KANO returns with his most important body of work to date. The 15-track album 'Made In The Manor' was recorded in London in 2015, produced by Fraser T Smith, Rustie, Mele, Mikey J, Blue May, Zeph Ellis and Swifta Beater, and is released by Parlophone on 19th March.
"You have to know where you've come from in order to know where you're going", says the acclaimed British rapper about the release of 'Made In The Manor'. "But I like to take where I've come from along with me for the ride."
The first single '3 Wheel-Ups', a muscular club banger features a trio of fiercely talented rappers - KANO, Wiley and Giggs - going full pelt, egging each other on to even greater lyrical heights.
'Made In The Manor' is as much a love letter to his East End roots as it is an intimate portrayal of inner city England today, with just the merest hint of dark prophecy about what trouble could lie round the corner. KANO, who is never anything other than candid, says:
"This is the most honest I've ever been on an album. It's not that I wasn't being honest before, it's just that I wasn't speaking about things this personal before."
11 Jul, 2018
The Boardmasters festival, takes place in Cornwall from 8th - 12th August and features a whole host of Primary Talent International & Decked Out artists.
...Catfish and The Bottlemen (Friday Headliners)
...Fun Lovin' Criminals
29 Mar, 2018
Boardmasters takes place from 8th-12th August at Newquay, Cornwall across 12 stages. Many Primary Talent International & Decked Out artists will be taking part:
...Catfish and the Bottlemen (Headliner)
...Fun Lovin' Criminals
26 Jun, 2017
Kano's full 59 minute live set on the Park Stage at Glastonbury Festival on Sunday 25th June.
View on the BBC iPlayer.
18 May, 2017
The Great Escape festival begins today at many different venues across Brighton, and features some "stand-alone" Spotlight Shows. These include...
...Kano & Friends (Friday 19th May)
...Ray BLK (Saturday 20th, w/Rag'n'Bone Man)
02 May, 2017
Kano presents his spoken-word tribute to the boxer Anthony Joshua, on the aftermath of his win against Wladimir Klitschko.
Featured in the Daily Mirror from link below.
29 Apr, 2017
Kano will be making a special 'Spotlight Show' at The Great Escape festival in Brighton, on 19th May at the Old Market.
Featured in Clash Magazine.
05 Nov, 2016
The winners of the MOBO Awards were announced at a ceremony at the SSE Hydro in Glasgow last night. Primary Talent artists who won were:
...Kano - 'Made In The Manor'
12 Oct, 2016
Kano is the cover star of the latest edition of the NME. He is currently on tour around the UK, see his artist page for details.
16 Sep, 2016
Kano performed '3 Wheel-Ups' at last night's Mercury Music Prize at Hammersmith Eventim Apollo.
13 Sep, 2016
Five questions for Kano on the BBC's Live Lounge, on the eve of the Mercury Prize awards, for which his album 'Made In The Manor' has been nominated.