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Playlist: Afropunk London

Footloose festival Afropunk dabbles at the cutting edge of black urban culture, cooking up an untouchable line-up of genre-hopping talent. Our new playlist celebrates the London 2017 edition...

Featured artist: Yazmin Lacey

Armed with nectar-sweet vocals and a discerning taste in beats, Notts-based Yazmin Lacey is cooking up a classy sound that's two-parts golden era jazz and one-part British urban...

Interview: Lemar

British soul ace Lemar on what makes a great record, his biggest inspirations and what's in store for his next album...

30 seconds interview: Jordan Max

Oldham born soul singer Jordan Max is turning plenty of heads in 2017 including those of producer Danger Mouse and Jorja Smith. We catch a talent on the up and up…

Featured artist: Poppy Ajudha

South Londoner Poppy Ajudha has got the internet in a twist with her new single, Love Falls Down. With its sassy vocal hooks and hazy downtempo vibes, its the perfect slice of sizzling alt-soul...

30 seconds interview: Haula

Haula is a new soul-baring RnB doyenne whose anthemic approach and sultry production are getting tastemakers' ears twitching up and down the country. We get to know more...

30 seconds interview: Kemi Ade

Croydon’s queen of neo-soul Kemi Ade is making waves with her alternative, woozy seductive take on the sound. Look out for her forthcoming O.W.Nesty EP…

30 seconds interview: Jacob Aaron

Jacob Aaron is a brand new songwriter from the South Coast, who's blending silky R&B with a raw, electronic edge. Get to know this new talent on the up...

In session: Jalen N’Gonda

Soul ace Jalen N’Gonda has travelled far from his Maryland home to Liverpool, bringing honeyed vocals and winsome blues with him. Watch him perform instant classic Why I Try...