Rap & Hip-Hop

Premiere: Uwmami is the new Irish bedroom producer you need to know

‘Subconscious’ features vocals from Drogheda artist Omo Aston (pictured).

Rico Nasty returns with radio-friendly trap in ‘Time Flies’

The Maryland rapper makes a beeline for commercial success.

Premiere: Monaghan MC Active breaks from male stereotypes on new single ‘Cry For Me’

“Forget the Spotify placements, I have been doing this for my health”

DJ Shadow & De La Soul link up on the old-school ‘Rocket Fuel’

The track is from Shadow’s forthcoming album.

Watch: Dev Hynes dons a wig & cello in video for Blood Orange’s ‘Benzo’

The track is taken from Blood Orange’s new mixtape Angel’s Pulse.

Death Grips mark WARP Records 30th anniversary with new 30 minute mixtape

GMAIL AND THE RESTRAINING ORDERS is the band’s rawest release since 2016’s Fashion Week.

Watch: Skepta’s performance for COLORS is what being outstanding in your field looks like

The British Grime MC was in fine form when he performed ‘No Sleep’ from his new LP.

Denzel Curry for show at the Helix in December

The Miami rapper Denzel Curry has been announced for a Dublin gig in the Helix…

Premiere: Delush & Strange Boy have got what it takes to keep a good thing from going bad on new single ‘It’s Alright’

A smashing neo-soul track from Berlin-based songwriter Delush, taken from his forthcoming album.

Skepta is done talking on new single ‘Bullet From A Gun’

The British grime MC’s new LP Bliss is due out on May 30th.

Nealo is wondering if God Knows knows on jazzy new single ‘Questions’

“I see what you did there”

JYellowL reaches for the sky on Caribbean influenced new single ‘Ozone’

It’s the first we’ve heard from the conscious rapper this year after a big 2018.

Watch: Up Next is the brand new documentary detailing the rise of Irish Hip-Hop

The doc is directed by Bobby Zithelo and features Why-Axis, Nonzus Magnus, Nealo, Soul Doubt magazine creator and producer Shane McAuley & more.

Premiere: Fynch taps into an iconic early 00’s national drama in ‘Saipan’ video

Deadly Jerseys, Roy Keane and taking the Mick McCarthy

KNEECAP are maestro provocateurs in new video for ‘H.O.O.D.’

Buckfast (check), PSNI montages (check) & sweaty gig footage (check).

God Knows shouts out Irish rap peers on debut single ‘Crown’

The tune was recorded with French producer and singer Awir Leon in Funkhaus in Berlin.

19 Irish rappers & producers you should know in 2019

Irish hip-hop: The freshest class of 2019.

Listen to an exclusive track from Tebi Rex that features on our Dublin Is Sound vinyl for our Musictown all-ages gig

Get an exclusive listen to the Tebi Rex song ‘Lotus Eaters’.

Wu-Tang Clan, De La Soul & Public Enemy are playing Dublin TOGETHER

No joke. Three of the most influential rap groups in history – Public Enemy, Wu-Tang…

Kneecap embrace their provocative status with the incendiary ‘H.O.O.D.’

Kneecap have been causing provocation with their embrace of the memeification of IRA sloganeering.