 October 2010

Example - Two Lives (Video)

Must have been a Sunday when Example shot the video for "Two Lives" because rather than wait for the train he  walks through the hole video. When the train does come Example's not at the station-such is life!

"Two Lives" is taken from Example's new album Won't Go Quietly and is available to download now from iTunes and Amazon.co.uk

Rihanna - Who's That Chick (Video)

Sounds like a million songs I've heard before, but here it is Rihanna's new single "Who's That Chick". I couldn't even watch the video all the way through...

Tuesday, 19 October 2010

MOPP. - Dream About You - (HD Video)

I expected this to be Dubstep, the lead up to drop felt like it would be. It wasn't but someone needs to do a Dubstep remix of this sharpish. Nice song by MOPP not to be confused with M.O.P. of course. Video directed by Hles.

"Dream About You" is available to download now on iTunes and Amazon.co.uk

Sway - The Delivery 2: Lost In Translation (Mixtape)

Sway's The Delivery 2: Lost In Translation mixtape is about to drop any time now. Check the track list below along with the download link.


Roll Deep - Take Control feat. Alesha Dixon (Video)

I already said that this is a winner and it seems Roll Deep think so too, judging from the picture. Even if you prefer them doing Grime, you have to love what they've done in the charts this year.

"Take Control" is released on 31st October and is available to Pre-Order from Amazon.co.uk

"Take Control" is taken from Roll Deeps new album Winner Stays On which also features "Green Light" and "Good Times" and is released on 8th November. You can Pre-Order it now from iTunes.

Game - Pushin' It feat T.I. & Robin Thicke (HD Video)

It took a while for this to come but after bring you "Pushin' It" in June, Game has finally released the video. Those that like music videos to relate to the song's subject shouldn't be able to complain about this one. Video directed by Tonia Calderon.

"Pushin' It" is taken from Game's much delayed forthcoming R.E.D. Album and is available to download for FREE courtesy of Game: here.

Kano - Spaceship (Video)

Still can't get my head around Kano's Michael Jackson outfit that he chose to wear for this video. Not really feeling "Spaceship" but I wasn't feeling "Upside" either, "Get Wild" definitely hit the spot though. but it does get better on the second verse. Video directed by Bison.

"Spaceship" is taken from Kano's new album Method To The Madness and is available to download now from iTunes and Amazon.co.uk

Monday, 18 October 2010

Plies - Why U Hate (HD Video)

Not a big fan of Plies, his first album had a few good songs but since then he's not been consistent. Gotta say that he went in on this song, "salute"!

"Why U Hate" is taken from Plies' new mixtape You Need People Like Me and is available to download for free below.


FREE DOWNLOAD: Plies - Why U Hate

Maxsta - The Come Up EP

Even though it's only been two months since his last Free-EP, The MaxstEP, Maxsta's been back in the lab and dropped his latest project The Come Up EP tonight. Featuring Big Shizz and Dolla Da Dustman amongst others with production from Bless Beats, SX, Wizzy Wow and Z Dot-this should be good.

UPDATE: I've tagged and numbered all the songs so they play in the right order. Track list below


Sunday, 17 October 2010

HD Video: The Fives ft Vanya Taylor - It's What You Do (Hottest By Far)

Big tune from The Fives featuring the hotness that is Vanya Taylor. I need to hear more from these guys if this is the standard. Video directed by Ambrose Yalley

"It's What You Do (Hottest By Far)" is available to download now from play.com

K.I.G. - In Your Face


Here we have a classic case of the one hit wonder bug in full effect. "Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes" was cool but it doesn't look like K.I.G. will reach those heights again. Any claims that "In Your Face" is a banger should not be taken seriously.

via UKF

Roska - Sonar 2010 Mary Anne Hobbs Pre Stage Mix

A mix from big boy producer, Roska? Yeah why not. This one's laced with bangers.

Jadakiss feat 50 Cent - Dump (It's Like That)

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - JUNE 07:  Jadakiss performs during Hot 97 Summer Jam at Giants Stadium on June 7, 2009 in East Rutherford, New Jersey.  (Photo by Jeffrey Ufberg/Getty Images)
I was surprised as you were when I saw this. After their 'beef' Jadakiss and 50 Cent have set aside their differences and collaborated on a track. Feels like Kiss is compromising and messing up the D-Block brand not just because of the collaboration but also because the track is rubbish.

Video: Mary Byrne - You Don't Have To Say You Love Me (The X Factor Live)

Really they should just cancel the rest of this year's X-Factor, give Tesco Mary the money, the record contract and allow her to work on her debut album. This week she killed the competition with Dusty Springfield's "You Don't Have To Say You Love Me"...Thought I recognised the opening bit from somewhere, this is the song Wyldflower sampled for Nas and Jay-Z's classic collab "Black Republican".

Mary's performance of Dusty Springfield's "You Don't Have To Say You Love Me" is available to download on iTunes now

Video: Cher Lloyd - Hard Knock Life - (The X Factor Live)

For those of you that missed it, Cher's last notable performance was when she sang "Turn My Swag On" in the auditions and that is still her best performance to date. I know she likes to rap but her attempt to cover Jay-Z's "Hard Knock Life" was bad. A questionable song choice, especially given the lyrics and where she chose to start here rap.

This is how it should sound live: Jay-Z performing "Hard Knock Life" live

You can download Cher's cover/rendition of Jay-Z's  "Hard Knock Life" on iTunes now if you so wish

Video: Matt Cardle - Just The Way You Are (The X Factor Live)

Wasn't too sure about the painter guy last week, but Matt Cardle definitely did his thing with Bruno Mars's "Just The Way You Are" this week. It gets better towards the end of the song, not in a bad way of course.

For those of you that are that way inclined you can download Matt's performance of "Just The Way You Are" on iTunes now

Saturday, 16 October 2010

Curren$y feat. Fiend - Flying Iron (HD Video)

"J.E.T.S. fool"...New Curren$y featuring fellow former No Limit Rceords signee Fiend. Pilot Talk 2 is on the way and I can't wait. Video directed by Creative Control.

Gucci Mane - Remember When feat. Ray J (HD Video)

For some reason the only place I could find the single was on Amazon.com, if Gucci's label wanted him to sell more copies of The Appeal: Georgia's Most Wanted than his last album then they're sure as hell not going about it in the right way.

Video directed by Iren Brown.

Wiley - Roaming

WOII. This one's big, gotta love it when Wiley just goes in on a beat like this.

FREE DOWNLOAD: Wiley - Roaming

Freemasons ft Wynter Gordon - Believer (Video)

A nice bit of House music for your Saturday morning, courtesy of the Freemasons and the stunning Wynter Gordon.

"Believer" is available to download now from iTunes and Amazon.co.uk

Kanye West feat Keri Hilson, Pusha T & Chyi The Prince - The One For The Team

So it took a while and it's not even Friday but it's finally here, this week's G.O.O.D. Friday song "The One For The Team"

Friday, 15 October 2010

Rihanna feat. Drake – What’s My Name

Not satisfied with giving us a new video this week, "Only Girl (In The World)", RiRi is back alongside Drake for what may be her next single. Rihanna's songs are usually big and "What’s My Name" is no exception, Drake definitely does his thing on this as usual. Good to see them working together especially after Drake admitted that she broke his heart.