12 Apr 2016

Kano's Return to the Ends

From RNZ Music, 3:00 pm on 12 April 2016
Kano

Kano Photo: Linda Brownlee

A stalwart of the UK’s Grime scene since he first announced himself as a precocious, clash-ready teen, Kano is now something of an elder statesman of Grime's UK Garage-influenced, Jamaican music-indebted sound.

"I feel like everything has affected this sound ... even our parents coming from the West Indies and coming over in the '60s," says Kano. "We are definitely influenced by the English culture that we kind of grew up with, but also our parents' reggae music and dancehall."

Kano’s fifth studio album Made in the Manor returns the proud Eastender to the streets of his youth and the relationships that put him on his grimey path.

From his home in London, Kano takes Sam Wicks back to where it all started.

MUSIC DETAILS

Artist: Kano
Song: This is England, Endz
Composer: K.Robinson
Album: Made in the Manor
Label: Parlophone, Bigger Picture Music

Artist: Kano feat. Wiley and Giggs
Song: 3 Wheels-up
Composer: K.Robinson, R.Cowie, N.Thompson
Album: Made in the Manor
Label: Parlophone, Bigger Picture Music

Artist: Kano feat. JME
Song: Flow of the Year
Composer: K.Robinson, J.Adenuga
Album: Made in the Manor
Label: Parlophone, Bigger Picture Music

Artist: Kano
Song: T-Shirt Weather in the Manor
Composer: K.Robinson, F.Smith
Album: Made in the Manor
Label: Parlophone, Bigger Picture Music

Artist: Kano
Song: Deep Blues
Composer: K.Robinson, F.Smith, D.Albarn
Album: Made in the Manor
Label: Parlophone, Bigger Picture Music

Artist: Kano
Song: Strangers
Composer: K.Robinson, S.Beste, J.Milliner
Album: Made in the Manor
Label: Parlophone, Bigger Picture Music

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