Rap & Hip-Hop

Handpicked new tunes released today: Róisín Murphy, Foals, Billie Eilish, Loah, Lone, Travis Barker & Run The Jewels & more

Friday is release day and here’s the first things that caught my ear while listening…

Cbakl enlists Nealo, Local Boy & Lacuna on ‘Memories Fade’ from new collab-heavy EP

The EP also features Max Zanga of Tebi Rex, Hazey Haze, Monjola, Gavin Davinci and Kibo.

10 new Irish songs you should hear this week

New music from Samuel Powell, 1000 Beasts, Rachel Mae Hannon, My Sweet Beloved, MA-KA, Nobody Famous, Lacuna, Greg Tisdall & more.

9 great new songs you should hear this week

Music from Sylvan Esso, Moodymann, NZCA Lines, LCD’s Tyler Pope, Biig Piig, Leisure, AK Paul, Westside Gunn & Iluminati Hotties.

JYellowL ruminates on belonging, racism and being an Irish African immigrant on ‘Doesn’t Feel Like’

Having been instrumental in one of the recent Black Lives Matter protest in Dublin, it’s…

8 new Irish songs you should hear this week

New music from Archy Moor, ROE, Niamh Regan, Gemma Bradley, God Creative, HOST, Josef Mac & Skanger.

Rejjie Snow collabs with his hero MF DOOM on ‘Cookie Chips’

Ever since Rejjie Snow appeared on the scene as Lecs Luther, there was only one…

15 new Irish songs you should hear this week

New music from Breezy Ideygoke, Patricia Lalor, Brame & Hamo, Jehnova, Aislinn Logan,Adam Garrett, Luthorist, The Bonk, Demigosh, Banríon, Modernlove, IMLE, Banba, 49th And Main, The Academic

30 of the best albums from 2020 so far

If last year felt like a strange year for music at the half way point,…

Watch live streams from MuRli, TPM, Bleeding Heart Pigeons, Jinx Lennon from the weekend

Two recommendations worth catching up from this weekend’s Irish artists streams. First, Limerick’s Nua series…

Celaviedmai teams up with Nealo on the laid-back ‘Questions’

The Galway rapper Celaviedmai is one of the best new MCs out of Ireland in…

11 new Irish songs you should hear this week

New music from Powpig, Shee, jYellowL, Diffly, Goodtime John, Peter Vogelaar, Melina Malone, Robert John Ardiff, LUZ and more.

Fly High Society drop EP featuring God Knows, Lethal Dialect, Nealo, SertOne, MuRLi and more

After dropping God Knows’ Who’s Asking EP earlier this year, Fly High Society is back…

14 new Irish songs you should hear this week

New music from EFÉ, Roisin El Cherif, Tension, Animal Party, KEHLI, Jordan Run, Reggie, Sun Collective, Tebi Rex, & more.

Listen to this Run The Jewels / Rage Against The Machine mashup mix

You’re probably hammering RTJ4 like us at the moment, seeing as it’s a suitable soundtrack…

Jafaris is stuck to you like ‘Glue’

Jafaris dropped a new tune on Friday, the first solo song since last year’s debut…

14 new Irish songs you should hear this week

New music from Fehdah, Our Krypton Son, BARQ, Skinner, Brigid Mae Power, Evans Junior, Jordan Adetunji.

Listen to the Black Artists Who Are Absolutely Running the Irish Music Scene playlist

Kelly Doherty aka the Cork electronic artist Gadget and the Cloud and recent Nialler9 writer…

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.