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Cherri V ft RoxXxan Swimming premiere

With the release date of her project ‘Brown Eyed Soul’ just around the corner, British singer Cherri V unveils the visuals for her new single ‘Swimming’, exclusively premiering on 1883 Magazine. Last year has seen great success for the soul-songstress, with her highly acclaimed singles ‘Without You’ and ‘Leave Me Be’ garnering huge support from key figures of the music scene, followed by a performance at the annual pre-MOBO Award show. The XVR BLCK-produced ‘Swimming’ represents a rather capti
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Summer is over but that doesn’t mean good music is! Here we run down our best picks from the last week, sit back and relax while listening to great tunes. Secret Rendezvous are an Amsterdam based duo, consisting of members Sietske Morsch and Remi Lauw. The pair met when they both studied pop music at the Conservatory in Rotterdam and formed the band Secret Rendezvous after graduating there. With exciting plans to release their upcoming second album, the duo are set to release the single ‘U Send

WPGM Recommends: A$AP Rocky - At. Long. Last. A$AP (Album Review)

Harlem rapper A$AP Rocky has unveiled his long awaited sophomore album At. Long. Last. A$AP, one week before its official release date, debuting straight at #1 on the US Billboard Album charts. Born and raised in Harlem, New York, A$AP Rocky – real name Rakim Mayers – joined the A$AP Mob, a community of Harlem-based rappers, designers, directors or producers who share the same passion for the same music, art and lifestyle, at the age of 19. There he also met his, now deceased, mentor A$ap Yam

WPGM Recommends: Jordan Bratton - Youth (EP Review)

Long Island native Jordan Bratton is kickstarting his summer with a new extended play titled Youth. The title ‘Youth’ seems to be just perfectly chosen as Bratton is only 20 years young and provides us with some fresh and energetic tracks on this record. In 2013, he released his first project called The Grey Area, and since then his life has been going upwards constantly – he got signed to the record label RCA and even went on tour with the Pennsylvanian R&B/Soul singer Jazmine Sullivan. His

We Plug To You... Audrey Rose

Being called the little Alicia Keys because of her cover rendition of “Fallen” back in her teen years, newcomer Audrey Rose has finally shown us that she has a lot more in store than that. Audrey, whose real name is Natalie, grew up in New Jersey and is of Puerto Rican and Dominican descent. Her artist name was influenced by her mother Audrey, who died when Rose was only a four years old. From early childhood, it was her biggest dream to become a singer one day, and her dream obviously got f

WPGM Recommends: Ciara - Jackie (Album Review)

Ciara has been in the music business for a very long time now. Starting off as a youngster with the Lil Jon-produced hit “Goodies” back in 2004 she has come a long way. With absolute bangers such as “Like A Boy” and “Promise”, she thoroughly worked herself up to the top of the R&B game. And it is safe to say that every time she has released a new album, it has sounded a bit more mature and different to the previous ones. After giving birth to a son and going through a rather tough break-up w

Afropunk: This year’s headliners | Pardon My Blog

Afropunk returns to London this weekend and we cannot wait. Celebrating black alternative culture, the two-day long festival is all about diversity and, most importantly, music. Already in the past years, Afropunk could boast with a solid line-up, and this year the selection of headliners certainly does not disappoint either. Let’s have a look at this years headliners! The name is programme. Having met via MySpace back in the day, Syd and Matt from The Internet eventually met a couple years af

Are We Rating… L Martin x Maine’s new visuals for new track Eminem? | Pardon My Blog

You may or may not have heard of North London rap collective TOORARE TODIE already. Consisting of Stash Peso, Casscade, Monroe, Maine and L Martin – each one unique in their own way – the artists have made proper waves over the past years, including airplay on BBC Radio 1xtra. Recently L Martin teamed up with Maine for their collaborative track Eminem, a truly mesmerizing and compelling release. Alongside the Jae Dhi-produced beat, both rappers showcase their ability of delivering strong vocals

EMIL links up with P Money for debut single “Hero” | Pardon My Blog

Emerging singer EMIL recently unveiled the official visuals for her current single Hero featuring close friend P Money. This is not their first collaboration though as she has previously featured on his mixtape Money Over Everyone, so her vocals might sound familiar to some. Born and raised in the 90’s, the Hackney-based artist grew up listening to the likes of Sade and Lauryn Hill from who she draws inspiration for her songs – as again evident in Hero. The soulful Ras-produced track finds EM
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Amy Lawton Undone premiere

20-year old London-based singer Amy Lawton recently released her single ´Undone‘, and we have the official music video now exclusively premiering on here on 1883. Co-written by Matt Benbrook (Paolo Nutini, Jack Savofetti, Dido) and mastered by Pete Maher (U2, Lana Del Rey, Jack White), the new song showcases Amy’s incredible talent and declare that she has a promising future. Taking influence from the likes of early Taylor Swift, Suzanne Vega and Alanis Morrisette, the songstress has been pr
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Sasha Skin Deep premiere

Following on from her break out single Picking Flowers, North London artist Sasha has just dropped her new track, Skin Deep. We we managed to get our hands on it for the premiere here on 1883. The young songstress has had an exciting journey so far, touring with Frank Hamilton and performing at London’s Scala among others. Her new song, written independently and produced alongside long-time collaborator Scott Colcombe and released via indie collective Lemon Zen Records, showcases clear influen
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Mollie King

Mollie King – mostly known for being a member of the chart-hitting British girl group The Saturdays – is not only a singer. Next to her love for music, the multi-talented power woman is also a presenter, model and former member of the British ski team. At the moment she is not only working on her solo career with a brand new single coming out soon, but will also be starring in the BBC TV show Strictly Come Dancing. We sat down with her for a chat about The Saturdays, getting ready for Strickly,
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Big Tobz

Over the past years, East London-based artist Big Tobz has marked his spot in the music scene which led to him being named as ‘one to watch’ by major industry tastemakers such as Complex UK. Taking influence from a wide array of genres, ranging from Nigerian folk music to old-school Hip-Hop and UK Rap, he soon established his very own signature sound which quickly gained him an ever-growing fan base. After releasing a series of infectious songs such as the Drake-inspired ‘Controlla’ or party hy

Trippie Redd on taking over the rap game at 18

Born and bred in the US State of Ohio, Trippie Redd has taken the rap scene by storm at just 18. After marking his spot early last year with the highly acclaimed mixtape A Love Letter To You, he swiftly followed up with A Love Letter To You 2, establishing himself firmly in the post-SoundCloud rap zeitgeist. Both releases garnered major praise and co-signs from leading industry heads, as well as the likes of Lil Wayne and Travis Scott, who the artists describes as his idols. What truly makes Tr

#UMANewMusicPlaylist29 | UMA Music

January is almost at its end, and it has without a doubt been a great first month of new music in 2018. Read below what songs stood out for us this week… After his release ‘Cold Dreams’ at the end of last year, North West London’s Stash Peso kickstarts the new year with a brand new song, featuring singer and frequent Too Rare To Die-collaborator AB Noire. While Peso once again managed to capture his genuine and candid wordplay and his outstanding singing and rapping skills underpinned by a rath
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Adam French

Born and raised in Congleton in North West England, singer-songwriter Adam French started making music from a young age. Following his move to London to focus on music full time, he today releases new EP Weightless which includes his latest single of the same name out now. We chat to the self-taught instrumentalist about his approach to writing, performing at Latitude and what to expect from the up coming EP. First of all, how did you get into music in the first place? I started playing music
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Meet Vibbar, a London-based collective founded by Poet consisting of Yinka, Skribz, Skitz, The Confect, Yinka, Jordy and many more. Combing music with fashion and other elements, their creativity knows no boundaries. Every member has their own personal traits and talents which is why the whole collective boasts with a never-ending energy and true uniqueness. Already 2017 has been a highly successful year for them, from releasing their already legendary anthem ‘Sweden’ to getting signed to Mista
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SAMA Warm Cloudy Weather premiere

Electro-Pop trio SAMA get ready for 2018 and are now exclusively premiering their new single on 1883 Magazine. Entitled ‘Warm Cloudy Weather’, the band with the Italian roots teamed up with renowned Grammy Award winning producer Aamir Yaqub, whose credits include Rihanna’s highly anticipated album ‘Unapologetic’, among other. Taking influence from a classic electro-pop production style, ‘Warm Cloudy Weather’ can be compared of Years & Years or Robin Schulz. An ode to complicated love, singer
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Cameron Bloomfield

Reflecting on the possible outcome of a party night, Cameron Bloomfield gives us insight in his perspective via his new EP ‘The Night Before’. The up-and-coming soul singer and multi-instrumentalist has been making music since a very young age already and finally shares with us the result of his hard work. Drawing inspiration from a wide array of artists, the EP showcases influences from jazz, funk and soul. We had a chat with the young musician at The Queen of Hoxton about all things partying,
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