Launchpad: North London soulstress Mega stuns on melodic debut single ‘Chariot’

North London soulstress Mega stuns on her melodic debut single ‘Chariot’. It’s a vibrant, expansive track built upon glassy guitars and bold beat-work. Mega’s influences bleed into her work, with Alicia Keys, Lauryn Hill and Chaka Khan cited as noteworthy building blocks for the British newcomer. The vocal is effortlessly powerful, with stunning dynamic control…

Londoner Kemi Ade returns with emotive new single alt-soul ‘HONEST’

Londoner Kemi Ade returns with emotive new single ‘HONEST’. The track was produced by Nosaapollo and follows the alt-soul path that Ade has carved out for herself . Through support from the likes of BBC 1Xtra, Complex and others, she has built up a solid fanbase – performing alongside Denai Moore and headlining gigs at…

Canadian music-makers Shagabond and Noah have combined to release their sumptuous new collaborative single ‘Arouse’

Canadian music-makers Shagabond and Noah have combined to release their sumptuous new collaborative single “Arouse”. The resulting track is a sizzling combination of effortlessly brisk beat-work and smooth vocal melodies. The pair met in 2014, when Noah’s dad and Shagabond’s Aunt began dating, this unlikely genesis has spawned an exciting sonic matchup. The fruits of which…

Amsterdam’s RIMON releases energetic, bass-driven new single ‘Realize’

RIMON is an Amsterdam based, Eritrea-born, songwriter. The 21-year old neo-soul artist is beginning to make waves, her debut single ‘Grace’ is approaching 750,000 streams on Spotify. Her new offering ‘Realize’ is effortlessly energetic – a bold trap beat is paired with flickers of guitar and a driving bass line. RIMON’s vocal is charming, rolling…

19-year-old producer sonn teams up with Swedish-Iranian songstress Ayelle on sultry, smooth new single ‘Mercy’

19-year-old producer sonn teams up with Swedish-Iranian songstress Ayelle on sultry, smooth new single ‘Mercy’. Thematically, the track draws on the feeling of falling for somebody, exploring the notion through raw, emotive lyricism. “Lights Out“, the pair’s previous collaborative effort recently broke 1 million streams on Spotify – no mean feat for two young, emerging artists. “Whilst…