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Required Listening: Tinie Tempah Featuring Big Sean – “Shape”

Sometimes the deep album cuts are the best, and just this afternoon a track off Tinie Tempah‘s forthcoming album found its way online that is guaranteed to improve the quality of your day.

The stateside fame of Tinie Tempah is surpassed by his presence overseas, but that may be changing after his new album, Demonstration, arrives in stores next week. It has been three years since his debut and in that time Tinie has strengthened his wordplay and tightened his flow. “Shape” shows off the rapper’s newly discovered attitude with heavy bass and a guest verse from …

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MUSIC VIDEO: Tinie Tempah Ft. 2 Chainz – “Trampoline” (Produced by Diplo)

UK rapper Tinie Tempah invites 2 Chainz on for the exciting new “Trampoline” video and can be seen here! “Trampoline” was produced by Diplo.

This single will be coming off of his long-awaited sophomore album, Demonstration, which releases in September. Watch out for featured appearances from Labrinth, Emeli Sande, Ellie Goulding and more on the effort. “Trampoline” is available for purchase over on iTunes.

Tinie Tempah thinks this single is the “perfect balance between what we heard on the first album and what we’re about to hear on the second one. It’s crazy it’s random and its weird

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Album Review: Calvin Harris – 18 Months

Artist: Calvin Harris
Album: 18 Months
Genre: Pop

What you take away from Calvin Harris’ new album 18 Months, really depends on what you’re looking for when you’re listening. The fifteen tracks are all over the place in terms of sound. Set up like a Chinese buffet, the LP hits as many angles of the red carpet as possible. Mixing quick synth-pop riffs with full on radio friendly singles, the album features a little bit of everything for everyone. I bet you a dollar the biggest haters and Indie snobs will manage to find something to put on their …

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STREAM: Ellie Goulding – “Hanging On (ft. Tinie Tempah)”

Electro-pop heart-breaker, Ellie Goulding, is at it again. The British songstress has released a new track featuring English hip-hop artist, Tinie Tempah entitled “Hanging On”. It is Goulding’s first new track to surface since the release (and re-release) of her 2010 debut, Lights. Goulding’s instantly recognizable burnt soprano grabbed many listeners’  attention right off the bat. Couple that with her pop sensibility, and the hook was set. Lights is brilliant.

Goulding is hard at work on her follow-up to Lights. Rumor has it that “Hanging On” is going to be on the forthcoming sophomore record. Yet, Goulding has …

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Nine Concertgoers Stabbed At Swedish House Mafia Show; One Dead From Overdose

This week has started out with some seriously concerning news regarding Swedish House Mafia’s Dublin concert date this Saturday (July 7).

The group are currently on their farewell tour, with Tinie Tempah and Calvin Harris, when a crazed fan stabbed as many as four people while other victims sustained injuries during fights with knives and broken bottles. Three of concertgoers stabbed were seriously injured, one critically. In more terrible news, a 20-year-old fan also died from a drug overdose.

Denis Desmond (MD of concert promoters MCD) had this to say about the events that took place at the SHM show.…

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Eric Turner, Lupe Fiasco & Tinie Tempah Perform On Jay Leno

Eric Turner, Lupe Fiasco and Tinie Tempah got together last night to perform their single “Angels & Stars” on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno and it was a hit!

There was too much talent on one stage and can be seen right here on Under The Gun Review. The guys brought the energy and charisma.

Please check out this performance of “Angels & Stars” by clicking through the jump and comment with your thoughts. Do you think this song has the potential to be a hit?…

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MUSIC VIDEO: Rita Ora ft. Tinie Tempah – R.I.P.

Adding to the huge stretch of promotion for her debut, Rita Ora has released the brand new music video for her hit single “R.I.P.” and the UTG staff is loving it.

This video is filled with a Ora and Tinie Tempah doing their thing and absolutely destroying the track. Keep a look out for this single to become a huge hit in the clubs very soon.

Please check out Rita Ora’s video by simply clicking through the jump and comment with your thoughts. …

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STREAM/DOWNLOAD: Rita Ora Ft Tinie Tempah & Drake – R.I.P. (Im Ready For Ya) (Remix)

Need an anthem for your Saturday night? Don’t worry, we have you covered.

Hitting the blogosphere only a few short hours ago, the remix of Rita Ora’s “R.I.P.” brings together the aspiring pop starlet with Tinie Tempah, as well as the song’s original writer, Drake. A few demos surfaced of Drake making this one his own, but I think this version works far better. Find out for yourself, after the jump.

Lots of young female pop singers have emerged in early 2012. Do you think Rita Ora has what it takes to make a career in this industry?…

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STREAM: Rita Ora ft. Tinie Tempah – R.I.P.

Roc Nation’s latest signee Rita Ora has unleashed her debut single called “R.I.P.” featuring Tinie Tempah and it is a hit around our offices! The single combines an upbeat blend soaring vocals, Tinie’s unmatched flow, and a ridiculously catchy melody.

This song was written by Drake, with production coming from Chase and Status. Please check out a stream of “R.I.P.” by heading through the jump and let UTG know what you think of it. Look below to view a quote by Rita on her musical style.

“My musical style is very free. I love pop music but I do it

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MUSIC VIDEO: Eric Turner ft. Lupe Fiasco & Tinie Tempah – Angels & Stars

Sweden’s Eric Turner has released his official music video for “Angels & Stars.”

Pairing the foreign heartthrob with Lupe Fiasco and Tinie Tempah, the video for “Angels & Stars” is a mind-bending showcase of performance performance shots, after effects, and green screen. You can view the video after the jump.

Eric Turner is still developing his name in the states, but with hits like “Angels & Stars” it should not take long to become known. Stay tuned for more updates on this fast-rising artist in the coming weeks.…

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MUSIC VIDEO: Eric Turner ft. Lupe Fiasco & Tinie Tempah – Angels & Stars

Singer Eric Turner has released his ambitious new single called “Angels & Stars” featuring two of the game’s best, Lupe Fiasco and Tinie Tempah. This song is filled with passion and all the artists bring their A game. Be on the lookout for Eric’s mixtape, Stylechanger, to drop very soon.

Keep it locked here on UTG for breaking news on Turner, Fiasco and Tempah in the weeks to come. These guys are looking to control the spotlight in 2012.…

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MUSIC VIDEO: Tinie Tempah – You Know What

UK sensation Tinie Tempah is on a roll lately with his new EP, Happy Birthday, and looking to take 2012 by storm. Tinie has released his brand new video for the song “You Know What,” that was directed by Jabari Johnson.

There is not a ton backing the video other than Tinie spitting his verses but that is the beauty of it. Watch and enjoy after the jump!

You don’t want to miss this great EP featuring appearances by Soulja Boy, Giggs, Wretch32, J. Cole, Wiz Khalifa, Pusha T, Jim Jones, G-Frsh, Big Sean, J. Warner and many more! …