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THE VIEW FROM
HITS LIST
Time to get the hell outta Dodge. (7/24a)
TOP 25 DEBUTS, 2023 TO NOW
We're impressed but not surprised. (7/23a)
YOU'LL FORGIVE US IF WE'RE A LITTLE DISTRACTED RIGHT NOW.
Today feels different. (7/22a)
EMINEM'S STREAK AT #1: LET'S DO THE NUMBERS
He's a one-man dynasty. (7/22a)
NEAR TRUTHS: MIDYEAR MOMENTUM
The score at the half (7/19a)
THE GRAMMY SHORT LIST
Who's already a lock?
COUNTRY'S NEWEST DISRUPTOR
Three chords and some truth you may not be ready for.
AI IS ALREADY EATING YOUR LUNCH
The kids can tell the difference... for now.
INDIE DISTRIBUTION'S RISE TO GLORY
The discovery engine is revving higher.
THE B-SIDE
Krept & Konan (Def Jam/Virgin EMI)
5/9/15

WHAT IT IS: The U.K. invasion looks set to take an even more unimaginable twist with this English hip-hop duo. In a previously unforeseen U.K. move, they’ve locked down U.S. urban acts Rick Ross, YG, Wiz Khalifa and Jeremih for their album, due in July, as a testament to their talent and global sales potential. Further guests on the album include Kanye’s man in London, Skepta, along with Emeli Sande and Ed Sheeran. The album already topped the iTunes U.K. chart when its pre-order became available.

ALBUM: The Long Way home

RELEASE DATE: 7/6

SINGLE: “Freak of the Week” f/Jeremih (video available in the U.K. here)

TV: Winners of MTV’s Brand New Artist of 2015 in the U.K., Best New Act voted by fans, Best International Act at

BET Awards, multiple wins at MOBO Awards; featured artists in BRIT Awards performance with Kanye West

LIVE: Toured the U.K. with Tinie Tempah last year; Nov. 2015 tour confirmed; Glastonbury, Wireless, Reading, Leeds festivals

INTERNET: 30m YouTube channel views, 10m+ Spotify streams in the last year; 300k Twitter followers

RADIO: Impacting U.K. 6/1; supported by BBC Radio 1 and 1Xtra, performed at 1Xtra Live with Rick Ross

PRESS: The Times, The Independent, Evening Standard, The Guardian, The Sun, Notion, Music Week On the Radar; Blues & Soul July cover, FHM eight-page shoot & interview, Bizarre; upcoming features from NME, MTV, Revolt, Complex

BOOKING: Live Nation

PUBLISHING: Sony/ATV

MANAGEMENT: Vash Khatiri & Riki Bleu