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UK MUSIC: SWAY – LEVEL UP

Rapper Sway is back with the new single Level Up which will be released on April 8th. Level Up will get a lot of airplay on 1xtra and Choice FM because it has that mainstream feel to it. The youngsters will like it. The Video – Those of you who watch Sky 1’s Saturday morning show Soccer AM will recognise resident funnyman Tubes all up in the video. … Your thoughts please…..

UK MUSIC: TOP BOY SPECIAL: ASHER D, SCORCHER, SWAY, KANO (CYPHER)

Currently riding on the crest of a wave thanks to the new four-part “urban” drama Top Boy (which is currently airing on Channel 4 – 10pm) cast members/artists Asher D (Ashley Walters), Kano (Kane Robinson) alongside Sway, Scorcher and Adidas (which seems to be “TEAM UK” brand of choice) appear in the first episode of Soul Culture’s new online series Prose N Percussion featuring drummer Pauli The PSM. ….. Your thoughts please. Hit or Miss?

UK MUSIC: SWAY FT DONAE’O – ‘POP A BOTTLE’

Rapper Sway’s new single featuring Donae’O  Pop A Bottle is your typical “urban” mainstream track designed to infiltrate the UK single chart. It will sell. Donae’O sings he wants a “Coca Cola bottle shape”.   Singing about wanting a woman with a Coca Cola bottle shape is  so Reggae/Dancehall circa ‘1992’. The video – Well it’s not particularly original. Woman dancing in a nightclub, champagne and silhouette shots. Yeah seen it all before. Pop A Bottle will be released July 12th on iTunes. []

UK EVENT: LLOYD BANKS @ THE INDIGO2

G-Unit “soldier” Lloyd Banks is scheduled to perform at the IndigO2 this coming Friday (July 17th. UK support acts also performing on the night: Bashy, Sway, Wretch 32 and other surprise guests. Rumour also has it that the “great man” 50 Cent may put in an appearance and bless the audience with his lyrical prowess…………………… A friend of mine told me yesterday that a member from Lloyd’s street team offered her boyfriend a free ticket for Friday’s show worth £25.00. When did []

UK MUSIC: SWAY FT AKON – ‘SILVER & GOLD’

UK rapper Sway teams up with Akon on his new single ‘Silver & Gold’, which is about a cold, manipulative, money hungry stripper. I admit ‘Silver & Gold is (kind of) catchy (well the hook is) but it’s strange hearing Sway rap on a track of this nature, and watching him attempt to look suave and sexy in the middle of a nightclub surrounded by attractive women. It’s just strange… it’s just not really him…. This sort of visual scenerio, along with the track’s lyrical content tends to work better when a rapper has []