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.
Saturday 5th April 2014
1Xtra’s Mistajam was one of the first to play the track and invited the drum & bass dons to do a guest mix for his show earlier.
Listen back to the mix – which includes tracks from Sigma, Stylo G, DJ Fresh, Keisza, Route 94 and Sub Focus - here.
Monday 24th March 2014
The video for Sigma’s smash new single “Nobody To Love” just went live on our YouTube channel.
Filmed on location in South Africa, the video is a big fat splash of fun in the sun.
The track, which started life as something the DnB supremos crafted purely for them to play in their DJ sets, is turning into a monster!! Beloved by the likes of Annie Mac, Nick Grimshaw and Mistajam, the single is already on the playlist of Radio 1, 1Xtra, Kiss FM, Capital and many many more.
If you love it to, pre-order your copy on iTunes now. Remixes on the way from Grum AND Jakwob as well as a Sigma VIP…it’s all too exciting!
Thursday 6th February 2014
Whilst the rest of us here in the UK battled floods and torrential rain everyone’s favourite dancehall star, Stylo G, slipped off to Jamaica to shoot the video for this latest smash single ” Move Back”.
The final edit of the video is yet to land, in the meantime here’s some behind-the-scenes flavour to whet your appetite.
This is Stylo on set in the recording booth at the legendary Randy’s Record shop – which is now owned by VP Records, Jamaica’s reggae powerhouse:
The ever-stylish Stylo G takes a break on set – love the colourful threads popping all around him:
Stylo and dancers on set at Coronation Market in downtown Kingston – the beating heart of trade and commerce in the Jamaican capital:
Toddla T was in Jamaica too, recording 1Xtra’s reggae special with David Rodigan which featured Stylo. Toddla returned the favour by putting in a special appearance in the “Move Back” video:
“Move Back” is set for release March 2nd but you can pre-order it on iTunes now!
Remixes come courtesy of Grant Nelson, DJ Friction and Diztortion. You can hear them all on our SoundCloud .
(All photos courtesy Shaurav D’Silva, 3 Beat Urban A&R consultant)
Tuesday 21st January 2014
Make sure you lock in to Sarah Jane Crawford’s show on 1Xtra this week from 1pm til 4pm. She’s picked “Dr Who” by Tujamo & Plastik Funk featuring Sneakbo as her Single of the Week – ‘Sarah Jane’s Smash’ which means she’ll be playing it every day!
She gave the track its first spin today…in fact she loves it so much she played it TWICE in one show! Listen back to it here.
Sarah Jane’s verdict: “it’s an absolute tune”…”it is so infectious”…”I am absolutely loving this, the beat on it’s ridic, and the lovely Sneakbo is perfect for it as well.”
We couldn’t agree more. “Dr Who” is a guaranteed smash and it’s out on March 23rd. Grab your copy on pre-order here!
Thursday 19th December 2013
MOBO award winner Fuse ODG has just grabbed the Number 1 spot on Music Week’s Urban Club Chart with his irresistibly uplifting new single “Million Pound Girl (Badder Than Bad)”.
The follow up to his smash singles “Azonto” and “Antenna” is a dancehall powered Afrobeats jam produced by by top Ghanaian producer KillBeatz.
“Million Pound Girl” is currently playlisted on BBC Radio 1, 1Xtra and Capital Xtra as well as Manchester’s Unity Radio.
Check out the video which features cameos from stars such as Sean Paul, Patrice Muamba and Eddi Kadi as well as 1Xtra’s Charlie Sloth and Sarah Jane Crawford:
“Million Pound Girl” is out Dec 29th but you can grab it on preorder here. Remixes come courtesy of Steve Smart & Westfunk, Konshens and Rymez and there’s even a BONUS track – “Come Closer” – which features Wande Coal.
Fuse’s debut album is due for release in Spring 2014.
Wednesday 11th September 2013
Producer/ DJ TS7 was today announced as the latest addition to the Kiss DJ family.
The 23 year old is the latest of the hot new crop of “Kiss Fresh DJ’s” joining the station
TS7 will take up the 3-4am slot on a Friday night every 4 weeks from this Friday 13th September, playing a mix of the UK Garage, House and Bassline sounds he has become known for since his career began in 2006 as a 16 year old producer making music from his bedroom in Bradford.
2013 has already been a great year for Thomas Sampson aka TS7, who signed to highly successful dance/urban label 3 Beat Records, whose roster includes Duck Sauce, Matrix & Futurebound, Stylo G and Fuse ODG.
His remix resume includes A-list names such as Yolanda Be Cool, Afrojack and Estelle, while his own first offering on the label was the infectious “Heartlight” which featured the stunning vocals of rising star Taylor Fowlis. The track gained massive radio, TV and club support with playlists from Kiss Fresh, MTV Base (Alist/ No 1 in Base chart) and 1xtra (A List).
His instrumental “Receptive EP” was recently released to a great reception on iTunes and Beatport and his new single “Reach” is his next scheduled release.
Also look out for a club tour in association with his live agency Milk ‘N’ 2 Sugars happening this winter.
For more info contact: Info@2tone-entertainment.com
For bookings contact: Bk@mn2s.com
Thursday 18th July 2013
It’s been a busy couple of days for 3 Beat’s top girl Baby Blue!
Her brilliant new single “Bump” has just been added to the BBC Radio 1 playlist and has taken the Number 1 spot on the Music Week Urban Club Chart. It’s also number 7 on the Shazam new release chart and number 29 on Shazam’s UK Top 200 (up from number 98 last week!). Great news for Blue and British female rappers.
“Bump” has been well supported over at 1Xtra too – Mistajam premiered the track and DJ Target and Charlie Sloth are both big fans. The single was play listed by 1Xtra, Kiss Fresh and Choice FM back in June. Early spins on Choice came from Firin Squad and from KC who has been championing “Bump” ever since! And the love is building over at Kiss FM. The Kiss Twitter feed was buzzing after Justin Wilkes played it on his daytime show. It’s also had a play on Live@Kiss and evening spins from Jez Welham and AJ.
“Bump” is out on August 11th, but you can pre-order your copy on iTunes now.
The official video for “Bump” has had more than 420 thousand views on Vevo, did you see it yet?
Monday 3rd June 2013
Twin B has made Baby Blue’s brilliant new single “Bump” his Best of British (record of the week) on this week’s BBC 1Xtra Breakfast Show.
Listen out for the track every day between 6am and 10am!
The official video for “Bump” features Baby Blue in fine form.
“Bump” is out on July 14tth but you can pre-order your copy on iTunes NOW!