The British rapper turned soul singer Benjamin Paul Ballance-Drew, born in October 1983 is better known as Ben Drew aka Plan B. He released his critically acclaimed debut Hip Hop album, Who Needs Actions When You Got Words in 2006. But it was his second album, The Defamation of Strickland Banks, a concept soul album, [...]
Entries Tagged as 'Soul Music'
Edwin Huxley - Monday 11.07.11, 08:53am
John Williams - Monday 07.03.11, 19:56pm
A successful 2010 for Stanley Odd saw the six piece Scottish hip hop band release their debut album Oddio, headline the 2009 to 2010 Edinburgh Hogmanay Street Party to 15,000 people and play the T Break Stage at the T Festival to a capacity audience.
To kick off 2011 Stanley Odd have released their wonderful brand [...]
Terry Lane - Friday 05.11.10, 15:26pm
Some people don’t like David Bowie, but those that do tend to have a favourite period as much as a favourite album. My older brother likes the early 1970’s era when Bowie was still collaborating with Mick Ronson citing albums like Ziggy Stardust & The Spiders From Mars, Hunky Dory and Aladdin Sane; all very [...]
Edwin Huxley - Tuesday 21.09.10, 22:30pm
Party for Pakistan with Plan B & many more
Wednesday 29th September @ Islington O2 Academy
Anorak are planning an event in central London’s 02 Islington Academy for around 1,000 people on September 29th. All ticket money will be going directly to the Disasters Emergency Committee. All artists will be performing for free.
“The scale of suffering in [...]
John Williams - Wednesday 15.09.10, 12:55pm
The inimitable American sextet Foxy Shazam have announced the international release of their self titled album on Sire Records for October 11th.
The album, Foxy Shazam marks the Cincinnati bands major label debut and is produced by John Feldman. The band will release the lead single, their first in the UK, Oh Lord on September 27th.