The Rise of Stop-Gap Music; mixtapes, playlists and albums.

The Rise of Stop-Gap Music; mixtapes, playlists and albums.

Drake released More Life last week. A mixtape of 22 tracks. Loaded with guest features and absorbing and adopting musical styles from across the global African diaspora. Much has been said about the genre-hopping album and the way its optimized. To capitalize on current streaming trends. But what has been glossed over is how More Life fits into a broader trend of artists. Putting out ‘stop-gap’ releases between major album projects. Drake described More Life…

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Liz Gherna releases new single ‘I’m Not Happy, I’m Gay’.

Liz Gherna releases new single ‘I’m Not Happy, I’m Gay’.

There must be something in the water over in Los Angeles, first we had The Eagles, Etta James and The Doors and now we have Liz Gherna. ‘I’m Not Happy, I’m Gay’ is the latest release from the US based musician and it is no surprise that it has been welcomed with open arms since its arrival on British soil. The song tells a powerful story through catchy and melodic verses and it is everything…

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