Nabeel Sroya-Vara

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

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Aaliyah – One In A Million [Urban Noize Remix]


Aaliyah_-_One_in_a_Million Celebrating Aaliyah's passing (on 25th August), Urban Noize released a spur of the moment remix in homage to the R&B princess. Check out the song below and what they had to say about the process. The...


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Common – No Sell Out (Prod. by No I.D.)


CommonNoID Released from No I.D.'s vast vault of unreleased music, 'No Sell Out' is a joint that didn't make Common's 'The Dreamer/The Believer' which was released 8 months ago. Soulful sample (As used by...


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‘Paperpac’ by Marq Rise


386954_493395250690357_123062624_n (1) With an increase of sheep dressing as wolves in London's creative scene, it's refreshing to see the uprising of individuals who genuinely offer something innovative and something, to put it simply,...


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Kendrick Lamar – Westside, Right On Time ft. Young Jeezy (Prod. by Canei Finch)


vibe-kendrick-lamar-jeezy-westside-right-on-time Kendrick Lamar and Snowman Young Jeezy on the same track together? I didn't expect that. Neither did I expect the Lady Gaga collaboration and MMG's Gunplay on 'Cartoon's And Cereal'. #TDEFamAppreciationWeek...


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Sample Of The Week: Childish Gambino – Do Ya Like


childish-gambino-one-up-01 This is probably one of my favourite samples at the minute. The song we have under our sample spotlight this week is Childish Gambino - Do Ya Like, and I only have one question - how can such a simple...


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DJ Khaled ft J. Cole, Big K.R.I.T. & Kendrick Lamar – They Ready


they-ready-620x620 This the second DJ Khaled tune released this week, following the legendary line up in Hip Hop ft Nas, Scarface & DJ Premier, Khaled brings together the future of Hip Hop J. Cole, Big K.R.I.T. & Kendrick...


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LEGO – 80th Anniversary Animated Film


LEGO_logo-710596 As kids, we owe alot to LEGO for helping us develop our creativity from such a young age. The childhood favourite toy has stretched through generations lasting 80 years. Now that's alot of smiles and...


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A$AP Rocky – Purple Kisses [Video]


asap-rocky-purple-kisses-tn A$AP Rocky has released his official music video for 'Purple Kisses' off A$AP Mob's upcoming album 'Lord$ Never Worry'. A$AP's TRILL sound has been captured exceptionally well with the heavy bass...


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Lupe Fiasco


lupe1 Never being one to shy away from sensitive subject matter, Lupe Fiasco has been teasing us for the past week with the promotional single art for 'Lamborghini Angels' and a consistent slew of tweets (included...


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DJ Khaled Ft. Kanye West & Rick Ross – I Wish You Would & Way Too Cold (TheraFlu) [Video]


rick-ross-kanye-live-fast-die-young-1 DJ Khaled has been on fire recently with the latest tracks he has been releasing - Hip Hop Ft. Nas, Scarface & DJ Premier. Fresh off the stove is the video to Kanye West & Rick Ross's I Wish You...


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DJ Khaled Ft. Nas, Scarface & DJ Premier (Prod. Justice League) – Hip Hop


dj-khaled-hip-hop DJ Khalid on a track with DJ Premier? I never thought I'd see the day, but it's here. 'Hip Hop' is an ode (funnily enough) to Hip Hop with Scarface & Nas on the vocals, Justice League on production...


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Throwback Thursday: Ollie And Jerry – There’s No Stopping Us (Breakin’)


7524 Let us take you back to 80's - where the present day 'hipsters' have borrowed their style and look from. Where the birth of 'Electro' music took place influencing what we now know as 'Hip Hop' (See very...


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Aaliyah ft Drake – Enough Said (Prod. Noah ’40′ Shebib)


drake-aaliyah-enough-said There was loads of talk this week about Drake getting his hands on some freshly released Aaliyah music, including executive producing her new album. By the sounds of it, the rumours are true. Produced...


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Sir Michael Rocks – Lap Of Lux [Mixtape]


Sir_Michael_Rocks_Lap_Of_Lux-front-large The Cool Kid 'Sir Michael Rocks' continues to release more solo music, with his latest instalment to his discography 'Lap Of Lux'. With features from Mac Miller, Casey Veggies, Shorty K, Tris J and...


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Kendrick Lamar – Swimming Pools (Drank) [Video]


Kendrick-Lamar-Swimming-Pools-Drank-608x608 What can we expect from Kendrick Lamar's debut album 'good kid, m.A.A.d. city'? Well, October 2nd will be the day Aftermath/Interscope release one of the most anticipated albums of 2012, and judging...


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Sample Of The Week: The Weeknd – House Of Balloons


weeknd The ultimate mood setter. Eerie atmosphere. Thoughts bleeding and emotions spilling. The subject of intoxicating uneasiness of which Abel sings. The idea that sex and drugs can make the misery and...


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