James Blake – Assume Form (Polydor Records)

James Blake – Assume Form (Polydor Records)

James Blake's fourth album is an intransigent study of the darker sides to love, strengthening his already abundant appeal among the pop music elite. Adding collaborators such as Travis Scott and André 3000 to a list that consists of Beyoncé, Kendrick Lamar and Kanye West to name a few; Assume Form has further cemented James [...]

JID – DiCaprio 2 (Dreamville Records)

JID – DiCaprio 2 (Dreamville Records)

This Atlanta native came to the attention of the wider hip-hop community after his seismic debut album, The Never Story, was released last year and DiCaprio 2 appears to be the incisive aftershock succeeding the tremor. JID has frequently cited Leonardo DiCaprio as his favourite actor. At the time of the release of his first mixtape, DiCaprio, [...]

Live Show: Dessa – Glasgow (Stereo Cafe Bar)

Live Show: Dessa – Glasgow (Stereo Cafe Bar)

Disclaimer. At the time of writing, June 27th 2020, due to the numerous allegations that have surfaced against Rhymesayers Entertainment, Doomtree Records and their extended family, we here at SOUTHSIDERS will no longer promote these individuals or those who are complicit in their silence.  We have decided not to take down articles which we have [...]