Still (Boy Better Know)
“Nobody can top me,” spits Skepta on the heavy, dense and bizarrely dreamy lead track from his new surprise-release EP, Vicious. Its six tracks prove he’s still top boy.
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Cracker Drool (Rough Trade)
And the winners of bassline of the week are… Goat Girl! This scratchy racket is available on 7” vinyl from November 27. Why not treat yourself?
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Suttin’ Like That (XL Recordings)
Kurupt FM arrive with a garagey debut single “straight from the slums of Brentford”. Just try and shake its chorus from your head.
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Wiley (feat. JME)
I Call The Shots (CTA Records)
Since we last heard from him, Wiley’s played The O2 and written a book. This mega-grimy new single underlines his bossman status.
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Migos (feat. Nicki Minaj & Cardi B)
Cardi B continues to blaze a
foul-mouthed trail through popular culture, and her brilliant verse here amps up this new Migos cut massively.
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Blue (Virgin EMI)
Fresh from a UK tour spreading melancholy across the land, Stevie Parker has dropped a new video. Perfect as the nights draw in.
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Face Behind Her Cigarette (Heavenly)
This new Cardiff four-piece lock into a pretty serious groove on their debut single, which is thick with fuzz, bass and rattling percussion.
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