Leicester based producer Scott Xylo serves up a cut from his forthcoming EP, ‘2003//Heero Scott’. Music is an intriguing thing, often evoking certain emotions and memories within us. Bang Babies, Scott Xylo’s latest instrumental offering certainly accomplishes this, with its clever use of vocal samples from ‘Static Shock’ providing me with a potent dose of nostalgia. Xylo is an accomplished beatsmith, and his heady concoction…

Scott Xylo goes all 8-bit with his new Scott Pilgrim EP. It’s only been a month since Scott Xylo was in our ears with his spaced out project Ridley Scott. Now, the UK producer has returned with something entirely different for Mexican-based label PIRA.MD. Scott Pilgrim EP sees Xylo delve into the retro world of 8-bit video game music and sample the hell out of…

The UK’s Scott Xylo tries out a new style in 2014 with his space-inspired Ridley Scott. Trying something new is one of the hardest things to do as a producer, especially in hip hop if you’ve established a certain type of style that your listeners love. Scott Xylo decided to do just that with his latest beat tape, Ridley Scott, a cosmic affair of the…

NuGenSoul come Live and Direct with their new video. “You know what live and direct means?” © Phife Dawg. Phife asked it and years later, it looks like NuGenSoul answered it with their brand new video for Live and Direct. Filmed around various parts of Leicester in the UK, Samuel spits some quick fire bars with the speed and tenacity of a rapper much older….

SoulAndMusic of NugenSoul drops his debut EP, I Introduce Soul, with cuts by Scott Xylo. SoulAndMusic (real name Samuel Chuku) is a rapper from London and his debut EP I Introduce Soul a few hours ago. The four-track EP features SoulAndMusic rapping over two Dilla and Apollo Brown beats and two Scott Xylo beats. Mixing in anime samples with soulful chops, SoulAndMusic’s lyrics and flow…