NE-YO ‘STAY’ (DEF JAM) No, not the character from the matrix, this is the guy that actually wrote the lyrics to Mario’s number 1 track ‘let me love you’. But this is not another ballad this up-tempo track is made for the clubs, so watch the damage that this will do in a few months!
LIL’ KIM ‘LIGHTERS UP’ (ATLANTIC) A real quality track from the hip hop diva who’s about to be incarcerated for telling fibs to a judge. It will interesting to see what happens to her style when she’s finally let out!
FUGEES ‘TAKE IT EASY’ (SONY BMG WHITE) Lauren Hill, Wyclef and Pras return with a proper tune, and it’s been a long time coming. After changing the game with back in the day with ‘The Score’, this is them back to serious form – cant wait for the album!
GOLD DIGGER ‘KANYE WEST’ (DEF JAM) Kanye enlists his Oscar winning mate Jamie Foxx for another massive anthem – where he concentrates on girls who live off other peoples hard earned money – gotta love it!
RUDE BOY ‘REGAL PLAYERS’ (FROG MUSIC) Is it grime is it UK garage or is it the current sound on the streets? Not one for putting things in boxes, this 12 is the bastard child of Lethal B’s ‘POW, some excitement for club bouncers and security across the UK!
50 CENT /MOB DEEP ‘OUTTA CONTROL (REMIX)’ (G UNIT RECORDS) A club smash 50 and Mob take the grimy hip anthem flying into the commercial market. Defying critics who thought 50 was just a fad – watch the dance floor with pure people power!
ANGIE STONE ‘I WASN’T KIDDING’ (SONY BMG) Angie returns with this stormer of a track utilizing Womack and Womack’s old skool classic ‘life is just a ballgame’, a beautiful record on its own merit, where Angie puts her own spin on it-lovely!
CRAIG MACK ‘FLAVA IN YOUR EAR (REMIX)’ (BAD BOY) Dusting this one off from 1994,I had to finish off with one of the biggest hip-hop classics of the 90’s. Always a track that’s rinsed and I think I’ve got through 5 copies so far feat Mack Busta and more. Watch LLCool J spit his verses -essential!