A CITY collective has taken on the charts and put Southampton's new sound on the map. 

Album Sounds of Southampton is currently number one in the Hip Hop/Rap iTunes charts and 12th in the overall charts.

The album features 24 young grime, drill, trap and R&B artists and gave them the opportunity to release their music and collaborate on a compilation that showcases some of the best new music that the city has to offer.

Daily Echo:

Artists featuring on Sounds of Southampton vol.1 are Tyrone x Warbz, Cam Keddy, Charmz14, Melina Greene, Maria Cathalina, AK, Shannon B, Reece Brown, Young Chiidz, Lookie x S.4.G.E, Jean, Edward McMann, Amy Da Silva, Becky Wakely, JD, Lou-E, Young Harri, Nath Smith, LJ, Lash, RB, EMthe1st with a mix by DJ Tee.

The album is fronted by multi-million streaming rap duo Tyrone & Warbz who have had support from BBC Radio 1xtra, have featured on the UK’s biggest YouTube music platform GRM Daily and are involved in Southampton’s bid for City of Culture 2025. 

Tyrone is also part of top 10 official dance album charters FooR who earlier this year had their track Fresh used in the Coors light TV advert and signed to major record label Warner Music.

He told the Daily Echo: "I'm blown away by how well the album Sounds of Southampton has done.

"Cannot believe it's number 1 in the Rap iTunes charts and I'm even more blown away from how supportive the city has been.

"I'm already looking forward to volume 2 and hope this inspires new artists to get involved or even just start making music."

Supported by funding from Arts Council England and PRS Foundation , the programme has provided mentoring, masterclasses and industry support for these exciting new artists to progress to the next level.