The long-running franchise's latest instalment "might be the summer's most satisfying blockbuster"
Maxim Scheming XL
When your day job involves being the scary-eyed MC for the Prodigy,
people generally don't expect you to be building post-Missy R&B in
your spare time. But Maxim Reality is just such a man, and
'Scheming', second single off his forthcoming 'Hell's Kitchen', is
just such a track, an inescapably addictive blend of junglist beats and technoid
basslines, with vocalist Trina Allen spitting acid, fighting-claws out,
and generally behaving in a fierce enough manner to suggest 'Scheming'
could easily take 'Smack My Bitch Up' in a fight. One to send to Ad-Rock,
With Skepta and Stormzy dragging hard lyricism into the mainstream, Flowdan’s blunt rap suddenly feels on trend
The Canadian band bring little to the table with their second album of meat-and-potatoes tunes
Please, let this fifth Ice Age film be the last
Spielberg’s take on the beloved Roald Dahl novel is restrained, nostalgic and sweetly sentimental