Wednesday 11th November 2015
Sigma’s new single with Rita Ora “Coming Home” is Radio 1’s Track of The Day today!!
Nick Grimshaw kicked off with a play on the Breakfast Show..listen out for plays throughout the day and let the R1 peeps know what you think of the track.
The single is already on the playlist at 1Xtra, Capital and Capital Xtra!!
Love is also building for the official video – it’s been play-listed by MTV Music, MTV Hits and Viva and is MTV Dance’s Video of the Week. Early additions came from the Clubland and Now music channels and it was SUB TV’s Hot This Week. The video is now number 26 in the TV Airplay chart and is set to keep on climbing so get your requests in!!
You can watch the video here too:
Thursday 6th August 2015
Fresh from headlining the BBC Introducing Stage at Glastonbury and performing at Wireless, MOBO Award winner Fuse ODG is back with a brilliant new single “Top Of My Charts”.
Produced by award winning Ghanaian producer Killbeatz and written by Fuse ODG in the U.S. whilst staying with friend and longtime collaborator Wyclef, ‘Top Of My Charts‘ lends a distinctly pop flavour to Fuse’s trademark Afrobeats.
A sure-fire summer hit, “Top Of My Charts” made its debut on Radio 1Xtra and is set for release on 4th September 2015. Get in on pre-order now.
Fuse went to South Africa to film the video which was directed by Craig Moore (Ella Eyre, Sigma). It captures the joyful spirit that is New Africa. Watch it here:
Thursday 2nd July 2015
MOBO Award winner and all round reggae superstar Stylo G is back with a massive smash for summer.
His new single “My Number 1” features the mighty Gyptian and was produced by UK songwriter/production duo Mojam (Mustafa Omer and James Murray) renowned for their work with Sam Smith, Naughty Boy, Tinie Tempah and Emilie Sande.
The official video landed today and shows a softer side to everyone’s favourite lyrical badman as he romances his favourite girl all across the city of Barcelona.
The track made it’s radio debut as MistaJam’s Radio Ripper on his 1Xtra show earlier this week. “My Number 1” is out August 28th.
Thursday 11th June 2015
MOBO award winning Afrobeats pioneer Fuse ODG put in a stellar performance at last weekend’s Parklife Festival in Manchester.
Don’t worry if you missed him, just make sure you catch him live at one of these!
Fuse’s new single is the brilliant “Only” inspired by his love for and travels around the African continent.
The single has just been added to 1Xtra playlist and was the Total Access show’s Totally Upfront track.
If you didn’t hear it yet, check it out now!!
“Only” is due for release on June 21st but you can pre-order your copy on iTunes now!
Saturday 20th September 2014
The single is out on November 9th, you can get in on pre-order here.
Tuesday 9th September 2014
“Everything For A Reason” is the new single from multi-talented singer/songwriter/DnB producer TC (aka Tom Casswell) – his first on 3 Beat.
The video for the track just landed. Take a look:
The track made it’s debut as Zane Lowe’s ‘future exclusive’ on Radio 1 and has also beeen getting strong support from Steve Smart at KissFM and 1Xtra’s MistaJam.
“Everything For A Reason” is due for release on October 26th but is available to pre-order on iTunes now.
Thursday 29th May 2014
The official video for Matrix & Futurebound’s new single “Don’t Look Back” featuring vocalist Tanya Lacey is now live on the deb duo’s Vevo channel.
Check it out:
“Don’t’ Look Back” has already been dubbed Matrix & Futurebound’s best track so far by 1Xtra’s MistaJam.
Friday 2nd May 2014
The track features the hot new vocal talents of British singer/songwriter and star-in-the-making, Tanya Lacey. Prior to appearing on “Don’t Look Back”, Tanya’s finest moments have been writing and featuring on Loick Essien’s “How We Roll” and writing “T.H.E” by will.i.am ft Mick Jagger and Jennifer Lopez.
BBC 1 Xtra’s head of new tunes MistaJam gave “Don’t Look Back” its debut play on his show last night. Jam’s verdict? “…the best Matrix & Futurebound record so far” AND “So big it’s a monster” AND “If that’s not a hit I’ll eat my hat – with no seasoning.” In fact he liked it so much that he played it twice.
Don’t just take his word for it….listen to the play on our Soundcloud and see what you think.
“Don’t Look Back” is due for release on July 6th.
Thursday 10th April 2014
Famed for being first with all the hottest tracks, MistaJam did it again when he chose the Hudson Mohawke remix of Duck Sauce’s maddeningly infectious new single “NRG” as his Radio Ripper on 1 Xtra last night.
If you missed it DON’T PANIC!! You can listen back here.
The single, taken from the New York duo’s upcoming album Quack, is due for release on June 22nd.
You can hear all the remixes – from Hudson Mohawke, Skrillex, Kill The Noise and Milo & Otis – on A-Trak’s SoundCloud.