Craig Cooney: Young Forever

Dublin-based freestyle rapper Craig Cooney is dropping a brand new track on July 17th titled “Young Forever”, and we have the inside scoop.  Recorded in Windmill Lane Studios by engineer and producer Cormac Kavanagh, “Young Forever” finds Craig reminiscing and reflecting on his childhood. A laid-back track, its mellow beat and catchy chorus create nostalgic vibes. If the beat wasn’t enough, a choir of youths … Continue reading Craig Cooney: Young Forever

RUNOFFBROKE: Wish You Knew

Rising Dublin rapper RUNOFFBROKE is back with his fifth single of the year – but it’s not what you’d expect. That’s because this time, RUNOFFBROKE is all loved up, kinda.  On, “Wish You Knew”, RUNOFFBROKE oozes confidence and delivers his usual effortless flow. This time however, he does so against a beat that combines influences of afrobeat, dancehall, and deephouse, while detailing “A toxic relationship … Continue reading RUNOFFBROKE: Wish You Knew

Time to catch up with RUNOFFBROKE?

I make no qualms about it, I know nothing about rap. I don’t really seek it out either. However, that doesn’t mean that the odd artist or album doesn’t squeeze into my weekly listen (Kevin Federline, Dee Dee King)… This week it’s RUNOFFBROKE. The Dublin native recently returned from two years in Berlin where he recorded and performed extensively. So far this year he’s been … Continue reading Time to catch up with RUNOFFBROKE?

A$AP Rocky-Testing

Alright. I might be inviting ridicule for this one but whatever. I listened through A$AP Rocky’s latest record, ‘Testing’ on the 25th, when it came out, and I’m finding it hard to understand. It’s his third studio record and to date, his most audacious. However, being bold doesn’t always work. For the record, I loved ‘Long. Live. A$AP’ and I thought ‘At. Long. Last. A$AP‘ … Continue reading A$AP Rocky-Testing

Drake – If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late

‘If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late‘ is the fourth mixtape by Drake. We all know who Drake is in 2017 but it was this record that brought him to my attention in 2015. I hadn’t been a fan of his previous records apart from a few tracks, but when I heard ‘Energy’, the second single released from ‘If You’re…’ I started to take him … Continue reading Drake – If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late

The Weeknd- Beauty Behind The Madness

‘Beauty Behind The Madness’ is the second album from The Weeknd. I hadn’t heard of him until I was in Canada, so he kind of came out of nowhere for me. I think he was pretty well known before this release though in Canada and the US, but as we all know he blew up worldwide following the release of ‘Can’t Feel My Face’. Well … Continue reading The Weeknd- Beauty Behind The Madness