Producer Spotlight – Zio MC

Producer Spotlight – Zio MC

It’s becoming increasingly acknowledged that producers are overlooked in music. Keeping with the Samurai Sound music first ethos we’re turning a light on to the people behind the instrumentals. Their influence and creative direction can often make or break a track. The first artist in the series is Zio MC, an Italian producer across trap, hip hop and commercial sounds. We were introduced to him […]

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Mears – Samurai Mix Series #2

Mears – Samurai Mix Series #2

DJ and producer Mears stopped by Samurai HQ a bit ago for a mini mix. Rougher drum led club sounds mixed with high energy garage and bassline influences define his style. An event promoter with Overground Sessions and fortnightly DJ on Mode FM, Mears’ blend of the bassline and party sounds with rougher DIY drum vibes is on the rise. The mix below shows the […]

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Tiatsim – Samurai Mix Series #1

Tiatsim – Samurai Mix Series #1

Tiatsim dropped a heavy grime set which we’re putting out as the first of the Samurai Mix Series. The respected grime DJ keeps his reputation keeps going. A smooth and steady DJ style blend a range of production and vocals from both lesser and more known instrumentals and vocals making one song out of two to keep listeners engaged throughout.  The mix is predominately high […]

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From Recording To Release – 06/02/2017

From Recording To Release – 06/02/2017

Moving quickly through a busy January and there are new video releases, a tonne of stuff on radio and an ever diverse range of quality music coming from the recording studio sessions. The West London HQ has renovated office space. This is busy with work towards Samurai Sounds debut label release – ‘Hit You Up’ by Micah Million which will be available  on all major platforms from February 17th.             […]

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Spotify Playlist – Samurai Shutdown

Spotify Playlist – Samurai Shutdown

  The Samurai Shutdown playlist is our way of keeping the best of old and new in one place. We’re curating a range of music. Expect emerging and underground artists, UK, US, grime, rap, hip hop, garage, dubstep and a few other bits we’re currently rating. Hit follow on the Samurai Shutdown playlist and you’ll be able to keep up with the music you might […]

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Video Release – Young Yizzy x Tuckz – ‘Big Man’ [prod. SV]

Video Release – Young Yizzy x Tuckz – ‘Big Man’ [prod. SV]

In the midst of Big Man’s grime and drill tapestry are two of the hardest young artists in SE London making their presence known with a fluid realisation of their potential in developing UK music. Young Yizzy and Tuckz present the video release for Big Man, produced by SV. This is a catchy, angry, no nonsense, fast seam of E3 grime origins and trending UK drill influences. Young Yizzy and Tuckz’ heavy, hard lyrics […]

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Video Release – Young Yizzy – LDN

Video Release – Young Yizzy – LDN

 Young Yizzy has teamed up with Mistakay for his latest single titled, ‘LDN’. A remix of the original track produced by Swifta Beater, this release is a live wire of dark city energy. Explosive 140BPM basslines are hammered by Young Yizzy’s hits of flows about what happens in London. The equally hard hitting, high energy visual was directed by Danny Streetz and released online with Grime Report […]

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Video Release – Micah Million – Hit You Up

Video Release – Micah Million – Hit You Up

A viral response to short teasers of Micah Million’s latest single Hit You Up on Instagram and Twitter have seen this become one of the most talked about rap singles as we go into the new year. The 18 year old South London musician is not just on top of trends but also now setting them with a unique mix of addictive hooks, street life lyrics […]

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Video Release – Young Yizzy – Grime Kid

Video Release – Young Yizzy – Grime Kid

This is Grime in its purest form, combining one of the standout beats of 2016 with arguably the most exciting up and coming MC in London. An attitude of humility and hard work has taken the 16 year old MC Young Yizzy a long way since he started rapping in January 2016. The Lewisham local now releases the 3 minute 51 single Grime Kid, produced by iconic […]

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Video – Micah Million – SBTV – Warm Up Session

Video – Micah Million – SBTV – Warm Up Session

Micah Million stepped things up last week for a SBTV Warm Up Session. Watch Micah Million flow over two iconic instrumentals below, including N.W.A express yourself. Since it was released, the video has gained over 17k views in 5 days. See the full session here, courtesy of SBTV: Follow Micah Million on Instagram & Twitter to keep up with his latest movements.

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