Liam Ricketts

Discovery: Fazer

August 15, 2012

“I’m sure at some point, in the not too distant future, N-Dubz will be back together,” says Fazer, when asked about re-joining the group that initially garnered him fame and notoriety in the UK. N-Dubz were one of the UK’s biggest selling urban/pop collectives, selling millions of records during their 12 active years.

Discovery: Cooly G

July 19, 2012

Cooly G, the producer, DJ, singer, and semi-professional footballer from south London—oh, and she’s a proud mother of two—calls her brand of UK bass house music “deep, sexy, and dramatic.”

Discovery: Maxsta

June 29, 2012

Maxsta, a rapid-fire MC from east London, released his first mixtape—appropriately titled “The Maxtape”—in summer 2010, at age 18, and has been steadily building an impressive résumé in the two years since. Prized for his emotional bars and clever wordplay, the young lyrical mastermind has gained a decent amount of fans from his work within London’s underground circuit, namely the grime music scene.

Discovery: A*M*E

June 6, 2012

The Sierra Leone-born vocalist A*M*E recently caught the attention of Take That’s Gary Barlow with her quirky, ’90s-influenced style and sound; Barlow eventually signed her to his Universal imprint, Future Music.