Living a Lie: ASBO meets Omelet

Omelet is a 23 year old producer, rapper, and musician from South London. Known as a member of the underground collective Neverland Clan, he recently dropped an instrumental release called ‘Living a Lie’. Omelet invited me to his home in Catford to discuss his latest release, his musical journey, and what the future holds for him...

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Spotify Who We Be Returns to Ally Pally

We are two days away from the annual Spotify Who We Be Event. After its sucessful launch last year which saw a variety of artists including Dizzee Rascal, J Hus, Cardi B and more play to a sold out crowd of 10,000 the event not only returned to a sold out show in Birmingham earlier this year but is back at Ally Pall this Wednesday November 28th at Ally Pally.

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Life is Sticky: ASBO meets Blutack

Blutack are a duo split between North West and South East London, creating art and music that reflects the culture of their city. ASBO magazine spoke to them to see what they’re about, their thoughts on current music, and the city they know and love.

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ASBO Live: One Acen

Last night we gathered amongst the crowd and fans of rapper On Acen who took the stage at Brixton’s Electric Ballroom to play his headline show. The show was filled with energy and tunes that kept the crowd going throughout the nice. As well as a couple of surprised that made this a show you did not want to miss.

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ASBO Live: Anne Marie

Last night we joined the massive crowd which was literally around the black at Brixton’s O2 Academy for the first of a two night stint for Anne Marie’s show as part of her Speak Your Mind Tour.

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ASBO Live: Yxng Bane

When we headed down to the screening of HBK The Pequel we had no idea what we were in store for. When we reported on the short film last week. A lot of the music that was featured in the film was unreleased material and was hinted to be an upcoming project. The following day after the release of this film Yxng Bane dropped HBK The Mixtape answering those suspicions of new music to drop. A week later this past Friday he concluded his HBK tour playing London’s O2 Forum Kentish Town.

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Boiler Room presents: Palestine Underground

Palestine Underground is a new 25 minute documentary by Boiler Room, documenting the thriving underground music scene in one of the most conflicted regions on Earth. This documentary follows a week in the life of alternative Palestinian music collectives, up-and-coming techno DJs, and innovational hip-hop producers and rappers, including the collective BLTNM, in the lead up to the first Boiler Room party in Ramallah last June.

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Dorpheus drops video for UK drill tinged ‘Heliosphere’

North London based producer Dorpheus wants to change our minds on dubstep being a dirty word in today’s musical climate. Making a name for himself behind the scenes working with artists such as Lil Durex and Lizzi, Dorpheus brings the old dubstep sound of the early noughties into the new era in a head-on collision with current sounds like UK Drill and Trap.

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Kovacs presents heartfelt video for “Mama and Papa”

Never before has Kovacs opened her heart so widely and revealed her soul as on her latest album Cheap Smell. After enjoying chart success throughout Europe with her debut album Shades of Black and its lead single My Love, she has turned inwards towards her own life and past issues on her new album.

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ASBO Meets: Cape Cod

Kiev Native Cape Cod is an electronic music artist who takes his work beyond just the music. He was awarded ' Best Electronic Artist at the  Jägermeister Indie Awards following his debut "Cult"  album in 2016 and recently released his second album “Echoes” he has already  collaborated with the likes  of  Adidas Ukraine and  Ditch.  We caught up with Cape Cod to discuss all things about his music, growing up in Ukraine, influencing the younger generation and more.

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Yxng Bane premiers his short film HBK The Prequel

Last night we were amongst that crowd that gathered for a surprise event from UK Singer/Rapper Yxng Bane for what was the screening of his short film HBK the Prequel. The film which was the acting debut for the young rapper tells the story of a day in the life of a group of 5 young men in London

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ASBO Live: Black Eyed Peas

If you were not at the Black Eyed Peas show this weekend when they kicked off their 2018 Master of the Sun tour at London’s Hammersmith Apolllo then you certainly missed out on a heck of a show.

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ASBO Live: Krept and Konan

Last night was somewhat of a moment for Grime duo Krept and Konan who played their biggest show to date selling out London’s Alexandra Palace. They played a sold out show which was filled with energy tunes and so much more.

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Team Salut The Afro Beat Producers Shining in Their own Light

When you hear the name Team Salut you might not necessarily be aware of who they are. However, if you are a fan of Afrobeats and have heard some of the biggest hits that have been released over the summer and the past year then you should definitely be aware of who they are. The songs ‘Drogba (Joanna) ’ by Afro B and ‘Vroom’ by Yxng Bane are two examples of the work produced by the production force who have shown that are ones to watch. And now they are also taking place and stepping out as their own artists.

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Aisha Badru The Singer Letting her Words Speak for Themselves.

We caught up with Aisha Badru an up and coming American songstress who released her debut album Pendulum earlier this year. The songstress who hails from New York is all about the words when it comes to her music she doesn’t let production get in the way of what she is trying to say and let’s the words of the song tell the message. We caught up with the singer to talk about everything from her inspiration her new album and everything in between.

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