Hip Hop

Teck-Zilla - Summer Zilla (PREMIERE)

We have the premiere of Teck-Zilla’s latest beat tape called Summer Zilla. This summer has been a scorcher. Between the sweltering heat and the Nigeria’s dope ass World Cup shirt, there’s been a lot to be thankful for. Another Nigerian creative export lighting up this season is Teck-Zilla and we’re thrilled to be premiering his …

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Sampleface's World Cup Playlist

We’ve compiled a special World Cup playlist with songs from every nation in the tournament. The advantage of having run this blog for 6 years is the countries we’ve covered in that time. We still have some gaps to fill but in the meantime, celebrate the tournament starting on Friday with our special World Cup …

Sampleface's World Cup Playlist
Hip Hop

Teck-Zilla - Joe Jackson Kids

Nigerian-born, Montreal-based producer Teck-Zilla brings us “Joe Jackson Kids”, an instrumental tribute to the Jackson 5. Just when you thought you’d heard every J5 sample, along comes Teck-Zilla. As you’d expect, Michael features prominently in the way of vocal samples but that doesn’t take away from the stonking beats, wonderfully varied in rhythm and texture. …

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FREE DOWNLOAD: Phoenix Martins - Sideways

Bright young star Phoenix Martins’ new single “Sideways” is ready to give the music industry a new perspective. “Sideways” is a tantalising blend of crisp haunting vocals, cinematic stings, subtle keys and well orchestrated guitar that land perfectly on drums that remind a mix between FKA Twigs and Caspa and Rusko’s “Rock Bottom“. This is Phoenix …