R Jay – Time Will Tell Vol. 2 (Free Download)

Time Will Tell Vol.2 is RJay’s 2nd R&B mixtape, with his first (Time Will Tell) being released just over 2 years ago. This tape consists of 11 tracks + 3 skits, and only has one feature (Colz). 
This release from RJay is a very mature one, and showcases his talents as a vocalist and songwriter. He has consistently been improving — although the majority of his improvements have happened behind the scenes as he hasn’t actually released many singles — the progress from the previous project to this one is unbelievable. TWTV.2 almost sounds like an album, I would have definitely paid for this. “Wanderlust.” and “Ride” are probably my favourites on this project.
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Jesse Gamage – Courage EP (Download)

JesseGamage- Courage EP

The extremely talented singer-songwriter Jesse Gamage recently released his “Courage EP“. It is a 5 track long EP comprised of absolutely beautiful soul music. Jesse Gamage will appeal to all audiences and can make anyone that listens to him fall in love with his smooth vocals. I cannot over-sell this, but I’ll do my best to just let the music speak for itself!

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Jordan King – Unborn Child

I find Jordan King a beautiful mix of raw emotion, power and good looks. His voice and writing capabilities speak for themselves in this track. Absolutely stunning, and something slightly different from Jordan.

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Rhea Dean – Secret Lies

I’m a sucker for a unique voice and Rhea Dean has one. Singer/song-writer, Rhea has already supported Katy B and Faithless after winning “Live and Unsigned” and is currently gigging around the UK performing tracks from her forthcoming EP.

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Paige Young – All the Way ft Chip

I love this one from Paige Young, although I’m not a huge fan of Chip, or his verse on this track, overall I love the vibe and the hook. Beautiful vocals.


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73V3N & Colz – Make You Mine (Official Video)

“Make You Mine” is the first song with 73V3n and Colz together and is a fun, afropop, summer song. The video is lighthearted and amusing, showing the story of two males (73V3N and Colz) going after a girl, but in the end she goes with someone else (RJay) and ends up paying for it.

Although there is evident autotune on this track, Colz’s singing is getting better and better, no doubt, as is his ability to create HITS. His work rate is high, much like his standards. I look forward to his future releases.


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Purdy – Shook Shook (Official Video)

The multi-talented Purdy has just released the visual for her latest single “Shook Shook”, which is out on 31st July. Purdy has not only got a smooth, unique voice which would be the perfect soundtrack for any James Bond film, but she also paints — and has painted for Mick Jagger– models and I’m certain acting will be added to the  list very soon. I love the visual for this video too; very glam but also very different to her previous single “Bye Bye Love” which shows her bubbly personality perfectly.

This is the first time I’ve blogged Purdy, however it’s not the first time I’ve heard of her. I’ve already had the privilege of  going to a private showcase, for which I’ve also posted a short clip on my Instagram page a while back 😉 I’m a huge fan of Purdy, she’s very different to what I normally post and I hope this song does well!

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Loick Essien – Number One (Official Video)


I posted the audio for Loick’s “Number One” a little while ago, but I had to show you the video. The track showcases his powerful vocals without the ballad instrumentals. Makes me want to get ready for summer already, let’s hope it’s a good one. I’m excited that Loick is BACK! Also, I’m aware that posting someone who is not upcoming breaks my rules… but I couldn’t resist!

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Lenzo Zeus – Drop Out/Her Fears

I am very happy to present to you the very talented and humble, Lenzo Zeus. A 19 year old singer-songwriter and poet that describes his style as “Musical Poetry”. I am extremely excited to announce that I will be managing Lenzo from now on as part of YDK Management! We’re both excited to start working together and push the boundaries whilst spreading a positive energy.

I’ve always wanted to educate others and provoke thought via the medium of music. There are a lot of issues that need to be addressed in this world and a lot of positive energy needs to spread around the world and I’m certain that’s exactly what we’re going to do together.

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Maxine Ashley – Fever (Cover)

Maxine Ashley is my female crush. She can sing literally anything and sound amazing doing so. With the never-ageing Pharell Williams as her mentor, she’s bound to succeed and blow very, very soon. Although I mainly blog UK music, I have to give credit where credit is due. Maxine is extremely talented and I can’t wait to see her live in London when I get the chance.

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  • [Thought of the Week]

    "Maybe cheating in a relationship isn't the worst thing you could do, maybe it's just human nature?"

    Remember when you were a child, and your parents would tell you you're not allowed to eat sweets, or make a mess in your bedroom, and you'd do the complete opposite and crave it even more just because you're not allowed? Or if you're on a diet, you know you're not allowed cake or carbs, but simply because you know you're not allowed it, you want it even more? Well surely the same applies in relationships?
    Firstly, I want to start by saying we're not perfect, but perfection is something we should strive towards. Honesty is the best policy.
    A friend of mine is genuinely one of the loveliest people I know, with the best heart and the best intentions and I don't want to show him in a negative light whatsoever, simply provide you with an alternative idea. I've known him for a few years, however we only started speaking properly about a year ago. We both found each other attractive, blah blah blah, so we decided to book a hotel room. He ignored me for a few days, so obviously something was wrong, then he told me there's another girl he loves (obviously I didn't know this before), as they weren't together. I didn't think much of it, actually I was extremely envious of this girl, and that she has someone in her life that is so dedicated and faithful. A few months later, conversation escalated, and we once again decided to go hotel, and a few days beforehand he once again cancelled. This time I was pretty angry and upset, because he'd lead me on and then cancelled. Obviously we're not together but I'm my own person too at the end of the day and don't want to be lead on.
    Another few months later we started talking, innocent conversation about gym, films etc (this time via dm on twitter as I deleted his number and vice versa, I assume), and I had calmed down over the previous incident, he was a genuinely lovely person and I admire the faithfulness to his yet to be girlfriend, I hope I find someone like that in the future. But anyway, we decided to have a gym session together, as we live near each other we went to the park, and for the majority of it, it was a really good session, fun, productive (my legs KILLED the following day) but there was sexual tension, especially towards the end. My back was super sore from gym the previous day and he offered a massage, it was rubbish and he didn't get very far unfortunately as he was starting to give in, and couldn't resist the attraction any longer. Not a lot happened as I stopped him, before it escalated too far. I'd hate for my future husband to cheat on me, so I could only give this couple the same respect (they were together a few months at this point). The following day he thanked me, and was grateful for stopping him.
    The point of this example is, I know my friend loves his girlfriend very much but none of us are perfect and we all give in to temptation now and again. Many males/females cheat because they have a craving, and a hoe gets in the way that has no respect for the relationship and only wants his/ her needs fulfilled, few will have a conscience and stop anything

    Alternatively, on a separate occasion I was speaking to another friend about this topic. He told me that he's seen a sidechick/man save many relationships. His reasons were that if you have an argument with your partner, instead of ending the relationship, you go to see a sidechick/man, relax, then go back to your partner happy and proceed as normal. I disagree with his reasoning however I see the point behind it.
    As long as you don't make a habit out of temptation, and are honest... maybe we're too extreme when it comes to cheating? I disagree with cheating, and don't condone it, however this is just a thought. Everyone get's bored of everything eventually if you get too high a dose, it's just a matter of balance.


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