The young British rapper Slowthai, aka Tyron Kaymone Frampton, has taken his country by storm with incendiary political rhetoric and equally fiery live shows. His album Nothing Great About Britain is up for the Mercury Prize, handed out annually to the UK and Ireland’s best album, and at the ceremony tonight he left … More »
Slowthai and Denzel Curry have different strains of chaotic energy running through their music. Today, they intersected on the Miami rapper and UK artist’s new collaborative track “Psycho.” It’s truly something to behold, as they trade verses over chopped up horror movie violin screeches, courtesy of English producer Kwes Darko. More »
Tyler the Creator just announced the lineup for the annual Camp Flog Gnaw festival. As always, the roster features an assortment of revered hip-hop and alternative acts like Solange, Daniel Caesar, and a headling set from Tyler himself. Another headliner has yet to be revealed at this point.
There are also more than a few welcome surprises in the form of old-school veterans like yasiin bey as well as inspiring new talents like slowthai. Rounding out the lineup are Odd Future Wolf Gang team members Earl Sweatshirt, Taco, Domo Genesis, Left Brain and The Internet.
Camp Flog Gnaw 2019 will take place November 9 and 10 at the grounds of Dodger Stadium. Tickets are now on sale.
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Every year since 1992, the British Phonographic Industry and British Association of Record Dealers have awarded the Mercury Prize to the best album out of the UK and Ireland. Recent winners have included Skepta’s Konnichiwa in 2016, Sampha’s Process in 2017, and Wolf Alice’s Visions Of A Life in More »
Tomorrow, rising English rapper slowthai will release his debut album, Nothing Great About Britain. Autobiographical at its core, the LP presents a searing critique of Brexit through stories of the artist’s own social and financial adversities. So far, we’ve heard the title track and the absolute banger “Doorman.” Today, he follows … More »
Nothing Great About Britain is a properly provocative album title for the Brexit era. It belongs to slowthai, aka 24-year-old Tyron Frampton, a rapper from the central English town of Northampton. The “thai” part of his chosen moniker is a play on his first name, not his ethnicity, which is Irish-Barbadan. He’s building an impressive … More »
Sydney-born, LA-based producer Flume has just released a mixtape called Hi This Is Flume, his first new music since 2017’s Skin. The 38-minute mixtape features contributions from SOPHIE, JPEGMAFIA, Eprom, and slowthai, among other artists. The track list includes Flume and Eprom’s remix of SOPHIE’s “Is It Cold In the Water?” from 2018’s … More »