Tune of the month
Tuckz 'Headtop' (Trapdoor)
Lewisham grime collective Vision Crew spent much of 2016 working on new music and earning props for their tireless work ethic. Tuckz, one of the crew’s brightest talents, is the latest to branch out on new EP ‘Beginner’s Luck’, and ‘Headtop’ is our pick. Produced by in-house beatmaker Ezro, it finds Tuckz splitting his flow in two: skippy, in-and-out barring on the verses, matched by laid-back flows on the hook. Ezro’s beat is a joy, too, referencing classic grime refix techniques but underpinned by deft 808 patterns.