It has been four years since Raleigh aka Jacob Anderson, released his inaugural debut album You’re A Man Now Boy but fans have not been left wanting. When he wasn’t releasing music, performing at his sold out show at Shepherds Bush Empire, or alongside Stormzy in his iconic Glastonbury headline, featuring on Gang Signs & Prayer, Stormzy’s critically acclaimed debut, or acting as Grey Worm in the hit HBO series Game Of Thrones, he was and is “Andy”. Now, Andy is making his foray into the world of music.
Tanzanian-born and London-based singer, songwriter and producer, Tiggs Da Author, comes bursting out of the traps in 2021 with his stellar new album, “Blame It On The Youts”.
Recorded in the storied RAK studios with engineer Jonathan Quarmby (Lewis Capaldi, Tom Walker, Plan B), and featuring a highly charged, twelve-dose blend of Afrobeat, Afrojazz and Afrosoul splendour, “Blame It On The Youts” is a bold, bright & brilliant album, packed full of hard hitting messages born from frustration, but with the aim to inspire and help make a change.
Born in the Dominican Republic and raised in Miami – Willie became inspired by the greatest Pop artists of our generation. He toured the world with artists such as Britney Spears, Christina Aguilera, Katy Perry and Kylie Minogue among others.
With his amazing vocal and dance skills, Willie has worked with some of the industry’s top writers and producers.He continues to make his own music in both Spanish and English.
Ky-Mani Marley is a musician and actor best known for following in the legacy of his father Bob Marley’s footsteps and creating timeless and spiritual music that is deeply rooted in his Jamaican heritage. Over a successful career that’s seen the release of six highly lauded albums and collaborations with eminent artists from all genres, Marley has undoubtedly established himself as a principal voice in reggae music.
Having now signed to Alacran Records, and with Reggae being a worldwide influence in all genres of music, this is an exciting time for Ky-Mani’s next project which is due for release in 2021.
MIYA MIYA share an exclusive insight into their forthcoming debut EP Cold Blood with “Hometown”, released via Alacran Records.
A five-track body of work fusing anthemic stadium sounds with alt-pop vibes, Cold Blood will be released June 26th and follows on from the band’s well-received debut single “Underwater”. The track saw MIYA MIYA drawing airplay from Radio 1 and international attention from key tastemakers, verifying the band’s potential to charm a wide mainstream audience.
Keeya was enamoured with the fantasy of performance, whether it was the women preparing themselves for church and business in the salon,or the stage.
Her musical influences range from Sade, Beyoncé and Lil Kim to Erykah Badu & Billie Holiday.
Based in The Bahamas, Keeya is currently working on her first studio album. The music she makes is for those young people, like herself, who come from small places, but always know that their voices can be at the centre of the word.
Exciting new production duo fourteenbillion. have joined forces with East London singer-songwriter Anna Straker on debut single ‘All Falls Down’
Made up of brothers Joe and Jack Harvey, fourteenbillion. are a Leeds-based writing, production and DJ duo who were raised on a balanced diet of 70s disco, 80s pop and 90s house.
Splitting their time between London and their hometown studio, they aim to strike a sound that combines southern chic with true northern grit.
Dani Calvo has been making electronic music for over 10 years and has made himself one of the most promising young producers in the underground scene. His first references as a producer came through Suruba Records and his most successful hit to date, “Depends”, was released under his pseudonym Acid District and was played by Sasha in Ibiza during the closing of the internationals festivals.
Based in London, Dani is one of Alacran Records exciting new signings so stay tuned, something special is coming.