Rap & Hip-Hop

9 new Irish songs you should hear this week

New music from Paddy Hanna, Blooms. Marcus Woods & more.

Premiere: Denise Chaila spells it out for you on ‘Chaila’

Nothing leaves its mark without a large force. Denise Chaila has been cultivating that energy, confidence and power, and it’s starting to become very visible.

Rebel Phoenix & Melina Malone team up on ‘Care For You’

The Dublin rapper Rebel Phoenix has teamed up with the powerhouse singer Melina Malone on…

11 new Irish songs you should hear this week

New music from James Vincent McMorrow, Nealo, Judy On The Roof, Sick Nanley & more.

Hazey Hazey drops ‘Quarantine Love’ ft. Robin Banks

Limerick MC Hazey Hazey follows up his January-released Is Mise with ‘Quarantine Love’, a much…

16 new Irish songs you should hear this week

New music from Ria Rua, Malaki, Travi, The Native; Joshua Burnside, Joel Harkin, April, whenyoung, Bleeding Heart Pigeons, luthorist, Participant & more.

The Daughters of Reykjavik have made the best lockdown Zoom music video (NSFW)

We are known as fans of the Icelandic rap group Daughters of Reykjavik (formerly Reykjavíkurdætur)…

Now That’s What I Call PX Music! Listen to an all-Limerick rap mixtape featuring Denise Chaila, Hazey, GavinDavinci, Citrus Fresh, MurLi & more

PX Music are a Limerick collective and hip-hop label who are the forefront of the…

Little Simz’ Drop 6 EP is the freshest new release you’ll hear this week

For a cool minute now, Little Simz has been an artist very much on the…

Watch Luthorist’s hazy video for ‘If You Know, You Know’

Following the release of his debut solo album Hueco Mundo last year, the Nuxsense rapper…

Malaki & Lucy McWilliams hook up on the bright laid-back and impressive ‘Fair Play’

Malaki is a rising Dublin artist who has caught our ears in the last year…

Watch Denise Chaila perform for Other Voices in Ballina

Limerick MC Denise Chaila has been tearing up the scene since releasing her ‘Copper Bullet…

Hazey Haze, Size and MCB aka Same D4Ence drop the rap banger ‘Real Rapper’

Same D4Ence are the Limerick trio of Hazey Haze, Size and MCB have dropped a…

Run The Jewels dropped two new songs this week ‘Ooh La La’ and ‘Yankee And The Brave’; album to drop in late spring

Back at it like a crack addict, Mr. Black Magic The teetering energy of Killer Mile…

GavinDaVinci drops ‘Lemon’ video with Clerk 5 & Mankyy

Limerick-based Tipperary MC GavinDaVinci released a fine full-length in Superscumbagmode last September featuring the likes…

Shakalak underline the importance of human compassion on new single ‘Kindness’ (premiere)

The Dublin band plays a single launch gig Bloody Mary’s on March 20th.

Lethal Dialect gifts classic boom bap with fresh perspective on new single ‘Strawberry Glue’ (Premiere)

There’s an easy and immediate authenticity that wins over the listener when you come across…

South West All Stars! The ‘Who’s Asking?’ remix video is one of the best things you’ll see come out of Ireland this year

Last week, God Knows dropped a four-track EP Who’s Asking and lurking at the end…

Ya Boy! Brighten up your year with these Cork youngsters’ rap earworm

This will put a smile on your face today. Last week, I mentioned God Knows…

God Knows’ Who’s Asking EP is a marker of rising tides in collaborative Irish rap

As a member of Rusangano Family, God Knows helped illuminate the particular trials and travail…