Nabeel Sroya-Vara

Director and founder of lifestyle blog 'The Cypher'. Survive the droughts, I wish you well.

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To contact Nabeel, email nabeelsroyavara@gmail.com

Azekel


artworks-000038976228-xxx7on-original Who said the vibe of Neo Soul died? Well if it did, London's very own Azekel is bringing it back. 'That Feeling' is the lead single off 'AA', a soulful guitar vibe mixed with the sultry and distinctly...


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Nickelus F – Number 15 ft Drake [Prod. Jake One]


jFhOkITzjTfD Remember the video of Drake layed back puffin shisha? with that cold verse playing in the background? Well, after much anticipation we finally get to hear the full verse featured on a Nickelus F track...


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Justin Timberlake ft Jay-Z – Suit & Tie [Prod. Timbaland]


artworks-000038264203-m74vb7-original Over six years since the release of FutureSex/LoveSounds (and almost a month since a post on The Cypher), Justin Timberlake makes a come back with 'Suit & Tie' featuring Jay-Z and produced by Timbaland....


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Shadez The Misfit


mm2 The long awaited project from Shadez The Misfit - 'Misfit Maximus 2' has finally landed. With features from the likes of Josh Osho, Toddla T, Stooki Sound and more, Misfit Maximus 2 has set the mile stone...


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Lucille Ghatti


559480_4714077017443_683386690_n Our good (and gorgeous) friend Lucille Ghatti over in L.A. never fails to impress with her fluently growing catalogue of music. To add to your library is "Ya Girl Lurks (Luv You Boi)", a follow up...


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Empress Of – Champagne [Video]


Empress-Of1 Last month, 'Empress Of' (or better known as Lorely Rodriguez) dazzled us with 15 demos she called
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Kendrick Lamar ft Lady Gaga – Bitch Don’t Kill My Vibe [Unreleased]


lady-gaga-says-kendrick-lamar-is-the-reason-she-is-not-on-his-album-HHS1987-2012 At first I was kinda upset that I'd never hear Lady Gaga's version of 'Bitch Don't Kill My Vibe', but I'm now kinda glad Kendrick Lamar didn't include it on his album 'good kid m.A.A.d city' (Ofcourse,...


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Pac Div Ft. Blu & Kendrick Lamar – Cross Trainers


gbm-cover The California trio 'Pac Div', team up with fellow West Coast artists Blu and Kendrick Lamar, making their new joint 'Cross Trainers' a West Coast affair. Exhibiting a very distinctive old school...


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Rashad – For the Life of Me [Video]


rashad-museum_front comment < You may remember Rashad from executively producing the whole of Stalley's 'Lincoln Way Nights: Intelligent Trunk Muzik' mixtape. If not, then we'd like to introduce Rashad - R&B's diamond...


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Ryan McDermott – Paradise [Promo Visuals and Single]


156446_4318536675455_2118405933_n Who is Ryan McDermott? The speculation has been immense over the last couple of days, for all we know he is the latest signee and member of G.O.O.D Music/Island Def Jam family. Yes I repeat, Kanye's...


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Kendrick Lamar – The Jig Is Up (Dump’n) [Prod. J.Cole & Canei Finch]


audio-kendrick-lamar-s-the-jig-is-up-dump-n Just as I was ranting on Twitter yesterday about not hearing any new J.Cole material for what feels like forever, new Kendrick Lamar drops produced by J.Cole and Canei Finch. God is good. 'The...


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Big Sean


big-sean-guap Seems like the Caribbean must be treating Big Sean well. Flaunting a very catchy steel drum melody, 'Guap' is the first single off Big Sean
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Throwback Thursday: Timbaland Ft Magoo – Indian Flute


timbaland (1) Timbaland was a genius back in the 90's and early 2000's. Release after release we would be amazed by his synth progression, drum patterns and chord layering. In alot of the early 2000 Timbaland songs,...


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Sample Of The Week: Kendrick Lamar ft Drake – Poetic Justice [Snippet]


kendrick-lamar-good-kid-mad-city-deluxe-cover1-e1347640933501 Now, this is something special. The song hasn't even released yet and we're dropping a sample of the week on it. DopeDopeDope. Off Kendrick Lamar's debut album 'good kid, m.A.A.d city', which drops...


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Miguel


8048451596-e1349214388372 Autumn is upon us. Fast approaching dark and chilly evenings = perfect romantic walks crushing leaves and drinking Vanilla Latte's. I like to call this 'cuffing season' and Miguel has the perfect soundtrack...


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J. Cole x Major Lazer – Get Free ColeWorld


J-Cole-Major-Lazer Today marks the one year anniversary of J. Cole's debut album 'Cole World: The Sideline Story' and there isn't a better way to celebrate it - fresh new J.Cole collaborating with Major Lazer. Diplo...


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