The Fly Girlz
Five 12-14 year old girls from a middle school in New York evoke the true spirit of old school rap with their album Da’ Brats From The ‘Ville. Listen to “Born 2 Be Fly”.
The lyrics may be ridiculous but the song produced by Soulwax is so infectious, it deserves to be killing the dancefloor all summer. Look out for remixes by Mr Oizo and Green Velvet as well as the awesome video.
Lee Fields & The Expressions
Forget your Mark Ronsons for a minute, an authentic soul voice from the ’70s returns with some dripping soul ballads.
Model/singer and fashionista Lizzy McChesney channels The Pretenders into her indie-pop bursts. Currently creating a buzz Stateside with her Self-Taught Learner EP, ‘Boy Boy’ is your ample introduction.