BANKS Rewriting The Template

R&B has been revolutionised in recent years, in fact the very template seems to have ripped to shreds and those that have reinvented it aren’t the labels; it is the artists themselves. The latter half of the last decade seemed to disappoint with R&B deciding to groove to the sound of dance. We were blessed […]

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A Re-appreciation for Rumer

By Calum Jacobs A sense of tranquillity filled the room. Quietness grew in my mind. A steady balance met in my soul. All this could only mean one thing; I was re-listening to Rumer’s inaugural effort, ‘Seasons of my Soul’. The content of the album is as personal, eloquent, poetic and tender as the title […]

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Phonte’s Crossover

By Calum Jacobs In late 2013, The Foreign Exchange released their fourth studio album ‘Love In Flying Colours’, proving beyond question that the group can add the string of longevity to an already impressive bow. The album also forces us to ask whether it is time to crown Phonte the first rapper to have successfully […]

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