Normanton Street – RouteNote Interviews

Photography credit: Myles J Burrell Normanton Street are a soul/hip hop group consisting of Ned Archibong, Nicholson Davids, Phoebe Freya, and Nico Standing.  They stand out with 3 varied vocals from Phoebe’s soulful singing, to…

Sir Mix-A-Lot Creating Music Using Amazon Echo’s Alexa AI

Famous Seattle rapper Sir Mix-A-Lot revealed at a Black Music Summit in his hometown that he’s been working with Amazon to use their Alexa AI to assist music making. The hip-hop veteran has a long history…

Vic Mensa – Down On My Luck

Vic Mensa’s debut single sits at 22 in the UK chart update. Take a listen to the hip-hop (electronic twist) artists new hit.

Jackanory And The Ball – Live Video And Free Download

A few months ago I wrote a review of Jackanory and the Ball’s rather excellent debut E.P, an E.P which despite its quality I couldn’t help but mock its utterly pony name; The EP.

Something For The Weekend – Educational Rap

Educational Rap is an American organisation that is trying to tread that all too familiar (and usually desperately embarrassing) ground of making education cool for young people.

Music Video: Big Boi ft. Yelawolf – You Ain’t No DJ

Big Boi’s new track is getting some interesting reviews at the moment. This track is You Ain’t No DJ and its from Sir Lucious Left Foot: The Son of Chico Dusty which is available now and it’s most definitely one of the best hip-hop albums this year.

Midweek Music Suggestions – 01/09/2010

Hello RouteNote readers. Once more we find ourselves together on a Wednesday. Would you like some new music to entertain some ear drums? Today I’ve got two new artists for you to listen to and enjoy or ignore and hear of again. It’s entirely up to you.

Monday Morning Rap Battle

Here’s something fun to settle you into your Monday and indeed your week; a rap battle, a rap battle between two people who seem confused as to what a microphone is.

Music Review; Jackanory And The Ball – The E.P

Jackanory and the Ball’s creatively titled The. E.P is one of the most compelling and complete records from a new artist that I’ve listened to in quite some time.

Baby Scratch; Pocket Sized DJ Fun

This free application is the perfect way to pass the time on a bus or train journey and despite it’s rather toy-like appearance, actually affords the user a degree of creative freedom.