My favourite mixtape that comes to mind first, because I hate using the word ‘ever’ because it could change tomorrow, but it has to be Wiz Khalifa’s Kush and Orange Juice. The reason why is because I’m going off that summer; the summer it dropped
The Lily Mercer Show, every Sunday night/Monday morning from 1-3am [GMT] on Rinse FM. On July 10th, Vince Staples was a guest on my show talking about working with ScHoolboy Q, the anniversary of his debut album and the influence of gang culture on rap
Firstly, briefly introduce yourselves.
Our names are Sherwyn and Kendrick Nicholls. We grew up in Nashville TN and our style of production is mainly hip hop/rap but we also make some club stuff.
What would you say are the most popular beats you’ve created?
‘Still Got It’ featuring
Song: Thinking Of You
Mabel has been making a lot of noise recently, from releasing great single after great single and performing at the Glastonbury festival, and she shows no sign of stopping, sharing her new single 'Thinking of You'. With light, yet drum-heavy R&B vibes
Artist: ScHoolboy Q
Project: Blank Face LP
Excitement levels at Viper HQ are at an all-time high now, thanks to the release of one of the most anticipated albums of the year; ScHoolboy Q's 'Blank Face LP'.
His first project since 2013's 'Oxymoron', Q has gone all out on his
Project: Stoned on Ocean EP
Its gotten to the point now where we would start to get concerned if Curren$y wasn't releasing music, and the MC is back with another project for the month, 'Stoned on Ocean'. The EP contains seven new songs and is wholly
Artists: Westside Gunn ft WS Pootie
Song: Summer Slam ’88
Producer: Your Old Droog
As a wrestling fan, I can appreciate when rappers share the same love for the art form (yes, art form!) as I, and the latest in this long line to do so is none
Song: Oh No
Producers: Zaytoven, Sonny Digital & Trap Money Benny
Jace has been a busy man as of late, and he is not showing signs of stopping since dropping his 'Jace Tape' project earlier this year. The Two-9 member is now back with a new
Song: Before I Lied
Project: 1-800 Dinosaur Presents Trim
Trim is an OG in the world of grime and has been synonymous with the genre since its inception on the streets of East London in the early 200os. Teaming up with James Blake's 1-800 Dinosaur
As strong as the music scene is in the UK, the film scene is equally as strong, often giving light to very dark, gritty and very real tales of urban life on the UK’s streets. Now, from the brilliant mind that brought you Kidulthood, Adulthood and