New Artist

NEW ARTIST: LEE

Meet US singer, rapper, poet, bandleader and songwriter Lee, who is already being hailed as one of the most original artists on the current musical scene. Lee is originally from Miami, where he co-founded and fronted the popular, award-winning alternative Hip-Hop band The Square Egg. Today he performs with his own band and has created his own distinctive sound, which is an eclectic mix of Hip-Hop, R&B, Funk, with jazz soloists,  with elements of rock, classical music and spoken word. Website – []

UK MUSIC: LIL SIMZ – FALL TO THE FLOOR

Check out 16-year-old singer, rapper and producer Lil Simz (real name Simbi Ajikawo) debut single Fall To The Floor. I wasn’t expecting to like this at all, but the track is really catchy, with an old skool vibe running through it. I can also  see the youngsters really going for this and embracing her. Lil Simz here could have a mainstream hit on her hands. Your thoughts please. Hit or Miss? *Am I the only one who thinks she sounds like a []

UK MUSIC: CHOCKZ – HOLLA @ ME

Check out rapper Chockz’s video/track Holla @ Me (cover track of Drake’s Over) I like Chockz, he sounds good on the track and seems to be having a lot of fun in the video. Unlike most UK rappers I can actually smell the faint scent of charisma here. It will be interesting to see how his career develops. Your thoughts please…

UK MUSIC / NEW ARTIST: MPHO – ‘BOX N LOCKS’

MPHO is a British talent like no other. A genre-defying singer, songwriter and producer, she has enormous global crossover pop potential. Already a name to drop amongst people in the know, MPHO is set to be one of the most exciting names of 2009. Her debut single on Parlophone/Wall of Sound, ‘Box N Locks’ is produced by acclaimed maestro, Switch. The track samples the legendary guitar hook from the Martha and the Muffins new wave hit, ‘Echo Beach’. MPHO was born in []

NEW MUSIC: MISHAL MOORE – ‘OH LORD’

Photograph: Tracy Morales Check out the official debut single ‘Oh Lord’, from the brilliant singer/song writer Mishal Moore. Love it! Congratulations Mishal! ‘Oh Lord’ is available to listen to / download via iTunes

NEW MUSIC: NICKELUS F – ‘THANK YOU’

Up and coming Hip Hop artist Nickelus F has released his first mixtape ‘Thank You’ and will follow it up with the highly anticipated debut album ‘Heathen’. ‘Heathen will drop on the 27th February.   ‘Thank You’ features guest appearance from T-Pain, Devin The Dude & many more… CLICK HERE to download the mixtape.  [Thanks H Dollar]